IPPUDO opens their second branch in Louvre, Paris to spread Japanese food culture through their delicious ramen!
14.July.2016 | FOOD
Serving up delicious ramen to the world, IPPUDO have a second branch in Paris. A debut party-style exhibition event to celebrate this new branch was held on Tuesday 5th July at this new “IPPUDO Louvre branch”. IPPUDO’s executive chef Masashi Hirata (40) explains how the ramen is filled with a variety of colours. This combined with the best Japanese sake is a perfect combination to entertain the visitors. IPPUDO’s worldwide standard ramen varieties of Shiromaru Motoaji, Akamaru Shinaji and Karaka-men enhanced the were served.
The dashi stock for the vegetarian ramen is made from several varieties of mushrooms, fennel and other vegetables, resulting in the release of a wonderful mushroom aroma. Other varieities of ramen include the tori-shoyu flavour which is made from nutritious chicken that was produced in France, and soy sauce. Many came to this debut exhibition and indulged in the 5 original variety flavours of IPPUDO’s Paris branch.
■Related article：Top 20 Ramen Stores Selected by Tokyo’s J-DJs
The venue “IPPUDO Louvre” opened on Saturday 11th June as a flagship in France. IPPUDO Louvre is located at the heart of Paris in 1st arrondissement, which is the same location as The Louvre Museum and Le Palais Royal. Many came to indulge in the delicious food and alcoholic drinks whilst enjoying conversation with others at the event. Finishing the ramen dishes under a “ramen dining” atmosphere, this large dining space includes 68 terrace seats.
To compliment the food perfectly, award-winning wines from the world’s largest wine competition “the international wine challenge 2011” (IWC) were served at the event, such as Maison Bollinger champagne and many others. Nabeshima Daiginjo, the ultimate champion in the Japanese sake category, and many other award-winning wines from all corners of the country also made their appearance to entertain the guests at IPPUDO’s debut exhibition.
The atmosphere of the event was rich with Japanese and French food culture, allowing “Ippudo” to live up to its name, which is an expression for “a new wind”, or something completely new. Following the multiple successes of IPPUDO, it seems that customers not just from France, but from every country will come to taste the delicious and popular ramen served here.
Location：74-76 Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau,75001 Paris, France
Business hours：12:00～16:00/18:00～24:00（Monday ~ Thursday）
Hello Kitty & Mickey and Minnie Mouse New Year Osechi Food Orders Now Open
22.August.2019 | FOOD
Osechi is a Japanese term referring to special food served during the New Year holidays. The food is filled with the hopes, wishes and happiness of people. Kibun Foods began taking reservations for new Hello Kitty and Disney osechi assortments via their online shop on August 1. Reservations will also began rolling out at retail stores throughout the year.
The Hello Kitty box contains a selection of traditional osechi items including red and white kamaboko cured fish paste and datemaki sweet rolled omelette as well as more modern cuisine like smoked duck.
The cute box comes with the original 1970’s Hello Kitty design to celebrate her 45th anniversary. It’s exclusive to Kibun Foods and can be reused as a lunchbox.
The Disney box design features Mickey and Minnie Mouse wearing traditional kimono. This box also contains traditional foods like red and white kamaboko cured fish paste and datemaki sweet rolled omelette as well as chicken in tomato sauce, smoked duck and more.
The plum blossoms and peonies give a traditional and luxurious feel to the box.
Enjoy a kawaii-charged New Year’s this year with these beautiful osechi gifts.
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*Photos are for illustrative purposes only
Hello Kitty Osechi
Price: ¥10,000 (Before Tax)
Delivery: Cold Storage
Box Size: 16.5×16.5 ×10.8cm
Price: ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
Delivery: Cold Storage
Box Size: 16.5×16.5×9.7cm
Kibun Shop: https://www.kibun-shop.com
Sanrio’s Cinnamoroll Serving Up Drinks at the Sky Drink Stand in Harajuku
Cinnamoroll’s Sky Drink Stand is finally open in Harajuku where Sanrio’s adorable white puppy will be catering drinks to your taste until August 25.
