URAHARA is a frenetic and colorful trip through the backstreets of Harajuku. Today, Emily delves a bit further into the fashion choices and the series' current outlook on street fashion in Harajuku. Read more after the jump!
In cooperation with Toei Animation and Kodansha, Bandai opened "Sailor Moon Store" on the 0.5th floor of the Laforet Harajuku department store in Tokyo on September 23. The Japan Times has posted a six-minute "walk-through" video to introduce Japan's first permanent official store dedicated to the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise that celebrates 25th anniversary this year.
Sailor Moon has found a home in Harajuku! The new Sailor Moon store opens this Saturday, offering more than a dozen store-exclusive items as well as cosmetics and other goods. Hit the jump for a preview of the new merch!
Osaka-based clothing company Seven Digit's kids cloth brand "Betty" announced today that it has launched a new collaboration project with acclaimed Japanese animator/anime character designer Shingo Adachi. He now belongs to A-1 Pictures and is known for his works for Sword Art Online, Shooting Star Rockman, and WORKING!!. Hit the jump for more details.
For a limited time only, Maison de Julietta - a boutique in Harajuku that gives its customers a chance to try out the Lolita fashion style - is offering a series of Lolita makeovers / photoshoots inspired by characters from Eiichiro Oda's popular manga and TV anime, One Piece. Hit the jump to learn more.
Demon Kakka and his fellow akuma of the Japanese heavy metal band Seikima-II have conquered Harajuku for a limited time with a concept cafe that celebrates 30 years worth of demonic influence on the unsuspecting realm of Earth. Hit the jump to learn more.
A collaboration between Kiddyland, a Japanese toy store, and Kirby, the hero of numerous video games by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory, will begin on August 22, 2015, with some special events and a new line of character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
The weirdness factor in Tokyo’s Harajuku neighborhood took a dramatic increase over the weekend with the opening of the Kawaii Monster Café, a new theme restaurant designed to shock the senses and taste buds. A new video tour shows you around inside after the jump!
Sebastian Masuda's new art / dining experience, the Kawaii Monster Cafe in Harajuku, promises to be monstrously interesting fusion of food and cute culture when it opens in August of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
Movic will open an official store dedicated to the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise named "LOVE LIVE! Collaboration SHOP" in Harajuku for a limited time between April 24 and July 5. It will also feature various exhibits collaborated with its anime and game series. Hit the jump for more details.
Tokyo-based anime character merchandise company Movic has announced that a time-limited official store devoted to the TV anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu! will open in Harajuku, Tokyo, this Saturday on January 10. Hit the jump for more details.