In keeping with the current matcha theme that's active in Japan, Mister Donut is jumping into the fray with their offering of matcha goodness products and yummy things to eat!   [caption id="attachment_21360" align="alignnone" width="993"] Mister Donut collaboration with Gion Tsujiri, a tea company.[/caption] How good does that donut look? Gion Tsujiri is a green tea specialist from Kyoto who have been around for over 150...
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May
In yet another reason why Japan is the ultimate haven for cool and exclusive stuff, a Kyoto department is now host to some sweet Danganronpa swag. The Kyoto Marui department store is now holding a Danganronpa Hope’s Peak Academy’s Co-op until May 18th with some nice merch and more. Here's a look at what you can expect. [caption id="attachment_14567" align="alignnone" width="629"] Danganronpa clear file ¥199 or in a...
Capsule hotels are completely synonymous with Japan. Those tiny sleeping quarters resembling a futuristic coffin which served many a salaryman can be found dotted across Japan. There are differences in each hotel but undoubtedly one of the coolest and more distinctive one is Nine Hours situated in Kyoto. So it's with sadness that we hear news of its impending closure. Surprisingly, there wasn't a reason...
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Sep
The past weekend saw the 2nd Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair after the huge success it turned out to be last year. The event is also known "Kyomafu" for short and was held on September 6 (business day) and September 7th (public day). The venue chosen for the event was the Miyako Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) and it was all put together by the City...
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Aug
Have you ever come across lunchtime and been in a dilemma as to what eat? What about if you can't make up your mind between a burger or a pizza? Well now thanks to an enterprising pizza parlour in Kyoto, that choice is no longer a burden. The parlour called Pizza Little Party have just taken their covers off their latest monstrosity or culinary delight,...
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Apr
Here's a few pics now of the new Nintendo building under construction in Kyoto. The pics come courtesy of Blogtendo and the plans for the new office space came after the reveal of the Wii U in 2011. This is costing Nintendo around ¥16.5 billion which is roughly $US204 million. That's a lot of Wii U's and 3DS's sold. When it's completed, the building is...
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Jul
And yet another dose of gaming goodness only available to the lucky 3DS owners in Japan, Nintendo have announced that they'll be launching a new video service for their fans. Mind you there already is a 3D service like this for the 3DS whereby users can watch different offerings from Fuji TV and Nippon TV. This new service though will be updated frequently with 2D...