Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

Fugu Home Cooking

January 6, 2008

In Japan, there are two Schools of fugu-loving gourmets: those who think paying inflated restaurant fees for the expertise of a specially-trained fugu chef is worth the price… and those who rarely make it to their next meal (same, Google-translated).


Hello Kitty Hits on Guys

December 29, 2007


An Sanrio Co. employee shows Hello Kitty products targeted at young men at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. The cuddly white cat, usually seen on toys and jewelry for young females, will soon adorn T-shirts, bags, watches and other products targeting young men, company spokesman Kazuo Tohmatsu said Friday. The feline for-men products will go on sale in Japan next month, and will be sold soon in the U.S. and other Asian nations, according to Sanrio. (AP Photo)

Macho Makeover for Hello Kitty 

The watch looks really nice.. would you guys get one? 🙂