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    Tuesday March 1, 2016
  • Amazing Web Commercial Pitches "The Definition of Japanese Kawaii" With The World's First Cute Miso Soup

    "Kawaii is young, innocent, and pure. That’s what someone said in an ancient tale."

    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!

  • Monday August 3, 2015
  • VIDEO: Inside the Kawaii Monster Cafe

    Wild new theme restaurant in Harajuku now open to the public

    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!

  • Wednesday April 22, 2015
  • VIDEO: Misako Aoki Reveals Drastic Rules for Lolita Fashion

    Possibly impossible to follow

    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!

  • Saturday February 14, 2015
  • "Eva Micro Macro" Merchandise Line Includes Plush Dolls

    Kaworu Nagisa leads the charge!

    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!

  • Sunday December 14, 2014
  • These Nekomimi Rings Are Purr-fectly Classy

    Traditional wedding bands, eat your heart out!

    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!

  • Friday April 5, 2013
  • New "Segakawaii" Accessories and Brand Targets Female Fans

    New brand from Sega lets you wear Megadrive and Dreamcast inspired accesories

    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!

  • Thursday February 28, 2013
  • All Nippon Airways Launches What Is "KAWAII"? Vote Campaign

    ANA to poll on your Kawaii opinion

    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!

  • Thursday September 22, 2011
  • Video: Hello Kitty Makes Her DJ Debut!

    Hello Kitty themed CLUB KT now open in Tokyo

    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!

  • Thursday August 18, 2011
  • Hello Kitty DJ Club to Open at Shibuya 109

    CLUB KT to feature “characters, fashion, and music”

    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!

  • Tuesday July 26, 2011
  • Hello Kitty and AKB48 Celebrate Collaboration

    J-pop idols and Sanrio Icon in Dazzling Photoshoot

    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.