The drink stand is located along Harajuku’s famous Takeshita Street.
When you step inside you are taken soaring up into the clouds with its fluffy decor and decorations.
Cinnamoroll can be found all around the cafe looking adorable♡
To get a drink you first need to purchase a ticket from the ticket machine. Once you’ve got that, it’s time to head on over to the row of Cinnamoroll plushies.
There are 27 drinks in total to choose from. You will converse with Cinnamoroll and answers his questions which will change the colour, flavour and toppings of your drink. Your specially made and unique drink will arrive bottled with a handwritten name label on the front.
As you answer the questions you will be able to see Cinnamoroll making your drink on the tablet.
After a short time your drink will arrive!
Here is my cute and sparkly drink. I wrote “MOSHI MOSHI” in Japanese (もしもし) for the name tag. Mine was a delicious fizzy summery drink with blue jelly.
If you go with friends then you can have fun comparing your different drinks too!
You can get some even cuter photos at the shop’s many photo spots.
And if you want to order your drink in advance then you can use the Cinnamoroll Talk app which is compatible with Google Assistant. After you say, in Japanese, “OK Google, Cinnamoroll ni Osora Dorinku Onegai” (OK Google, please give me a Cinnamoroll Sky Drink), the order window will pop up. After you’ve talked with Cinnamoroll on the app you will receive an order number to collect your drink. There are also secret sentences hidden around the store for talking with Cinnamoroll, so if you find them you can have a longer chat with him!
Make your own unique summertime beverage with Cinnamoroll at the Sky Drink Stand♡
Cinnamoroll Sky Drink Stand
Location: BOK Gallery Takeshita Street (Tousen Harajuku, 1-16-6 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo)
Running: August 22, 2019 – August 25, 2019 (*Open to the press and invitees only on August 21)
Price: ¥700 (Tax Included) per drink
Business Hours: 11:00-20:00
*Greeting events will be held at scheduled occasions where Cinnamoroll and friends will appear at the drink stand
Indulge in Dainty and Divine Handmade Macarons in a Peaceful and Picturesque Region of Tokyo
22.August.2019 | FOOD
If you are a fan of delicious and dainty desserts then DOTORI is definitely for you. DOTORI, which specialises in handmade macarons, will be opening their new branch in the peaceful picturesque Tokyo district of Daikanyama on August 23 2019.
DOTORI makes and bakes their macarons daily. The macarons here are slightly bigger than your standard ones and are filled with a thick layer of cream. Enjoy the way it melts in your mouth beautifully.
DOTORI’s divine macarons are not the only blessing to fall upon Daikanyama. The shop is also fully stocked with a variety of drinks that are a perfect match with the macarons. From Milk Bubble Tea and Coffee to Cheese Tea, there is a full lineup of delicious and original DOTORI drinks to discover.
Surrounded by the white-themed interior, customers can soak in the beautiful and liberating view of lustrous green trees outside.
To celebrate the opening of the new shop, there will be a special five-day campaign running from August 23 to 27. The first 50 customers to order a drink on each day of the campaign will receive a free drink carrier with their order. (Limit of one per customer.)
Head to Daikanyama for the divine DOTORI experience you deserve.
Address: ACN Daikanyama building Floor 1, 18-6, Daikanyamacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 12:00 ー 20:00
Official Website: https://www.dotori.jp
*As the macarons are handmade, a limited number will be made each day. The shop will close once all these have been sold.
Hatsune Miku Music Cafe Opening in Tokyo & Fukuoka
The Hatsune Miku Music Cafe is set to return for the third time this month. It will open in Akihabara, Tokyo on August 23 and in Hakata, Fukuoka on August 28.
