Pom Pom Purin in Hong Kong!!

Hey guys how are you all? I hope you’ve all had wonderful holiday celebrations with your family and friends. I know I have and there are quite a few interesting holiday events and installations to check out this time of the year in Hong Kong. One particular character named Pom Pom Purin was featured in a lovely display at the Metro City Plaza at Po Lam. Pom Pom Purin is a Sanrio character and it is typically associated with tea and pudding. It’s translated Chinese name literally means Pudding Puppy (or dog).

I found these sculptures and little displays really quite festive and fitting for the holidays. They went with a dreamy Christmas Wonderland theme while keeping to the golds and caramels unique to the Pom Pom Purin trademark look. There was even a crane game and promotional features for fans to check out. Overall I was really impressed with how this event went.

I hope you guys enjoyed this post =) Regularly scheduled reviews will return soon!

– Cloudy

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HONG KONG HOLIDAY HAUL!!! (2014)

Hey guys! I hope your holidays are going well! Today I have a really fun mix of things in honour of the holidays. Hong Kong is one of the best places to go shopping for if you’re into collecting Japanese merchandise. There’s stuff from Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Vocaloid, No Game No Life, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, Type Moon (Fate), Pandora Hearts and Moomin. All this merchandise was collaborated in different areas and stores throughout Hong Kong such as Mong Kok, Sham Shui Po, Prince Edward and Tsim Sha Tsui.

Check out the video for vlog commentary and live shots as well as the pictures below for close up pictures. There will be TWO MORE HAULS coming after this!! Stay tuned for more here on the blog or over on my channel =D Till then, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and have a wonderful winter <3333

– Cloudy

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Out of the Box: Puella Magi Madoka Magica X Sanrio

Hi everyone. Today I wanted to do another otaku merch feature today. If you guys have seen Puella Magi Madoka Magica, you’ll be familiar with the characters of these straps. The Madoka franchise collaborated with Sanrio’s Melody and Kuromi characters… and the result is these adorable cosplay character keychains! They’re just so cute! What do you guys think of Sanrio X Anime collabs?

Hope you guys liked this quickie post! Don’t forget to like, share and follow for new stuff coming every day!

– Cloudy

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A Small but Sweet World

Hi everyone! It’s been a while! I’ve just gotten back from Japan and I’m very excited to start posting reviews for you guys again. Thank you guys so much for being patient with me!

Today I’m gonna talk a bit about Sanrio Puroland. My mom’s a big Hello Kitty fan so we had to hit this little amusement park while we were in Tokyo. Sanrio Puroland is located a little far from the main area around Tokyo but it’s definitely reachable by the multiple transportation lines available in Japan that connect the cities.

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Fans of My Melody, Keropi, Sugar Bunnies or other Sanrio characters will be awed and impressed by all the attractions that Puroland has to offer. The little amusement park is generally for younger spectators, and the shows include cute J-pop music and over exaggerated acting a little too enthusiastic for me. The three or four theatres showcase movies and plays all in Japanese. Foreign tourists may have trouble understanding but Japanese families with younger children anywhere from five to ten years of age will take great delight in the fairytale stories.

The highlight of my visit to Puroland would probably the Boatride. Much reminiscent of Disney’s “It’s a Small World” ride, this ride takes you through a number of different rooms each featuring a different set of characters… the last and most spectacular room features – you guessed it – Hello Kitty!! Also, collectors of Sanrio merchandise will be tickled pink by the grand gift stores that feature Sanrio character key chains, cups, plushies, bags, toys, stationary… and everything but furniture really (but only because it’d be too difficult to haul a Hello Kitty couch on the train and all the way back home LOL)

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Overall, Sanrio Puroland is worth going to see. The layout of the amusement park is indoors and despite its small size, it has much to offer. The food is all-you-can-eat Restaurant Yakata is cheap and comes with a show. As well, there interior is designed much like an enchanted forest that serve as an amazing background for some great family photos.

Hope you guys enjoyed this review. I’m very excited to share my adventures with you guys and more Japan posts are coming! Thank you so much for reading and I will talk to you guys very soon!

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– Cloudy

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