In which I get a little bit of childhood bliss with my friends the Sumikko asking for the ride. Does anyone else feel like time goes both really slowly and quickly with all the stupid stuff associated with 2020? I’m constantly behind on everything professionally and personally, but at the same time I just noticed […]
Read More Magazine: Pucchigumi September 2020
In which the magazine is nice, but the furoku is a veritable pile of Sumikko amazingness. Here’s yet another kids’ magazine from Japan with yet another set of Sumikko Gurashi furoku that still manages to stick out from the competition just by being so plentiful. First, though, let’s discuss the magazine content for the September […]
Read More Magazine: Oekaki Hime September 2020 + Sumikko Gurashi Stationery Furoku
In which I just sort of pick and choose things I like, some things never change, and — ooh, a really nice clear file! I was going through The Mooon (that’s the new official name I’m using for the craft-and-cool-collection-stuff room, because its previous informal name of The Crap Room doesn’t sound great, and it […]
Read More Magazine: Animedia July 2020 + Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun Clear File Furoku
In which I take a gamble and come out a winner in both furoku and cute character content. I must admit I bought this magazine almost entirely because I just couldn’t figure out how exactly the furoku worked. I was going by a relatively small picture, and I couldn’t figure out if this was some […]
Read More Magazine: Youchien July-August 2020 with Okonomiyaki Game Furoku
In which I find just the thing for my next walk to the store and am reminded there’s still a world out there.
Read More Magazine: Spring August 2020 with Rilakkuma Eco Bag Furoku
In which everything, furoku and magazine, come together as cool and smooth as ice cream.
Read More Magazine: Chara Parfait Sept-Oct 2020
In which there is a lot that’s great about this magazine, but best of all, as always, is the furoku.
Read More Magazine: Tanoshii Youchien September 2020
In which my shameless weakness to Sumikko cuteness is at perhaps an all-time high.
Read More Magazine: Oekaki Parfait Stamp Pen Ippai Mook
In which we get a Sanrio character poll, a ton of cool character coverage, enough dinosaurs to rend my wallet into shreds, and a couple of nifty furoku. I’m back with another really sweet issue of a kid’s magazine, this time the August 2020 issue of Kirapichi. This magazine is aimed at older elementary school […]
Read More Magazine: Kirapichi August 2020