The music cafe will be supported by VOCALOID music label KARENT. VOCALOID fans can look forward to dining while listening to music from their favourite characters―Miku, Luka, Rin, Len, MEIKO and KAITO―on high quality speakers and giant monitors.
Customers are able to request songs be played by picking from the record shelf. The huge discography will include the cafe’s official theme song and music video Jazz Chorus no Natsu Takenawa which is written and composed by buzzG.
Fans can look forward to character-inspired food and drinks and can get their hands on a range of exclusive merchandise with designs illustrated by Kisaragi Yuu.
And if you gather enough stamps on your stamp card―one per visit―you’ll be able to get priority access to a DJ event on October 6.
Leek Bag – ¥1,500 (Tax Included)
Multi Pouch (6 Designs) – ¥2,800 (Tax Included)
Miku’s Leek Record Curry – ¥1,200 (Tax Included)
“Jazz Chorus no Natsu Takenawa” Summer Sky Jelly From the Starry Heavens – ¥600 (Tax Included)
When ordering something from the food menu you can receive one of 18 possible mini acrylic stands, chosen randomly.
Rin & Len’s Yellow Mango Milk – ¥750 (Tax Included)
Luka’s Pink Peach Soda – ¥750 (Tax Included)
There’s lots more merchandise, food and drinks as well as this too. You can see the full line-up on the official website.
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*The rate of consumption tax is set to increase from 8% to 10% in Japan from October 1, 2019 and so the prices listed here will increase
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Hatsune Miku Music Cafe – 3rd Run
・Ani ON STATION AKIHABARA
Address: Daidoh Limited Bldg. 1F, 3-1-16 Sotokanda, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
Running: August 23, 2019 – October 6, 2019
*Closed on September 1, 2019
*Regular hours will not run on October 6, 2019 due to the DJ event
・Ani ON STATION Hakata Bus Terminal
Address: Hakata Bus Terminal 7F, 2-1 Hakataekichuogai, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Running: August 28, 2019 – September 29, 2019
Entry Price: ¥500 (Tax Included)
Cafe Website: https://bandainamco-am.co.jp/cafe_and_bar/anionstation/special/miku_cafe3/
Ani ON STATION Official Website: https://bandainamco-am.co.jp/cafe_and_bar/anionstation/
DAOKO Announces Collaborative Album to Celebrate Dragalia Lost’s 1 Year Anniversary
Dragalia Lost is an action RPG developed by Cygames and published by Nintendo for Android and iOS. To celebrate one year since the game’s release on September 27, 2018, it has been announced that DAOKO is teaming up with the game to released an anniversary album entitled DAOKO x Dragalia Lost on October 9.
DAOKO is already known for her musical work with Dragalia lost, having written its main theme Owaranai Sekai de as well as featuring in the insert songs Bokura no Network in collaboration with Yasutaka Nakata―amongst others―all of which have received much love from players of the game and DAOKO fans alike. She is known for having been featured in many hit songs by big name artists and creators including Keiichi Ejima (Sakanaction), Yoh Kamiyama, Hideya Kojima (ORESAMA), Kikuo, Yunomi, and more.
The new anniversary album will be released with limited edition and regular edition copies with 18 tracks. First press copies of the limited edition will also feature a second disc with 5 bonus songs with songs sung by characters from the game including Lucretia and Siren. They will also including a 60-page booklet featuring illustrations and arrive packaged in a slip case.
An anniversary event will also be held for Dragalia Lost which will feature a special live performance by DAOKO as well as various other things related to the game. Full details will be announced at a later date, but fans can sign up for a chance to attend the event by getting their hands on first press copies of either the limited or regular editions of the album which are coupled with an application ticket. When signing up, if you enter your game user ID you will receive an exclusive anniversary item to use in the game.
