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Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition

Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition

I went to Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition which was held at MATSUYA GINZA department store.

Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition

The exhibition, which also had a cafe, was attracting many visitors.

Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition

Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition

I had Gaspard et Lisa curry at the cafe, and had a happy fun time with my friend.

Gaspard et Lisa & Penelope exhibition

Gaspard et Lisa (japanese)

The Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta 3

The Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta 3

The room has an excellent view of the volcano and most of the lake!

The Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta 3

You can see Disney characters are dancing from the windows.

The Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta 3

The Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta 3

The Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta 3

Tokyo DisneySea hotels
Tokyo DisneyResort hotels

nyanko ice cream at NAMJATOWN

nyanko ice cream at NAMJATOWN

Nyanko (neko = cat) Dessert Festival at Namjatown. Namjatown is in Ikebukuro Tokyo, company of famous for computer game software – Namco produced this amusement place.

nyanko ice cream at NAMJATOWN

You can play (of course) games, or just look around and enjoy some funny foods.

nyanko ice cream at NAMJATOWN

I had ghost black cat Tama-chan ice cream, the black color is from black sesame.

nyanko ice cream at NAMJATOWN

My friends’ looks like fell in love with someone… look at the cat’s eye!

NAMJATOWN (japanese)
Nyanko Dessert Festival (japanese)
Google Maps

Akihabara (Tokyo Realtime Audio Tour)

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Akihabara has long been a popular destination for visitors who come to Tokyo. A publishing company in Tokyo. White Rabbit Press released audio guided tours of Akihabara.

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TOKYO REALTIME tours interweave narration and interviews within a soundscape of location ambience. The tours deliver a seamless mix of adventure and cultural insight while navigating real-world spaces. Simply transfer the audio program to any portable mp3 player, go to the starting point on the included map and press play

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Akihabara
TOKYO’S ELECTRIC TOWN, Akihabara is Japan’s subculture hotspot for anime, manga, games and figures which attracts hardcore fans – and curious visitors – from all over the world. Internationally recognized experts on the area take you on an unforgettable, behind-the-scenes tour of the area. You’ll visit all the must-see shops, gain historical knowledge, cultural insights and learn insider jargon like otagei, moé, itasha and more.

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I often go to Akihabara to buy electric household appliances and digital gadgets. But I hesitated to enter otaku shops. I try with this Audio Tour again.

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TOKYO REALTIME – Audio Guided Walking Tours

(500) days of Summer (gohyaku nichi no Summer)

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Now (500) days of Summer is screening. Yoko and I went to see that at Hibiya chanter. Last year, one buzz word “Soshoku-danshi (erbivorous men)” was booming in Japan.

Tom (main cast) is like as Soshoku-danshi. Summer is so adorable! We agree with her decision. We want to believe destiny to meet best partner.

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Sound track is so good for us. I love Smiths and Bell & Sebastian. Zooey Deschanel(as Summer) is also a member of, American indie folk band “She & Him”. I’m so interested in her works.

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Oliver Peoples released Zooey Deschanel’s model glass.

(500) days of Summer (Japanese site)
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Oliver Peoples

Licca-chan doll wearing school uniform

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Licca-chan doll was released in 1967 (like Babie doll). Now some schools start to sell Licca-chan doll wearing their school uniform for the graduates.

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I hope to make it with my highschool uniform.

Licca-chan
School unifrom Licca-chan

Yuru chara by Jun Miura

Yuru chara by Jun Miura

“Yuru chara” means weaker characterized characters. Japanese illustration artist, Jun Miura named that concept “Yuru chara” firstly. Yuru Chara does not like Disney’s charactor and Japanese animation. Most of them are designed with amateurism.

Yuru chara by Jun Miura

Japanese loves characters. but sometimes they feel business mind inside of characters. So they prefer to amateurism. Jun miura gathered lots of Yuru chara at his exhibition.

Yuru chara by Jun Miura

His idea is very unique.

Jun miura (japanese)
Yuru chara (Wikipedia Japan)

Winter Illumination 2009-2010 at Nagashima Resort

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I’ve been to Nagashima Resort in Mie prefecture to see the winter illumination.
It starts 5pm every day. Many people gathered to see the moment to start lightning.

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We went through the LED tunnel. The field were covered with lots of LED lump.
That’s amazing scene.

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Many tourists from other countries came there.

Nagashima Resort

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