Rebecca Milner

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J-blip: Face Chocolates

Culture | Japan Pulse Feb 14, 2013

J-blip: Face Chocolates

Valentine’s Day is big business in Japan. We’ve seen a lot of confectionery one-upmanship, but nothing quite like FabCafe’s jibunsei chocolates (self-styled chocolates). A chocolate replica of your own face might look more kimoi (creepy) than oishii (delicious), but for the 15 people who participated ...

Hit the road: Japan's 2013 trend forecast

National / Media | Japan Pulse Jan 20, 2013

Hit the road: Japan's 2013 trend forecast

In 2012 we got cat-ear hair-dos, an increasing appetite for salty mold, and a tower with a silly name. What wonders will 2013 bring? We’ve gone through Trendy’s predictions and came up with a list of themes that look good to us. Basically it ...