Only 30 minutes walking from Nakano station, you can find this stunning hillside park with an abundance of natural feautures. Whatever season you pick to visit this park you will find it relaxing and calm. Rokkendai, the Pagoda of the Six Wise Ones The park was founded by philosopher Dr. Enryo Inoue (1858-1919) … Continue reading Mysterious Tetsugakudo Park
On the basement floor of the renowned manga and anime paradise, Nakano Broadway, you can find: Daily Chico's. If you're in for a challenge try their "Tokudai Soft Cream”. It's a tower of eight different ice cream flavors! Wow, eight?! Yes, it's one serving of every flavor on the menu. Strawberry, coffee, milk, chocolate, … Continue reading I scream, you scream, we all scream: “Ice cream: Tokudai”!
North of Nakano station you can find the famous shopping street: Nakano Sun Mall. It is a long covered street with a glass roof and a large variety of shops, restaurants and cafes on both sides. Nakano Sun Mall has a unique traditional look and feel which is in contrast to most other modern shopping … Continue reading Where to spend and save your money in Nakano.
↑This picture was download from the page of Bunkamura's website. Golden week just finished, it was a busy peirod here. I'm so glad that I could had a day-off during the busy days, and went to an exhibition with my frined. Actually, I wasn't know about it, the exhibition, till my friend told me that … Continue reading Golden Week — Exhibition date with KUNIYOSHI & KUNISADA!
↑ The Akasaka Palace(迎賓館赤坂離宮本館). Yesterday, I went to the State Guest House, Akasaka Palace for a sigtseeing. It wasn't on my plan, I was random saw the news on the internet, and all the reviews/comments are saying it is so popular, you have to wake up early to get a entry ticket in the morning, … Continue reading The State Guest House, Akasaka Palace!
↑This photo was took from the other movie theater in Shinjuku. I was't plan to watch this movie, till someone recommend me that I should watch as least once 4D film, and it was the reason why I this experience now... YES, it was Batman Vs Superman! The movie theater which provided 4D film and … Continue reading My first experience of 4D Film – Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice!
Today, I want to share a beautiful photo with everyone. One of my Japanese teacher, who sent this photo to me yesterday. He went to this place yesterday, because he heard ablut this place is becoming popular now, especially in foreign tourists. After I saw this photo, I can't believed my eyes, it's amazing pretty, … Continue reading Sakura Matsuri at Arakurayama Sengen Park(新倉山浅間公園)
In Harajuku there is a rabbit-themed cafe called Nicolas House. They have a variety of food but their main focus is on cute cream puffs and parfaits. (the picture was taken from littlemissbento.com) There is a cream puff and rabbit merchandise store downstairs- that’s where you ask the staff to lead you to the … Continue reading Nicolas House
In the middle of December I went to see Takao-san. I was lucky because the weather was really nice and still a bit autumn-ish so everything was bathed in warm colours. You can get to Takao straight from Nakano (no transfers needed!) via Chuo train line and it takes around 40 minutes. Right in … Continue reading Takao Mountain
Hey, it's Kiwi here! Going to a convention as an artist is very different than going as a visitor. I've tabled at quite a lot of conventions in various european countries but this time I wanted to share my experience from tabling at Comic Market (also known as Comiket). This was my first Asian convention- … Continue reading Tabling at Comiket