DAOKO x Dragalia Lost
Release Date: October 9, 2019
First Press Limited Edition (2 CDs+Slip Case+Digipak+60-Page Booket): ¥4,000 (Before Tax) [TFCC-86694]
Regular Edition (CD-Only): ¥2,800 (Before Tax) [TFCC-86695]
First Press Bonuses
・Exclusive in-game anniversary item
・Application card to sign up for a chance to attend the anniversary event
・DAOKO x Dragalia Lost Exclusive Bonus Items
When purchasing the album at select stores and online websites you will receive bonus items exclusive to each respective seller. Participating Stores: Amazon, Animated, TOWER RECORDS, TSUTAYA, Rakuten Books, HMV, TOY’S STORE. Please note that these items are limited in availability.
DAOKO Official Website: http://daoko.jp/
Official Website (English US): https://dragalialost.com/en/
Official Website (English Europe/Australia): https://dragalialost.com/en-gb/
ONE OK ROCK to Stream Two Full Live Concerts Worldwide on YouTube Premieres
21.August.2019 | MUSIC
ONE OK ROCK revealed that they will be streaming the live videos of two earth-shattering live performances they delivered last year. Both live concert videos will be uploaded in full onto their official YouTube channel and accessible only via YouTube Premieres.
The two videos to be streamed are the AMBITIONS JAPAN DOME TOUR 2018 finale and the special live concert called ONE OK ROCK with ORCHESTRA JAPAN TOUR 2018 which was supported by a live 53-piece live orchestra.
This streaming event stretches over two days and is a fantastic way to commemorate the sale of the videos, which were released in Blu-Ray and DVD format on August 21. The livestream for each video will run for one day only. This event aims to connect ONE OK ROCK fans across the world, allowing fans to share their excitement in real time. If you are a fan, you definitely cannot miss out on this opportunity.
Tune in on Saturday to witness the full AMBITIONS JAPAN DOME TOUR 2018 live concert finale which saw the end of the AMBITIONS WORLD TOUR, in which they played at over 100 concerts worldwide.
If you tune in on Sunday, you will be treated to the special ONE OK ROCK live concert called ONE OK ROCK with ORCHESTRA JAPAN TOUR 2018, which was supported by a 53 piece live orchestra. As this video will only be available on Sunday, this is a once in a lifetime chance that fans around the world just cannot miss out on.
Streaming Dates and Times:
① ONE OK ROCK 2018 AMBITIONS JAPAN DOME TOUR
Saturday, August 24 from 22:00 (JST)
9:00 (EDT), 6:00 (PDT), 14:00 (BST)
② ONE OK ROCK with Orchestra Japan Tour 2018
Sunday, August 25 22:00 (JST)
9:00 (EDT), 6:00 (PDT), 14:00 (BST)
ONE OK ROCK 2018 AMBITIONS JAPAN DOME TOUR LIVE DVD & Blu-ray
Release: August 21, 2019
■ Product Identification Numbers
DVD: ¥5,500（before tax）
Blu-ray: ¥6,500（before tax）
ONE OK ROCK with Orchestra Japan Tour 2018 LIVE DVD & Blu-ray
Release: August 21, 2019
■ Product Identification Numbers
DVD: ¥5,500 (before tax)
Blu-ray: ¥6,500 (before tax)
ONE OK ROCK Official Website: http://www.oneokrock.com/jp/
Fashion Model and Artist Auditions Now Open―Winner TBA at ASIA FASHION AWARD 2019
It has been announced that the ASIA FASHION AWARD 2019 in TAIPEI will begin on November 30. Running alongside the awards show is the “ONE ASIA” Audition Powered by Uplive which seeks to discover models and artists from Asia.
This year will mark the 4th run of the ASIA FASHION AWARD which aims yo support people who are active on an international scale to give them bigger opportunities. Males and females from any part of Asia are encouraged to join, with the top prize winner to be announced directly at ASIA FASHION AWARD 2019 in TAIPEI.
