October 15, 2020

Halloween in Japan

This article was first featured in the Cosplay Deviants magazine in 2019. Please keep in mind that this article was first written in 2019. When you think about Halloween, you […]
October 4, 2020

Japanese Halloween 2020 Snacks

The appeal of Halloween in Japan has become more popular in recent years and I’m not talking about the wild parties that occur at the scramble crossing in Shibuya each […]
September 3, 2020

Tsukimi “Moon-Viewing” Burger from McDonald’s Japan

One of the fascinating things about Japan is the limited-time seasonal products. Since autumn is nearing, McDonald’s Japan is offering the yearly Tsukimi Burger (月見バーガー) for a limited time. The […]
August 29, 2020

LED Anime-Themed Manhole Covers Take over Tokorozawa City in Japan

Japan’s Tokorozawa city has been taken over by anime-themed manhole covers to celebrate the opening of Tokorozawa Sakura Town in Saitama Prefecture on August 1st. Japanese manholes are beautiful and […]
August 5, 2020

Pikachu-Flavor Potato Chips in Japan

Japanese snack food manufacturer KOIKE-YA (湖池屋) has collaborated with The Pokémon Company for two Pikachu inspired flavors for its Karamucho (spicy) and Suppamucho (sour) potato chips. A total of 3 […]
August 3, 2020

Exclusive Pokémon Card from Denny’s Japan

I recently posted about my visit to Denny’s in Japan since they currently have a limited campaign with The Pokémon Company ongoing that first started on July 10, 2020, and […]
August 1, 2020

Initial D X Shibukawa Stamp Rally!

If you’re a fan of the Initial D manga series written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno and happen to be in Japan a stamp rally (スタンプラリー) event titled Initial D […]
July 22, 2020

Denny’s Japan Teams up with The Pokémon Company

The popular Denny’s Family restaurant in Japan has teamed up with The Pokémon Company for a limited-time campaign that will run from July 10, 2020, to August 31, 2020. At […]
April 10, 2020

A Public Service Message regarding Coronavirus from the Straw Hats

The official English Twitter account for Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece anime series has posted a special subtitled message regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). These videos have also been broadcasted on Japanese TV […]
January 19, 2020

Gateau Festa Harada X Dragon Ball Valentine’s Day 2020

Gateau Festa Harada and Capsule Corporation from the Dragon Ball series have teamed up for Valentine’s Day 2020. The collaboration is offering two types of limited tin containers full of […]
January 14, 2020

Five Different Types of Gacha in Japan

I’m sure when most of you think of gacha, the first thing that comes to mind is that it’s a money grab designed by greedy companies but in reality, it’s […]
December 9, 2019

Yom Exhibition 5 at Toranoana Akihabara B

Yom‘s 5th exhibition based on his works is currently taking place at Toranoana Akihabara B Store until December 22, 2019. I’m a huge fan of his works so it’s always an honor […]