Tag Archives: cute

Shichi-Go-San

Ran into these cuties at Asakusa Sensoji Temple last weekend celebrating Shichi Go San. Aren’t they adorable? I just love seeing the littles in their gorgeous outfits! I find it interesting that the girl on the right is wearing hakama, as girls … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Gunma-chan!!!

Gunma-chan won the Yuru-Kyara Gran Prix!! It’s official, he’s the cutest character in Japan 😀 http://www.yurugp.jp/ranking2014/

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Gunma-chan Birthday Cake!

This little guy appeared on my desk at work yesterday as a belated birthday treat! My first time at my visit school since the day, and I can’t believe my lovely coworker remembered, let alone went to the effort. So … Continue reading

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Today’s Art: Tomioka Silk Mill Mascots!

In randomly exciting news, I’ve been invited to participate in a two day Tour & Workshop about how to develop promotions for the Tomioka area, home of the Silk Mill, a newly minted UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s only 8 … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan Tattoo!

A friend recently posted the most amazing picture–her brand new Gunma-chan tattoo! Gunma-chan’s been pretty popular lately (our Gunma-chan’s Day Out video has over 5,000 views!) but this is definitely the first tattoo of our pony mascot that I’ve seen. … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Happy Mother’s Day!

Wish I could give a big hug to all the moms and stepmoms and aunts and grandmas and lovely ladies out there. It can be hard being so far away on days like these, but thank goodness for the internet! … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Hoppy Easter!

Earlier this week I asked Facebook what I should paint for easter, and a friend suggested her pet bunny, and eggs and stuff. Done! Easter isn’t very well known here in Japan, though a few foreign companies are trying to market … Continue reading

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