Hello Kitty pops up at Tombo

Hello Kitty pops up at Tombo


One of my favourite spots in London when I need a matcha fix is Tombo. What started off as one cafe near the Natural History Museum (South Kensington) has grown into a successful branch of three – one in Soho and the newest in Fitzrovia. I don’t just love Tombo for its matcha latte (hot … Continue reading

Watching ‘God Eater’

Watching ‘God Eater’


I’m usually somewhat sceptical about series that are based on video games, mainly because I expect them to be not-so-subtle marketing tools. In spite of my reservations, I was keen to check out God Eater because it looked pretty damn cool. God Eater is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which terrifying monsters known as … Continue reading

Watching ‘Fires on the Plain’

Watching ‘Fires on the Plain’


Shinya Tsukamoto has earned himself a cult following both in Japan and abroad, thanks to his previous films such as Tetsuo: the Iron Man and Bullet Ballet. While I have to admit I haven’t seen them, a quick search tell me that as a director, he is known for his artistic and varied use of … Continue reading

Unboxing MORE Clearspring goodies – video!

Unboxing MORE Clearspring goodies – video!


I’m on a bit of a video spree at the moment, so check out my very first unboxing video! I recently did an online shop at Clearspring, a well-known purveyor of authentic Japanese, macrobiotic and organic fine foods. You’ll likely have seen some of their popular products at your local supermarket, but I picked up … Continue reading

300 minutes of #foodporn with ‘Food Wars!’

300 minutes of #foodporn with ‘Food Wars!’


When was the last time you ate food that was so damn good it made your clothes fly off? If two of your favourite things in life are food and anime, you can’t go wrong with Food Wars! (Shokugeki no Soma). This series is the perfect mix of mouth-watering, hilarious, dramatic and over-the-top, and I didn’t even realise … Continue reading