The “KAWAII” culture of Japan is now penetrating throughout the world. If you desire to be overwhelmed with Kawaii-ness, take your adventure to Harajuku, the leading center of the KAWAII trend. You will be amazed by the unique, crazy, energetic city where you can enjoy Tokyo that anyone has ever seen. Ready with your Instagram? Let us take you to all the photogenic KAWAII spots of HARAJUKU!
“Kawaii Monster Cafe”
Walking upon the long leading tongue of “Mr. Ten Thousand Chopsticks” (image character of this cafe), you will enter in “Kawaii Monster Cafe”. Greeted by Harajuku’s iconic “Monster girl” and the big ornament of “Sweets Go Round”, you will be guided to one of the 4 zones of “Mushroom Disco”, “Milk Stand”, “Bar Experiment”, and “Mel-Tea Room”. Enjoy the colorful and artsy food, especially the rainbow pasta which will appear perfectly on your Instagram!
Address: YM square building 4F, 4-31-10, Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001
“Totti Candy Factory”
Arriving at Harajuku, you will be astonished by the massive and rainbow cotton candies wandering along the street. To get your own one of these, go to Totti Candy Factory, to consume the most famous sweet of Harajuku. Each cotton candy is made right after receiving the order, so although it is as big as your face, the candy will softly melt as soon as it is popped into your mouth.
Address : 2F Ryu Aparutoman, 1-16-5, Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001
“Spark By Bubbles”
If you wish to take in the KAWAII-ness to be a part of you, visit Spark by Bubbles, a popular Nail & Eye Lash Salon. Make your nails to be colorful and energetic, to match with the city of Harajuku. If you don’t have enough time to take the treatment, it is still worth passing by this store, as the pink and fashionable exterior is a famous Instagram spot.
Address: 4-32-7 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001
“Cafe Honey MI Honey”
2 minutes walk from the Harajuku station, you will be attracted by a cute pink bus stop. This is not an actual bus stop but is the entrance to Cafe Honey MI Honey, a favorite spot for all pink lovers. As well as the entrance, the interior of the cafe – which is modeled to be a retro hotel, and the food & drinks are all blended in pink. The cafe is adjoint with the apparel shop Honey MI Honey, so you will also be able to enjoy shopping.
Address: 2F Harajuku-Akane Building, 6-2-6, Jingumae, Shibuya City, Toyo 150-0001
“Jill Stuart Beauty & Party”
Jill Stuart Beaty & Party, is a cosmetic & beauty store found in Tokyu Plaza Omotesando. The concept of this store is to provide that enthusiastic feeling of going to a party to your daily life, and the gorgeous display changes seasonally having different party themes. This is the best place to buy souvenirs, to take the KAWAII essence back to your home!
Address : Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku, 4-30-3, Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001