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.
There's nothing more fun than themed cafe food and the characters that inspire them, and Sanrio's Pom Pom Purin, or "pudding" dog has been given his very own Pom Pom Purin Cafe, located in Harajuku. It's too cute for words! Hit the jump for more!
J-fashion model and designer Ayumi Seto recently breezed through San Francisco for the Cherry Blossom Festival. We talked about her new Batty Girls brand, her love of American junk culture, the state of Harajuku, and some very tasty burgers. Read on after the jump!
Banpresto will feature the most popular vocaloid character Hatsune Miku in their next Ichiban Kuji lottery series "Hatsune Miku Brand Collaboration - Miku wears Milk." Miku collaborates with Milk, one of the original Harajuku fashion brands and one of the oldest gothic lolita brands. Check the lineup after the jump.
Harajuku icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu took San Francisco by storm last weekend with appearances and live performances at the J-Pop Summit Festival. Read on for our exclusive one-on-one interview with the PON PON PON one herself!
Have you ever had the dream of wearing a dress that makes you feel like a princess? Lolita fashion tickles those inner desires for ruffles and ribbons, but it is not for everyone. Well, if it's just for one day, would you like to be a lolita? A salon is Harajuku is doing just that for girls in Japan to unleash their inner lolita. More details after the jump!
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a brand new song and music video in the form of “Ninja ri Bang Bang”, a colorful eye candy love letter to Japanese culture complete with ninja dance moves, laser battles, and a catchy techno hook. Watch it after the jump!