Reviving a Centuries-Old Japanese Confectionery Art

FIRST THE FINGERS BURN. Any apprentice in the centuries-old Japanese confectionery art of <i>amezaiku</i> must accept this as the price of beauty. Molten syrup, heated to a scalding 176 degrees Fahrenheit, is scooped up with bare hands. There’s no time to cry out; from the moment it touches the skin, you …


What is Kawaii? Discover What Led to Japan’s Culture of Cuteness

Roughly translated as “cuteness,” <i>kawaii</i> is one of the most frequently used Japanese words. In a broader sense, it describes the culture of celebrating all things adorable and embracing fictional characters as the embodiment of positivity. Originating as a distinctly Japanese cultural trend, the …

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The Perfect Job For Cat Lovers

Just Now<p>If you’re a cat lover I have the perfect job for you…a cat sanctuary on a Greek island is offering a salary and all utilities-paid housing to …


These 25 Incredibles-Inspired Makeup Looks Are, Well, Incredible

It should come as a shock to no one that the Incredibles movies have a <i>super</i> fan base. Considering that <b>Incredibles 2</b> had the largest-grossing debut for an animated movie ever, people have gone all-out to show how much they love the Parr family. For some incredible fans, they quite literally show …


Hello Kitty and Converse team up for a super kawaii collection

Hello Kitty is teaming up with Converse for its cutest collaboration yet.The collection sees the Chuck Taylor All Star, Chuck 70, All Star OX and One …

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K-Pop Goes the Credit Card

Meet the Indian fans who have started their own online merch stores.<p><i>We're getting very up close and personal with the love for Korean pop music love in India, and its surrounding industry. Let super fans power your soundtrack, tell you how to talk and walk K-pop style, in the best that K-pop</i> …


6 Vegan-Friendly Cat Cafés Where You Can Celebrate International Cat Day

Although there seems to be one in every city, cat cafés in the United States are a relatively new concept. Unlike going to an animal shelter to adopt …


Kids can make slime for free at Long Island Michaels stores

Throughout August Michaels stores on LI will offer weekend crafting classes for kids of all ages.


The 'Frozen' Story Continues in Comic Book Preview

Dark Horse Comics is publishing new stories featuring Elsa and Anna as part of its new Disney Comics line.<p>Before next year’s release of <i>Frozen 2</i>, fans …

Comic Books

A little LEGO manga smile from Cells at Work

I can think of few builders able to nail ‘cute’ quite like <b>MikeVd;</b> and his latest creation, Platelet from the Japanese manga series <i>Cells at Work</i>, is …


Hello Kitty Anti Social Social Club Collaboration | HYPEBAE

Meet the antisocial Ape.<p>By / Apr 16, 2018<p>1,380 Hypes<p>Available exclusively in the brand’s pop-up store.<p>By / Mar 28, 2018<p>1,993 Hypes<p>Cleansing’s never …

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【UTAU - AMI TRIpitch】Tell Me / *Luna 【Kawaii Future Bass】


Cat Pins For Folks That Love Cats More Than People

Sometimes people are the worst. But cats are always the best. So for those of us who love cats more than we love people, these pins are the purrfect …


Ribon Shōjo Manga Magazine's Book Showcases Classic Bundled Bonuses

Shueisha released the Ribon no Furoku Kawaii no Himitsu (Ribon Furoku: The Secret of Kawaii) book for its Ribon shōjo manga magazine on Wednesday. …


The 6 Most Popular Baking YouTube Channels — YouTube Cooking

We've come a long way since the beginning days of <i>Cake Boss</i>, but if there's anything that the number of YouTube baking channels shows us, it's that …


Colorful Kawaii Vintage Streetwear w/ GU, Spiral, Romantic Standard, Peco Club & Yosuke

We spotted 19-year-old students Karin-chan and Momo, who were clad in head-turning ensembles while out and about in Harajuku.On the left is Momo with …


From Cosplay to Kawaii, we join anime characters at Hyper Japan Festival

A BLUE bunny bounces through the crowd and gestures at me to follow – curious, I totter after him.<p>We pass a killer whale sitting on a stone and a …


Japan's most popular maid cafe, Akiba Zettai Ryoiki, opens new "Maid Cafe Winery" in Akihabara

The place to go for three of the world’s most delightful things: <b>wine, cats, and girls in thigh-high stockings</b>.<p>Once a unique phenomenon, Japan’s maid …


Comic-Con 2018: Exclusive 'Doctor Who' Thirteenth Doctor Items Available

T-shirts, hoodies, and mugs galore.


Tokyo’s new Kawaii Monster Cafe is a restaurant unlike any other

Japan’s newest restaurant is a testament to the country’s obsession with Kawaii, or “cute,” culture. It can refer to objects, actions, fashion, …


Petuna the candy-crushing pixie

Cute and deadly: <b>Djokson’s</b> Petunia the Pummeler Pixie ticks both boxes. This little creation reveals some inspirational part usage, particularly in …


Tokyo’s New-Wave Fashion Goths

An oppositional movement to poppy Instagram fashions sees Tokyo-ites wearing head-to-toe black.<p><b>TOKYO</b> — Harajuku’s winding streets are a …


Buy Hello Kitty x Proactiv's Cleanser Brush Kit | HYPEBAE

Too kawaii.<p>By / May 15, 2018<p>43,172 Hypes<p>We want every single item.<p>By / Jun 18, 2018<p>2,018 Hypes<p>Bows everywhere.<p>By / Feb 16, 2018<p>5,257 Hypes<p>Coming to …

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Hello Kitty x ASOS Collaboration Summer 2018 | HYPEBAE

Bows everywhere.<p>By / Feb 16, 2018<p>3,776 Hypes<p>We want every single item.<p>By / Jun 18, 2018<p>1,804 Hypes<p>Just in time for Valentine’s Day.<p>By / Feb 12, …

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Kawaii Tarot: A 78-Card Deck of Magic and Cute

Overview<p>Kawaii Tarot: A 78-Card Deck of Magic and Cute by Diana Lopez<p><b>Check out your future kawaii style with the cutest tarot deck ever …

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jvcki wai - volcano ft. lil kawaii (prod. @sadbalmain & eera)


An artist on Instragram makes satisfying tiny kawaii charms

Artist Naomi Ventura creates tiny kawaii charms.<p>article<p>http://www.thisisinsider.com/an-artist-on-instragram-makes-satisfying-tiny-kawaii-charms-2018-6<p>…


Japanese Twin Idols in Matching Kawaii Harajuku Street Styles

The Kuniku twins are 16-year-old Japanese idols – wearing matching kawaii street styles – who we met in Harajuku.On the left is Kunika with a blue …

Japanese Street Fashion