Make Merry collaborated with the shopping district this time on the “Cat Exhibition,” which was very popular during the box gallery era (2006-2019). We launched the Kawaramachi Cat Exhibition Executive Committee, powered up and came back!
Closed: Every Tuesday
During the period, 160 plum blossoms will bloom and you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing for a month, and you can appreciate it while being wrapped in the scent of plum blossoms. Umemi Chaya next to Umezono offers free plum tea services, amazake, and zenzai, and demonstration sales of steamed buns, rice cakes, and jakoten are also held at various locations throughout the park. There is also a distribution event of “Fukumochi” where you can win homemade umeboshi from Nanrakuen Garden, so you can enjoy it with your family.
“James” looks more like a lumberjack than a geeky anime nerd.
Hosts in Japan can earn big bucks for drinking with customers and doling out praise and compliments through friendly conversations at bars. No host, however, can quite match the demand for Roland, who’s also known as the “King of the Hosts” for his popularity…and his burgeoning bank balance.
Previously, we saw Roland share some secrets behind his morning routine on his YouTube channel, where he controversially revealed that he never uses the same toothbrush twice. Now, the King of the Hosts is back again with a new video, and this time, he’s going undercover to live the life of an otaku geek for a day out in Akihabara.
Roland is actually a geek at heart with a love for anime like Love Live! but being a bit of a well-known face makes it difficult for him to roam the streets of an otaku paradise like Akihabara without being recognised. With his bleached blonde locks, Roland decides to swap his Japanese identity for a foreign one, going undercover for a trip to Akihabara as “James“, who sports dead, unblinking eyes and gives off lumberjack vibes.
▼ Take a look at the video below.
The video begins with a preview of Roland (and “James”) in Akihabara, before introducing us to the man who made the incredibly lifelike mask, a 45-year-old special effects makeup artist called “Amazing Jiro“.
▼ It took Jiro four days to complete the mask, and when it was done, Roland named it “James”.
After trying to prank his staff with the mask, who weren’t fooled by his disguise and “bad pronunciation”, Roland dons the mask and decides to head out to Akihabara from Roppongi by …continue reading
At all 17 stations, the station building and waiting room are decorated with elaborate illuminations, and you can enjoy the fantastic scenery.
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