Many notable individuals have taken part in the awards, with stage performances from Tetsuya Komuro, MIWA, CL BoA, and Jolin Tsai to runway walks from top models such as Yu Yamada, Tina Tamashiro, Reina Ikehata, and AMIAYA―amongst many others. Last year, Japanese actor Takuya Kimura and Taiwanese model, actress and singer Lin Chi-ling took part as ambassadors for the awards, alongside all of the participants waiting for the winning announcements.
Audition entries are collected from around Asia and accepted candidates will be voted on by users. Mass media from across Asia will also support with promotion including Uplive which has over 60 million users worldwide, Taiwan’s biggest television new channel SET News, Japan’s biggest female entertainment and lifestyle news site Model Press, Vietnam’s number one media site Yan Digitla, and more. They will also publish articles on the winner of the top prize.
Final judging will take place on an audio programme which will be recorded in the SET News studio in Taiwan.
This is a huge opportunity for those people who want to be active in Asia but don’t know how, and for those looking to find a new version of themselves. Entries are now being accepted. More details can be found on the event website.
ASIA FASHION AWARD
Date: November 30, 2019
Location: beachwalkers.×AFA Special Dome, Democracy Boulevard, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Official Website & Auditions: https://afa-oneasia.com/detail-en/
Try This Mino Traditional Culture and Tea Tasting Experience Hotel Plan in Gifu
The Mino region of Gifu is famous for its traditional pottery called Mino Ware, its Gifu lanterns, and much more. Recently, an empty building located in front of Minokamo station in Gifu prefecture was renovated by a company called IDENTITY, who transformed it into a community building called MINGLE. MINGLE is now home to the Japanese tea shop Minokamo Chapo. This tea shop proudly represents the culture of tea and pottery that still remains in the Mino region. In order to share this wonderful culture, they are now offering a new accommodation plan to provide guests with the chance to experience the world of Japanese tea and the rich culture of Mino.
You can also experience tasting and comparing different Japanese teas that are offered by Minokamo Chapo. During your stay, you will also encounter lots of Mino Ware, and be surrounded by a traditional Mino interior decorated with Mino washi paper.
1st floor: Café and Bar
You can order the Japanese tea tasting selection at the counter. This space is used as the Minokamo Chapo tea shop from 11 am to 4 pm on weekends and national holidays.
2nd floor: Rooms
The rooms are approximately 22m2. On top of this space, there is also a shower room and toilet in their own separate rooms.
3rd floor: Lounge
This is an area of free space for the guests. There are future plans to decorate this space with paintings and pottery according to the season.
The interior of the guest rooms are also packed with the wonders of the Mino region, so we are going to introduce you to a few of its special features.
Upon entering your room, you will be greeted by the warm light of an Akari lantern. This is a kind of lantern which is recognized as a traditional craft of Gifu prefecture. This lantern design was created by famous artist Isasmu Noguchi, who named it Akari which means “light”.
In the bathroom, you will spot a few stylish mugs which belong to the brand “3rd-ceramics”.
The rooms are affixed with paper sliding doors (shoji) and bear beautiful Mino washi paper that is a traditional turquoise-blue colour.
This is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional experience like no other.
MINGLE Address: 2689-14, Otemachi, Minokamo, Gifu
3 Guests ¥13,890（¥4,630 per guest）
2 Guests ¥11,260（¥5,630/ per guest）
ーReservations Made a month in advanceー
3 Guests ¥11,190（¥3,730/ per guest）
2 Guests ¥9,460（¥4,730/ per guest）
※ The fee for 1 guest is the same as that of 2 guests.
Booking.com (English also available): https://www.booking.com/hotel/jp/mingle-minokamo.ja.html
Phone Number: 080-4210-7117
MinoKamo Chapo: https://mchaho.com/
Hippos Arrive Under Shibuya’s Inari Bridge as Part Of National Geographic Promotion
21.August.2019 | SPOT
The Hostile Planet documentary series by National Geographic is set to air in Japan from August 22. To celebrate the show’s airing, a promotional shoot will take place at Inari Bridge in Shibuya on August 24 and 25 where three hippos will make an appearance to help spread the word of how animals have had to adapt to the recent rapid changes in the environment in order to survive.
