Black roses, bloomers and cobwebs—welcome to the world of gothic lolita fashion… Gothic lolita (also known as gosurori, ゴスロリ) is one of Japan’s more famous street fashion subcultures.
[Guest post by Philip Seifi of LinguaLift]Continue readingTokyo’s dark princesses: Gothic lolita fashion in Japan
Knowing the common gestures in Japan give insight to its culture and history (and help you avoid embarrassing yourself!)
In this post, I review the book “Maido, A gaijin’s guide to Japanese culture and gestures,” received from Schiffer Publishing.Continue readingBook Review: Maido, A gaijin’s guide to Japanese gestures and culture
At this odd Akihabara vending machine corner, you’ll find toy rhinoceros beetles, turtle drink, Himalayan salt, model bullet trains, and signs. Lots and lots of crazy signs.Continue readingSpooky Vending Machine Corner in Akihabara