In Harajuku, there are endless of happenings that unconsciously or consciously promote it’s uniqueness above the rest. Actually every month, there’s something new that this city has to offer – one of these things is the NEW Kawaii Monster Cafe by Sebastian Masuda.
Their interior and even staff (whom they call monster girls) screams rainbowholic (pun intended) and super kawaii!
HARAJUKU Vintage SHOPMAP is a simple guide for good quality vintage stores around Harajuku area. If you like FRUiTS magazine style / Japanese street fashion in general, this guide by FUNKTIQUE Tokyo is a must when exploring Harajuku for the best curated fashion pieces. You can visit Funktique store (Opening Hours: 12:00-20:00) to get a free copy before embarking on your vintage shopping journey in Harajuku. Or you can download the the PDF file from here!
Tamagotchi was first sold in 1996 as it was created by Akihito of WiZ and Aki Maita of Bandai. When we were kids, it was actually one of the biggest toy trends. That was the time when internet is still booming and having a virtual pet was definitely a benchmark. (I remember having it in pink and never wanting to leave home without feeding my pet. -Ashley)
Trivia: The term tamagotchi is a portmanteau of the words “tamago” which means egg in Japanese, and the english word “watch”. Japanese characters don’t have “tch”, just chi. Thus the name, tamagotchi.