A Tale Of Hippo Parents & Child, Living Off Grasslands, and Rapid Environmental Changes From the Seasons
Dry seasons are becoming regular, where water is snatched away from the earth’s surface by the scorching sunlight. These are especially merciless seasons for hippos and a real threat to their survival. They cannot enter the water even for a brief moment. Their only options is to walk under the fire of the blazing sun. Their homes used to be packed full of watering holes, but now all they can do is embark on an aimless search. And the severity of this―the beating of the sun and lack of water―is becoming more and more of a problem.
Three panel cutouts of hippos will be set up under Inari Bridge to tell a story of two parents and their child who who survived these harsh conditions by escaping from Katavi National Park in Tanzania and arriving in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Running: August 24, 2019 – August 25, 2019
*In the case of rain on August 24 then the dates will be postponed to August 25 and 26. In the case of rain on August 25 then the dates will be postponed to August 26 and 27. Dates TBA if it rains on August 27. The dates will be extended if there is rainfall even when it is sunny. Additionally, the shoot will run from 11:00-17:00 on August 26 if it must fall on that day.
Location: Inari Bridge (3-21-2 Shibuya, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo)
Access: Directly connected to Exit 16b of Shibuya Station via the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line, Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line, and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line
Hostile Planet (6 Episodes)
Showing on National Geographic
Official Homepage (Japan): https://natgeotv.jp/tv/lineup/prgmtop/index/prgm_cd/2639
Figure Skater Yuzuru Hanyu Features in Yowamushi Pedal Poster For Tour de Tohoku 2019
Tour de Tohoku is an annual cycling event held to support the restoration efforts after the Great East Japan Earthquake. In promotion of this year’s event, special posters have been created in collaboration with Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu and 15 characters from the hit cycling anime series Yowamushi Pedal. The event collaborated with the series last year too.
The posters will begin rolling out at the Tokyo Metro Yowamushi Line section of Shinjuku Station, the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line section of Shibuya Station, and the Sendai Subway at Sendai Station from August 26. Yuzuru Hanyu has been appointed as part of Tour de Tohoku Friends this year, an initiative where notable people aid in various activities in support of the event.
The collaborative posters illustrations of Yuzuru Hanyu as a character in Yowamushi Pedal alongside the series protagonist Sakamichi Onoda. Both of them are wearing the official cycling jersey of the event designed by Paul Smith.
There are nine of these special posters in total, five of which feature Hanyu, and six of which showcase backgrounds of actual courses in the event.
Speaking about his part in the event, Yuzuru Hanyu commented: “This is the first time I have appeared on a Tour de Tohoku poster to support the event as a Tour de Tohoku Friend, and it’s alongside everyone in the world of Yowamushi Pedal. I loved Yowamushi Pedal, it always gives me the strength to take a step forward, and gives me the power to head towards a single goal. I’m overjoyed to be able to support [those cyclists] going above and beyond as well as the people of Tohoku alongside Onoda [Sakamichi] and [Akira] Midousuji! By feeling the ‘strength’ of the cyclists and supporting them we can become one. We will become the ‘strength of Tohoku.’ That’s the kind of Tour de Tohoko I am supporting! I pray that Tohoku will gather lots of strength. Let Onoda and the others, myself, and all of the people supporting [this event] lend their strength to Tohoku!’
Wataru Watanabe, the author of Yowamushi Pedal, also commented: “Congratulations once again this year on Tour de Tohoko 2019. I’m also supporting Yowamushi Pedal again this year with illustrations at the exhibition at Ishinomori Manga Museum in Ishinomaki. I’m also collaborating with figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu too so it’s sure to go down a storm! Every year since the year of the earthquake I have made bags for charity and donated all of the proceedings. I pray that it will help with the restoration efforts even if only a little. Get out there on your bicycles and feel the town, nature, air, and people’s warmth on your skin!”
