In which I finally find time for some Corn love. Hooray! I finally get a chance to talk about these items I had remaining from the recent and amazing Shirokuma’s Nice and Warm Corn Soup collection from Sumikko Gurashi (see here for the plushies). I’ve got three types of items today, the first of which […]
Read More Sumikko Gurashi: A Second Helping of Corn, Stationery Style
In which we mix Sumikko, bakery goods and Re-ment for an unsurprisingly tasty treat. I’m still puzzling through the realities of the relationship between Sumikko and Re-ment. I’ve mentioned in other blog entries that I’ve always assumed that licensed character Re-ment sets are of lower quality, but I’ve been going through a lot of Pokemon […]
Read More Sumikko Gurashi: Re-ment Funwari Mocchiri Yakitate Panyasan
In which we’ve got a lot of sweet cuteness to catch up on. Poor Sumikko — you’ve gotten a bit piled up with all this Pokemon! Let’s remedy that. It’s actually not that I haven’t been buying Sumikko stuff; it’s more that the things I’ve been buying require a bit of work to write about, […]
Read More Sumikko Gurashi: Several Random New Things
In which we return again to the lovely Tapioca Park, knowing this won’t be our last visit. I’ve still got some Tapioca Park-themed items to show you–today, let’s look at the standard San-x six-inch-by-four inch notepad, with both of the variations since I couldn’t choose just one. How many times have I said I love […]
Read More Sumikko Gurashi: Tapioca Park Notepads x2
In which I relax in the bliss of Tapioca Park with some dear friends. Today I received an amiami order (it arrived overnight from Japan to the USA, and I’m still pretty in awe of that!) with so many goodies it’s hard to know where to start. But I couldn’t resist checking out these Tapioca […]
Read More Sumikko Gurashi: Tapioca Park Scene Plush + Tenori Plush Tapi Unicorn
In which the Sumikko and their friends make an awfully cute kindergarten class.
Read More Sumikko Gurashi: Re-Ment Atsumare! Sumikko Youchien
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