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Happy Monday

Here is a cupcake that my friend Nik drew for Pretty Pretty Yum Yum (yes, a boy who likes Hello Kitty). Kawaii desu ne???? Arigato gozaimashita 🙂

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Mini mini

Mini things are cuter than giant things. I’m totally addicted to bitesize 15 yen chocolates by Tirol and animal shaped erasers from the 100 yen store. Mini is big in Japan. There is even a real estate company here called Mini Mini.

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 […]