All posts tagged kawaii

Japan’s Conbini Xmas Cake Showdown!

I’ve found this post on Nikkei’s Trendy Net and am totally translating ripping it. (what’s up with their awful article pagination!) First up: am/pm with its シャンティ・オ・フレーズ Chanter aux Fraises (2,500¥)   Then CircleKSunkus‘ シェリエドルチェ クリスマス苺サンド  Cherie Dolce Sandwiched Xmas Strawberries (3,400¥)   7-11‘s かまくら Snow Hut (2,100¥) No strawberries, you ask? They’re inside!   […]

Kawaii – Cute references

Looking to learn and understand a bit more about cuteness (in general) or kawaii (in Japan), here is a list of some of the best articles found on the internet (Updated 2009-11-10 – cleaned up dead links too): Biology/evolutionary-related theories: – Introduction (.pdf) to Evolutionary Psychology – Early Aesthetic Choices (.pdf) Infant Preferences for Attractive […]


[Happy Tree Friends] Cute, cuddly, and horribly wrong… It’s the Happy Tree Friends! They may be sugary sweet but there’s no way they’ll escape their horrible fate! What chaos will these critters experience next? Check out our episode selection to find out! When it comes to animated mayhem, nothing beats Happy Tree Friends. Now THAT’s […]


    Based in Paris & Tokyo, Paul Baron is a senior product manager for hire. Ex-@AQworks. Co-founder of cultural platform Tokyo Art Beat.
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