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Word of the Week: 久しぶりです

Word of the Week: 久しぶりです

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last time we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ha’ (は), and focussed on the phrase 裸の付き合い (hadaka no tsukiai), meaning ‘naked friendship’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘hi’ (ひ). A big thank you to the one person who joined in … Continue reading

Monthly Recipe: Rilakkuma Kyaraben

Monthly Recipe: Rilakkuma Kyaraben

I’m not sure what happened to July, but time seems to be flying fast and I realised I would have to cook my monthly recipe today or not at all! For a while now I’ve been wanting to try a ‘kyaraben’ (キャラ弁) – a character bento or character lunch box. I always look at pictures … Continue reading

Rilakkuma Christmas

Rilakkuma Christmas

The other day I shared my latest bunch of Rilakkuma goods with you (A whole lotta kawaii…) but that wasn’t the end of it! At Christmas I was lucky enough to get a few more kawaii Rilakkuma items from some friends who know me so well… A Rilakkuma tissue box cover A Rilakkuma USB stick And a … Continue reading

A whole lotta kawaii…

A whole lotta kawaii…

I am a very lucky girl, and my friends are wonderful people! My best friend in Japan is especially wonderful, and knows me so well. This week I was literally squealing with delight (sorry neighbours!) at the birthday/Christmas box that arrived from Japan. Brace yourselves – this is a whole lotta kawaii… ありがとう to my … Continue reading

Sagittarius Rilakkuma!

Sagittarius Rilakkuma!

Back in January I wrote about the Rilakkuma 10th Anniversary zodiac plushies that had been released, and I never expected to get one – but I did! My lovely friend in Japan sent me one as a surprise, and it’s so cute! This is Sagittarius Rilakkuma (いて座のリラックマ)… He has a little bow and arrow… And the … Continue reading

Rilakkuma 10th Anniversary – Kawaii Zodiac Plushies!

Rilakkuma 10th Anniversary – Kawaii Zodiac Plushies!

It’s my favourite Japanese character Rilakkuma‘s (リラックマ) 10th Anniversary this year and, as part of the anniversary celebrations, San-X have released a Zodiac-themed series for Rilakkuma! In the series, Rilakkuma is dressed up as all 12 signs of the Zodiac, in these super kawaii plushies: They’re also available in smaller sizes – the kind of size … Continue reading

A Very Kawaii Christmas

A Very Kawaii Christmas

I was really lucky this Christmas and birthday and I received lots of great kawaii (cute) stuff. I’ve already told you about the gorgeous Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics dinner set which I received for my birthday, but here are some of the other things I received… Christmas looked promising from the start: I got some … Continue reading