Tea Party Club 10th Anniversary Event: Dream Masquerade Carnival

Something a little different today – a report of a lolita fashion-focused event I went to recently! Tea Party Club is a lolita group that has become well known in the J-fashion community over the past few years for its large events featuring famous brands and guests from Japan. You probably don’t know this, but … More Tea Party Club 10th Anniversary Event: Dream Masquerade Carnival

Misaruka Last Fukubukuro

Sadly, Misaruka have now disbanded, but I was able to get of their last fukubukuro. The fukubukuro were 4000 Yen each, and only 30 were available. Here’s a video of my unboxing:   Fukubukuro contents: ビストロミサルカ3 (Bistro Misaruka 3) – fukubukuro limited tokuten DVD Ancient ReBORN Floride umbra Rasen Reunion (Regular Edition) 廻る季節に綴る君と僕の詠 WHAT DO … More Misaruka Last Fukubukuro

Visual Kei Sub-Genres

Visual kei is very diverse, both in terms of style and sound. One visual kei band could be gothic and play heavy metal, another could be extremely colourful and play pop. A number of sub-genres have appeared over the years to try and define different types of visual kei bands. However, many bands are difficult to put … More Visual Kei Sub-Genres

ギャロ (THE GALLO) Store Plate & Spoon Set and Monthly Cheki 2017/1

A while ago I ordered from Gallo’s online store, Torikoshi Hyakkaten, for the first time. The store is on Japanese online marketplace Base, which unfortunately doesn’t accept credit cards issued outside Japan. However, Torikoshi Hyakkaten accepts Paypal when you place an order by email instead of using the shopping cart, and there’s a helpful guide … More ギャロ (THE GALLO) Store Plate & Spoon Set and Monthly Cheki 2017/1

Scarlet Valse & Misaruka 2017 Fukubukuro/Lucky Bags

Since the 2016 Scarlet Valse fukubukuro was really good, I decided to buy one again this year. I was also able to buy a Misaruka fukubukuro this year before they sold out! Both fukubukuro were ¥4000, and this year they were only listed on the Japanese site, which only accepts cash on delivery as payment, … More Scarlet Valse & Misaruka 2017 Fukubukuro/Lucky Bags