The design of the machines differs from each 3 stores and any of the characters - Madoka Kaname, Mami Tomoe, Homura Akemi, Sayaka Miki or Kyōko Sakura are depicted on machines.
Maid izakaya, “Yaneura,” is a Japanese style pub in Beijing where the waitresses are all dressed as French maids. They’ve been featured on various TV programs and are quite well known now, even in Japan.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku, Tokyo, remains to this day a reflection of 1950s Japan. So naturally, I found it quite an interesting contrast when I learned that there were cosplayers here, running their own cosplay café.
This is one meat bun that looks too cute to eat! It’s Hello Kitty’s birthday on October 16, and to celebrate Japanese convenience chain Circle K and Sankusu have devised their own ‘nikuman’ (steamed meat bun) homage to the famous feline.
Don’t you ever just want to go on a trip somewhere that’s not overrun by tourists – somewhere only true locals know about? That’s exactly the kind of place you can expect of Fukuoka’s “sengyo ichiba” – the Fukuoka Fish Market!
There’s always room for dessert, right girls? Not matter how full you feel after a meal, dessert is virtually a must! Here in Tenjin, in the heart of Fukuoka, you can find a whole range of sweets and desserts that all the local girls rave over. And they not only taste good, they’re incredibly affordable!
Men, women, and those somewhere in between! Here's what you can expect from the the hive of excitement that is "Anmitsu Hime"!
In my last report I introduced you to a few of the shops in the newest addition to the Canal City complex, the East Building, but Canal City isn’t only about fashion, it’s also a gourmet wonderland! Allow me to introduce you to a few of my favorite ramen shops and cafés that you can find in Canal City Hakata!
Culture Watch: bringing you the latest news and gossip in Japanese pop-culture! Japan’s “kawaii” culture has drawn the attention of people all over the world and is now set to make an appearance in high school text books!
City info, event info and unique aspects of Fukuoka presented to you by asianbeat's international crew. We want to show you there's more to Fukuoka than just ramen and yatai! "This is Fukuoka" - your guide to Fukuoka with a twist!
Shokudo, or restaurants specializing in Japanese set meals, are not uncommon these days, but Wappo Teishhokudo on Kego-hondori stands out when compared to this widening field.