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My mad weekend at HYPER JAPAN

My mad weekend at HYPER JAPAN


HYPER JAPAN returned for July 2015 at the O2 Arena on 10-12 July, and what a weekend! This annual summer event is a celebration of all things Japan – from food to gaming to martial arts to music – and both the venue and line-up were bigger and better than ever. I attended HYPER JAPAN on … Continue reading

Even more things at HYPER JAPAN!

Even more things at HYPER JAPAN!


I recently blogged about some of the amazing line-up at this summer’s HYPER JAPAN here but they keep announcing more and more brilliant things, so here’s another blog about it! London’s biggest celebration of all things Japanese is happening on Friday 10 – Sunday 12 July at the O2 Arena in just over 2 weeks. … Continue reading

Line-up latest for HYPER JAPAN July 2015

Line-up latest for HYPER JAPAN July 2015


If you’re a Japanophile living in the UK, you will probably have heard of HYPER JAPAN by now. This is the biggest Japan event in the UK and one of my favourites and, whether or not you’ve been before, I urge you to go! Whether it’s martial arts, cosplay, food or performing arts, you’ll find it … Continue reading

An exotic weekend in the London sun – Festival Asia!

An exotic weekend in the London sun – Festival Asia!


Last weekend, East London got a Far Eastern makeover! The first ever Festival Asia descended upon Tobacco Dock, showcasing everything Asia from taiko drumming to belly dancing to Indonesian street food. Even better, it was sunny! I was there on Saturday in my capacity as Japan blogger but, being someone always thinking about their next … Continue reading

Rock, roll n’ ramen at Bone Daddies!

Rock, roll n’ ramen at Bone Daddies!


What could be better on a cold winter’s night than a hot bowl of curry ramen? If your answer is ‘not much’, I highly recommend Bone Daddies’ new restaurant in High Street Kensington, London! Bone Daddies already have a very popular branch in Soho and, to cope with popularity, opened another on the first floor the … Continue reading

Oh, go on, Den! – Den Udon restaurant

Oh, go on, Den! – Den Udon restaurant


Yesterday I went to my first ever restaurant press night at Den Udon and was not disappointed. Newly-opened in the King’s Cross area in London, this delightful restaurant caters to all tastes and is refreshingly cheap. Whether it’s sake, edamame, tempura or udon, there’ll be plenty on the menu you want to try. As this … Continue reading

Lunch at Tsunami

Lunch at Tsunami


In my never-ending quest to convince everyone I know that Japanese cusine is supreme, I went to Tsunami’s restaurant in Clapham with my boyfriend just before Christmas. Living in London, I always have an eye out for a bargain, and Tsunami’s set lunch menu on a Sunday (two courses for £15) meant I immediately had … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN is back for Christmas!

HYPER JAPAN is back for Christmas!


It’s back! The HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market is officially returning to London for Christmas this year! You can buy your tickets here. From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 November, you’ll be able to get all your Japan-themed Christmas shopping done (and indulge yourself!) at the Kensington Olympia’s National Hall. Bringing together diverse exhibitors, sellers, performers and fans, HYPER … Continue reading