How Hobonichi Taught Me Diligence

I caught onto the Hobonichi craze two years ago. Hobonichi is an incredibly well-designed planner from Japan that is popular amongst the journaling crowd for its soft and smooth paper, perfect size, and one page per day design. For a while, it paired exceptionally well with my Japanese studies, where…

Living the Cardcaptor Sakura Life in Tokyo

My favorite series ever is Cardcaptor Sakura. It was my first anime, and I remember watching the Kids WB version as a girl younger than Sakura and looking up to her so much. It’s a bit strange now to be so much older than her and still watching her adventures,…

Touring My Otona Kawaii Studio: Part 1

Never would I call myself an interior designer, but I do enjoy decorating my space to be completely, unapologetically me. Too often I look on Pinterest for room inspiration and it all looks the same. Neutral tones, whatever furniture style is trendy at the moment, plants. Nothing against plants, I…

Paradise Lunches at the Osomatsu-san Cafe

It’s no secret I love anime cafes, there is something incredibly exciting about spending a lot of money on subpar food and getting a surprise coaster to me. The judgment-free atmosphere where you can bring your plush to hang out with you is certainly a plus(h), and it’s not unusual…

AnimeJapan 2018 Recap

I recently came back from another trip to Tokyo and have a lot I’m excited to write about. The highlight of my trip was most certainly AnimeJapan. Celebrating 5 years in 2018, I attended the fourth day of the four-day event on March 25. It was my first time attending…