Another Tokyo post, besides checking out all the anime stuff I also went to visit some flower festivals. The Shibazakura festival was by far my favourite one, I went to the one in Chichibu which was about 1.5 hours outside of Tokyo. I hope you enjoy the blog post and pictures 🙂 While I did… Continue reading A Blanket of Pink! Viewing the Shibazakura at Chichibu’s Hitsujiyama Park (2018) — Merry Adventures
Akihabara and Ikebukuro are locations in Tokyo pretty synonymous with otaku culture. But a new place has slowly but surely started to pop up, that is, Nakano Broadway. I gotta say, looking at Youtube videos and blog posts about the place, I was hyped to check it out. The ‘broadway’/ shopping complex is only a… Continue reading Nakano Broadway ~ Not Quite the Otaku Paradise I Expected
On my last trip to the Nippori area, I knew I wanted to explore both the fabric stores and a place called the ‘Yanaka Cat Town’. Unfortunately, my hands were so filled with fabrics, I ended up just lugging them back to the hotel gave the cats a miss all together. So, now that I’m […]… Continue reading Blooming Flowers & Cats in Yanaka! — Merry Adventures
During my vacation in Tokyo, I’ll be staying at a hotel in Ikeburo. It’s quite a big travel hub and has sometimes been referred to as the ‘female Akihabara’. Although I did see both men and women in every shop I visited, so not quite sure on the validity of that statement! You may have… Continue reading A Day of Otaku Shopping in Ikebukuro!
Hello everyone! Boy, do I have some exciting news. By the time you are reading this, I’ll be up in the air heading to Tokyo. This post is just a quick note to let you all know what will be happening with my blog while I’m exploring. So first up I will be finishing off… Continue reading I’m Heading to Tokyo!
Since I’ve come back from Melbourne, I’ve been caught in a lull of comfort. I go to work 3 days a week and the other 4 days I lounge around with my cats watching Netflix or sometimes, and I really mean sometimes, pick up my Japanese textbook. Before I moved to Melbourne I had been… Continue reading I tried Speed Dating with Dear Pluto!
MadFest is a Japanese pop culture convention run by Australian entertainment company ‘Madman’. Madman looks after distributing Asian film, television, comics and merchandise throughout Australia and New Zealand. So when I heard that they had started up their very own conventions I was beyond excited. So far theis year their conventions have been held in… Continue reading MadFest Melbourne 2017 ~ Dreams Do Come True!