Yuzuru Hanyu x Yowamushi Pedal Posters
①August 26, 2019 – September 1, 2019
Metro Promenade at Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line in Shinjuku Station (4 posters, 2 with Yuzuru Hanyu)
②September 2, 2019 – September 8, 2019
Metro Promenade at Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line in Shinjuku Station (4 posters, 3 with Yuzuru Hanyu)
③September 9, 2019 – September 15, 2019
Metro Promenade at Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line in Shinjuku Station (All posters in ① and ②, 5 with Yuzuru Hanyu)
Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line in Shibuya Station (5 posters from ① and ②, 4 with Yuzuru Hanyu)
④September 11, 2019 – September 17, 2019
Sendai Subway at Sendai Station (1 design from ①, 1 with Yuzuru Hanyu)
Official Website: https://tourdetohoku.yahoo.co.jp/2019/info/en/
Disney Store Announces Merchandise Collaboration With Sebastian Masuda
20.August.2019 | FASHION
The Disney Store has announced its first ever collaboration with artist and art director Sebastian Masuda. Titled “ARTIST COLLECTION by Sebastian Masuda,” this merchandise line-up will hit Disney Stores across Japan and on the online shop on August 27.
Masuda’s second “ARTIST COLLECTION,” this time he is using items from the Toy Story film series that have been sold at the Disney Store and has re-designed them through his unique lens of cute and colourful pop art.
T-Shirt – ¥3,900 (Before Tax)
Makeup Brush Set – ¥1,900 (Before Tax)
The line-up spans from a Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear plush toy to key chains, notebooks, pencil cases, wristwatches, t-shirts and much more.
Waist Bag – ¥4,900 (Before Tax)
Backpack – ¥7,900 (Before Tax)
As well as stationery and fashion items, the collection also includes outdoor products: namely, the waist bag and backpack which not only look gorgeous but are superior when it comes to functionality.
The product designs are created in the same way that Sebastian Masuda makes all of his iconic projects: by using lots of different vivid items and materials.
Don’t miss out on this toy box-like Disney Store exclusive line-up filtered through Masuda’s colourful world.
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ARTIST COLLECTION by Sebastian Masuda
Campaign Website: https://store.disney.co.jp/special/SebastianMasuda.aspx
Sebastian Masuda Official Website: https://sebastianmasuda.com/
Tokyo Disney Resort Reveals Its Spooky Halloween Programme and Character Costumes
Get ready for some spooky fun as Tokyo Disney Resort® transforms for the 52-day-long horrifically exciting Disney Halloween from September 10 to October 31. Head to DisneySea to be captivated by the new harbor show Festival of Mystique, or get spooked out of your skin at the Spooky “Boo!” Parade at Disneyland. Today, we will be revealing the spooky looks of both parks.
Tokyo DisneySea Festival of Mystique Costumes
Working with the main theme of a medieval European halloween, inspiration has been taken from the living creatures and waves at the port town Porto Paradiso.
Mickey Mouse’s costume inspiration comes from the the bones and scaly body of a sea creature. He will also be seen wearing a broach decorated with beautiful jewels.
Minnie Mouse’s costume resembles that of a medieval princess. You will see her in a fancy hat that bears beautiful pearls. Her costume is covered in scales on the chest and on the back which really suits her.
Tokyo Disneyland’s Spooky Boo! Parade Costumes
Disney friends have joined forces with a group of spooky spirits. You just can’t miss out on this rare chance to see your favourite Disney characters disguised as ghosts and skeletons. The strange and unusual atmosphere is sure to send a chilling shiver down your spine.
Mickey and Minnie will be completely refreshing their colourful look. Mickey’s necktie and Minnie’s skirt are very mysterious and particularly intriguing. Please come check them out!
Enjoy the beautiful costumes and the fun range of events this Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resort.
Running: September 10 ー October 31
Tokyo Disney Resort Official Website: https://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/