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The Neo-Pop Kimono Art of Akira Times

One artist is pushing the envelope with his unique artist vision of Japanese kimono.

15 Popular Shops in Shibuya

Shibuya, Tokyo's center of youth culture, is a hot place to shop for fashion—and just about anything else! Here are 15 recommendations you have to hit while in 'Shibs'!

100 Years of Japanese Makeup Styles

Check out how Japanese makeup has changed in the past 100 years!

Get Your Hands on Super Mario Bros. Makeup

Japanese makeup cosmetic line Shu Uemura is introducing a holiday collection to look your Princess Peach best.

Dress Your Cat as a Japanese High School Girl

Cats may not be crazy about water, but that doesn’t mean they don’t look unbelievably cute wearing sailor suit fashion.

Cheap Shopping Stopovers Near Your Tokyo Hotel

When staying around one of the main train stops of Tokyo and Kanto, there's always an opportunity to sneak in some shopping time. Make sure to note these hot spots and sashay your way to cheap stuff and good finds.

Wonder Woman & Hello Kitty Finally Join Forces

For the first time ever, Sanrio’s cute cat will be teaming up with a Western-made film.

Top 5 Department Stores in Kansai

A guide to the top luxury shopping options in Kansai.

Transformed Not by Alchemy, but by Sanrio

Hit anime/manga 'Fullmetal Alchemist' characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy.

Online Shopping in Japan (by JLPT Level)

JLPT surely stands for 'Just Let People Trade' right? Joking aside, we're bringing you a list of five of the best Japanese shopping websites, ranked by the level of Japanese (according to the Japanese Language Proficiency Test) needed to access them.

An Inexpensive Way to Make Bath Bombs

Why spend money on a luxurious bath bomb when you can make one yourself using ingredients and gadgets from ¥100 store?

Affordable Sailor Moon Clothes Are Back at GU

Low-priced Sailor Moon fashion returns with new winter pieces from Uniqlo's sister brand, GU.

This Beer Garden is Offering Summer Kimono

Not only do you get an incredible view, a three-course meal and all-you-can-drink alcoholic beverages, but you even get a 'yukata' for an unbeatable price!

Fashioning a Wedding Dress Out of a Kimono

These dresses made from redesigned antique kimono should definitely make the bride feel special on her big day!

Sanrio & Sailor Moon Collab Goods Are Here

Sailor Moon and My Melody are teaming up in their first collaboration to bring you adorable goods with a dash of Moon Prism power.

Comfy Pajamas Double as Outdoor Summer Kimono

Are you someone who likes to wear your pajamas outside your house? Well now you can wear these stylish pajamas outside your house and also add some Japanese flavor.

Transform Yourself with the Power of the Moon

Sailor Moon’s Cosmic Heart Compact will transform your cheeks as a gorgeous blush container.

Where to Get Cheap Beach Gear in Japan!

Has planning your first trip to the beach left your pockets empty, yet you still need to buy... everything? AAJ to the rescue!

Anime-Themed Glasses Store Comes to Akihabara

Whether you’re after 'Boruto' spectacles or glasses from 'Maho Girls Pretty Cure!', this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.

Relax in Cozy Kimono-Style Room Wear

Once you put on this comfy outfit including the 'hakama' pants, you won't want to leave your house.

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