They did it again

Ok, so I’ve posted about student art before (here and here), the latter being the same art project as this post, just last year’s version.  So this might be overkill and I am sure a lot of people don’t care about papier-mâché animals. If that’s you then…don’t read this post! Basically, I am constantly impressed by…

Gotochi Kitty

Gotochi Kitty are little Hello Kitty charms that can be bought all over Japan. The special catch is that each region of Japan has Kitty charms that are particular to their area (which is what gotochi means). So for example, the Gotochi Kitty charm that represents Tokyo Tower can (ideally) only be bought within Tokyo,…

Product placement #6–Usagi roll cake

As you can see I am easily persuaded by cute animals, and this usagi-chan (rabbit) was no exception. I love how his ears emphasize the length of this roll cake. It was pretty delicious, especially considering it was a packaged cake. The center was filled with a really  nice cream.

Did you know Japan likes cute things?

Maybe you’ve never heard of Japan. That might be why you didn’t know Japan likes cute things. I also like cute things, so Japan and I have been getting along quite well so far. One of the cutest places I’ve been so far is KiddyLand, which is a toy store that has basically every cute…