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Studio Ghibli is well-known for the production of theater animation by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. Ghibli Museum realizes the world their works such as ‘My neighbor Totoro’, ‘Princess Mononoke’ and ‘Spirited Away’. Based on the basic design by Hayao Miyazaki, this museum was opened in 2001. Always packed with many peoplle from over the world, regardless of age or sex, exhibition rooms for the...

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The cafes in Japan have branched out and evolved new methods in order to attract customers and to keep patrons having a good experience at the establishments. Today there are various types of cafes, including ones that offer additional services. These range from costume or theme based cafes to the ever popular animal based cafes in Japan. For the animal lover in everyone, yes, there are animal based cafés located throughout Japan....

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One of the busiest districts of Tokyo, Shibuya is known for its restaurants, shopping, nightlife, events, and giant, world-famous crossing. Everyday there is something new to do in the area. Weekends boast a plethora of activities which makes it difficult to decide where to go. Busy year round, Shibuya keeps visitors and locals constantly entertained. Autumn is no exception. From sales to outdoor events, the options are limitless. One...

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Studio Ghibli is an animation studio responsible for films such as Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbour Totoro, Ponyo, and the highest grossing anime film of all time, Spirited Away. Lying in the western suburbs of Tokyo is the famous Studio Ghibli Museum. The Studio Ghibli Museum, officially called the Forest of Mitaka Ghibli Art Museum (三鷹の森ジブリ美術館) is a small yet perfectly formed jewel of a museum. To get to it, you can take the...

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Japan has a huge food culture. Downtown Tokyo alone has over 80,000 restaurants, and more Michelin stars than all of France. In a country where an unique culture with often strange trends blends with food, it’s no surprise that unusual themed restaurants are becoming the next big thing. Whether you want to eat amidst giant Gundams, cats, or cutely dressed maids, Tokyo seems to have something for everyone. Even if you’re not at...

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Hello Kitty Haven in Yokohama


Posted By on Jan 15, 2014

Attention all Hello Kitty lovers: Put down the Kitty souvenirs and take a bite of a real Hello Kitty treat. Head over to Hello Kitty Café Restaurant (HKCR), a haven for Kitty aficionados and food-art lovers alike. At the end of the Minato Mirai line, the café is a short walk from Motomachi-Chukagai Station. When entering the second floor café, one may expect all things to be pink, frilly, and quintessentially girly. In this regard,...

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