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Little Twin Stars ART BOOK

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Little Twin Stars characters born in the year of 1975, so this year is their 40th anniversary.
The lovely official and memorial art book was published in this January.

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It contains a lot of Kiki and Lala’s cute art, interview with their original designer, small reissued filed mag, old-time products, or many more contents.

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I especially love the interview of their mom-designer, like how they were born from the first sketches.

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Kiki and Lala are one of my best friends all the time. I love them more when I finished reading the art book.

Little Twin Stars ART BOOK - Amazon.co.jp

Miyako Sushi

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My friend and I went to Miyako Sushi for a dinner.
We had made a reservation for the night since last summer. It means that this Sushi restaurant, Miyako Sushi is incredibly popular restaurant and even making a reservation is very difficult.

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Everything including appetizers that we had was just wonderful, and also we appreciated the very kind hospitality.

Miyako Sushi

Kyoko Okazaki Exhibition

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Kyoko Okazaki is a manga artist who made huge impact in 1980s-90s.
Her manga books are not suit for small children, but for late teens or grown-ups.

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She drew poetic and realistic and painful stories with cute and sexy characters, it’s not as like ordinary happy-ending lovely girls’ manga books.
She was forced to stopped her career since 1996, a sudden traffic accident.

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Still now, so many people loves her work. We can see her almost of all works in this exhibition.

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I got washi tapes of Okazaki’s sexy girls from “I wanna be your dog”.

Literature Museum of Setagaya-Ward (世田谷文学館)
Kyoko Okazaki - Wikipedia

Partenope Hiroo

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My friend and I went to have a dinner at Partenope Hiroo where was an Italian restaurant.

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We started from prosciutto and mozzarella, eggplants, fresh porcini pizza, Cacciucco and so on. Everything was great, but especially the fresh porcini pizza was the best of the best.

Partenope Hiroo

HORIGUCHI COFFEE

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HORIGUCHI COFFEE is always counted as one of the best of coffee shop in Tokyo. They use top quality coffee bean and making rich flavored blended coffee.

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I had a cup of “basic” blended coffee, No.7, strong aroma and bitter taste. And to go with it, their special cheese cake is worth to try.

HORIGUCHI COFFEE

X-girl x SNOOPY’ Snoopy Cuddly Plushie

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This lovely Snoopy is the collaborative stuff between X-girl and SNOOPY.

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Snoopy wears X-girl hoodie and jeans. He looks like a cool street skater. I’ve been loving with the Peanuts Snoopy.
This Snoopy is very cute, and he is just a perfect, soft cuddly size.

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Okame – a traditional Japanese sweet cafe

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My friend and I went to have a sweet at Okame in Yurakucho after our dinner.

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We had a Japanese dessert, Mitsumame with fruits and ice cream.

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The mitsumame usually comes with sweet black syrup that is called Kuromitsu.
I love to pour a small drop of the Kuromitsu onto the Mitsumame before eating.

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We were able to have a very good tea time with Japanese traditional sweet.

Okame – Tabelog
Okame - nifty sweets-bu
Mitsumame – Wikipedia

Colourful hair ties from Marc by Marc Jacobs

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These are colourful hair ties from Marc by Marc Jacobs. l love this cluster of playful charms that are a rainbow, cloud and lightening bolt along with signature Marc by Marc Jacobs signet disc.
They are very fashionable.

Marc by Marc Jacobs

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