Tag Archive: cute

Mr. Men & Little Miss Do Harajuku

Japan knows cute. Even when said cuteness doesn’t originate in Japan, this is a country that has a way of bringing everything adorable to the heart of Tokyo–often in the form of limited-run theme… Continue reading

Stars & Sweets: Milky Way Cafe, Ikebukuro

As I mentioned in my last post about cat cafes, I returned to Tokyo this past summer for another round of research, which meant… more visits to my favorite Tokyo eateries and introductions… Continue reading

Cat Cafe Time at Hapi Neko, Shibuya

I love cats. I recent acquired two adorable kittens (one Persian, one Himalayan), but since they are back in Berkeley while I am in Tokyo for the summer, I’ve been experiencing some definite… Continue reading

Hello, Kitty: A Day at Sanrio Puroland

Hello Kitty and Twitter: two of my favorite things. The two combined in wonderful ways last year when I entered a giveaway sponsored by @TimeOutTokyo for two passes to Sanrio Puroland and actually won!… Continue reading

Hello Kitty Does Takarazuka

Two of my recent posts about Hello Kitty and Takarazuka come together here in… you guessed it, Takarazuka Hello Kitty! I picked up this delightful set of souvenir postcards during my recent visit… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #19: Isetta, Berkeley

A short break from the China flashbacks for a more recent Berkeley flashback: While I was sitting in the original Peet’s Coffee in Berkeley last month, this cute little “bubble car” pulled up,… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #16: Tiger Bike, Berkeley

Isn’t this amazing? I spotted it in Berkeley just in front of Trattoria Corso (which has great pasta, by the way). I love the white belly. Happy Wednesday!

Wordless Wednesday #14: Meet Rapunzel

Meet Rapunzel, a two-year-old female cat that my father recently adopted. She’s pretty and good with computers. Happy Wednesday!

Wordless Wednesday #4: Snow Monkeys, Nagano

It’s considerably less cold in Tokyo this week, so maybe spring is on its way after all. But who doesn’t love snow monkeys? Related links: More pictures from my Nagano roadtrip [Flickr] More… Continue reading

Happy Year of the Rabbit!

Happy New Year! あけましておめでとうございます!The Year of the Rabbit is off to a great start here in Japan. I actually got my act together in time to send out nengajo, or New Year’s postcards,… Continue reading