Tokyo Trip 11/01 Part 2: Sanrio World Ginza, Vampire Cafe

As we still had some time before our reservation at Vampire Cafe, we went to Sanrio’s flagship store: Sanrio World Ginza. The store is located in the Nishi Ginza department store, which is easily accessible from Ginza Station. Sanrio World takes up a WHOLE FLOOR, so taking the escalator up felt as if we were … More Tokyo Trip 11/01 Part 2: Sanrio World Ginza, Vampire Cafe

Tokyo Trip 11/01 Part 1: YOSHIKIMONO Exhibition, Q Pot Cafe

I’d heard there was an exhibition of the first YOSHIKIMONO collection, and I was determined to go. The exhibition required you to reserve a day & time slot – I hadn’t had time to make a reservation before arriving in Tokyo, but luckily there were still spaces available and we were able to make a … More Tokyo Trip 11/01 Part 1: YOSHIKIMONO Exhibition, Q Pot Cafe

Tokyo Trip 10/31: Harajuku (Takeshita Dori, Laforet, Hunter’s Fair Steampunk Event)

I’d seen on Twitter a few weeks earlier that Tokyo Steampunk was holding a steampunk event called Hunter’s Fair at Laforet Museum (an event space on the 6th floor of the Laforet shopping centre)  on the 31st of October. As it was a Saturday, we attempted to go a different route rather than down Takeshita Dori. But … More Tokyo Trip 10/31: Harajuku (Takeshita Dori, Laforet, Hunter’s Fair Steampunk Event)

Tokyo Trip 2015/10/30: Tokyo Tower, Ikebukuro Pokemon Centre & Sanrio Gift Gate

On the 30th we went to Tokyo Tower, as we’d reserved tickets for the the One Piece areas there. Steph is a big fan of One Piece, but I’ve only watched it during our trip to Paris last year and so don’t know much about it. Apart from it has pirates. And there’s a guy … More Tokyo Trip 2015/10/30: Tokyo Tower, Ikebukuro Pokemon Centre & Sanrio Gift Gate