Tag Archives: cute

Year of the pig

I guess swine flu fears have completely disappeared now that cute pig-related products are back on the market. This little piggy is from Anderson Danish bakery in Daimaru depato, Shinsaibashi. The pastry head was filled with raisins, and the pig was sitting on a pool of ‘mud’ (chocolate) on top of a custard-filled danish.

Addicted to… LOFT!

These mugs from LOFT say “Way to go!”, “What’s up!” and “So happy”. Animal cutting boards. The amazing, so-strong-they-never-need-sharpening ceramic knives! ‘Coloured-pencil’ chopsticks! Cow saucepan (from the makers of the Frying Pan-da). The homewares level of LOFT is one of the cutest places on earth.

Guitar hero

It’s Rock Hello Kitty! She’s joined a KISS cover band and turned into a rock chick for this Gotochi charm, from the ‘rare Hello Kitty’ store in Osaka Ko. Right now Kitty is also starring in a very catchy and super-cute TV commercial for an insect repellant called Pokemuhi. PS Did you know you can […]

Lunchbox love

I’ve just spent 2 hours staring at the Flickr of Luckysundae, a girl who makes amazing bento boxes, after following a link from the ever-adorable Epicute. She creates super-kawaii bentos for her family every day and shares pictures on Flickr. She’s turned every possible theme into a cute and yummy lunch, from Little Red Riding […]

Kawaii Kitty

Hello Kitty fans, listen up! If you’re in Osaka, there’s a Crash Hello Kitty Fair in Namba department store Marui 0101, with limited edition collector’s products made by top Japanese designers. If you’re not in Osaka, you can join in the fun online! I picked up a cute mug of an umbrella-swinging Kitty, and was […]

Cheesecake Kitty

For a while I was convinced that collecting Gotochi Hello Kitty (mini Kitty charms from different places in Japan) was a dangerous habit that could only end in disapproving sighs from other members of the household and potential bankruptcy. But then I saw Kobe Cheesecake Kitty (above) and decided to take it up regardless. The […]