Instant food maker Marukome points out that miso soup has literally been a staple of Japanese for over a millennium. It's part of the Japanese DNA. And, Marukome asserts, so its cute spirit of Kawaii. Pushing the pitch further, Marukome reminds us that Harajuku is the trend-setting epicenter of Kawaii fashion and culture. So, they're going to show the world "The Definition of Japanese Kawaii" with Harajuku miso soup!
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!
You don’t have to dress like Little Bo Peep to get a laugh out of this new video featuring Japan’s kawaii ambassador Misaok Aoki as lays out the dos and don’ts of hardcore fundamentalist Lolita fashion. Watch after the jump!
Kaworu, in a way, seems like he'd be pretty cuddly. At least, Shinji seems to think so. Either way, Neon Genesis Evangelion fans wouldn't protest at another chance to pick up some adorable new merchandise featuring Kaworu and the rest of the cast, especially a line from Sanrio! Hit the jump for more!
Looking for a gorgeous and unique piece of jewelry for that special someone? These rings come adorned with cat ears and come in several different models, from classy to high class! Hit the jump for more!
Sega wants to be KAWAII! The video game company announced its newest license brand, "Segakawaii". The brand will re-design Sega's video game consoles and characters for female fans. The first collaboration with popular apparel brand “galaxxxy” will be on the market on April 25th. See the photos of products after the jump!
What is "Kawaii"? The debate heats up! ANA, All Nippon Airways, is conducting a poll on their website for your opinion as a part of "Is Japan cool?" campaign. Watch a video of "What is Kawaii" in the words of Japanese kawaii people and the link for the poll page after the jump!
About a month ago, Crunchyroll News first reported on CLUB KT, a Hello Kitty themed store and event space, complete with DJ booth, set to open inside of Tokyo's famous Shibuya 109 shopping complex. Well, the grand opening occurred last night and a host of very strange pictures and videos are now emerging. Here's your chance to watch and hear Hello Kitty's historic first DJ set after the jump!
Hello Kitty sure has been busy with music related projects, what with recent collaborations with the likes of Hatsune Miku and AKB48. Now, Sanrio’s iconic character of cute is set to DJ and drop beats at a new store and event space located at the world famous Shibuya 109 shopping center. More details and pics after the jump!
Ambassadors from jpop group AKB48 and Sanrio's Hello Kitty took the stage together in Tokyo to show off their wave of collaborative good. Check out the pictures after the jump.