To celebrate the first episode of Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu, I’m making this blog post to spam you with photos that I took when we went to the Touken Ranbu Honmaru-Haku Exhibit at Grand Front Osaka. The exhibit featured character designs and storyboards from the anime, different visuals from the stage play, and even the costumes worn by the musical’s cast. All in all, I took 280+ photos in two hours and that wasn’t enough tbh.
Warning: This post is image heavy. I compressed the photos, so they can load faster both in PC and mobile. Enjoy!
The second part of our Ikebukuro food hopping is… NamjaTown! Instead of having desserts at J-World, we decided to go one floor down and get our sweet fix of a particular anime. I wouldn’t say I’m a die-hard fan of Yuri!!! on ICE, but many of its events coincide with our trip, so we don’t want to miss the chance.
After our little adventure at Ueno Park and Ueno Zoo, we went straight to Ikebukuro. It was already 2 P.M. and we haven’t had a decent meal. As a result, we went food hopping at three different places — J-World Tokyo, NamjaTown, and Adores Collaboration Cafe.
My friend, Khryss, and I watched Kimi no Na wa. together when it was shown here. We both loved it, so when we found out that there will be a collaboration cafe, we decided to drop by before going to the Touken Ranbu exhibit at Grand Front Osaka. I can’t count how many collab cafes we’ve already been tbh. Haha.
The main reason I went to Japan this 2017 was to watch a seiyuu (voice actor) at Zepp Tokyo. I’m not fond of livehouses because I’m small, but it’s definitely worth the experience. That’s why I decided to make this guide, so you’ll know how to get there and what to expect before, during, and after the show.