September 22nd, 2009 by Kate
Tokyo lights

Tokyo lights

People people people people, lights, people, honking cars, more honking cars.  Stores and more stores and then more stores on top of those stores.  School girls in plaid sailor uniforms giggling in Starbucks.  Company Men blue suits crammed on subways – crammed crammed crammed cheek-to-cheek.  Arm socks and leg warmers.  Manga and more manga.  Time Square on crack.  Hello Kitty.  Magic toilets.  Hello Kitty.  People people people.  Hello Kitty.  Swine flu hysteria = anti-bacterial gel dispensers and face masks.  109.  Totoro and a fuzzy cat bus.  Kawaii!  Clown elevators.  One Piece.  Tired feet.  Old ladies in kimono with bedazzled cell phones.  French pastry.  Lemon CC.  Shrimp heads in your miso-yum.  Boots (love the boots).  Dance Dance Revolution.  People people people… Hello Kitty!Tokyo w giant doll

Sucking shrimp heads

Sucking shrimp heads

Phoebe-bunny with "Cos Play" kids in Harajuku

Phoebe-bunny with "Cos Play" kids in Harajuku

3 Responses  
Jack Gape writes:
September 23rd, 2009 at 4:57 pm

Do tell…
109? Manga Manga? Boots? One Piece? Totoro and a Fuzzy Cat Bus?

Kate writes:
September 27th, 2009 at 9:04 am

109… a seven-story, 1000 store mega-mall just for girls between the ages of ten to 25ish. Paris Hilton, Gwen Stefani, and Phoebe Wells’ favorite place to shop for all the latest Harajuku-girl fashions!

Manga… oh Jack, your cousin Tessa will bring you some manga back! THey are Japanese comic books and “One Piece” is a manga comic series about pirates – right up your alley!

Totoro and the fuzzy cat bus – they are from some Japanese Anime movies that Tessa & Phoebe love – have your mom order you “Kiki’s Delivery Service” or “Spirted Away” and you’ll learn all about Totoro and the Fuzzy Cat Bus…

Tiffany Scharn writes:
September 30th, 2009 at 2:34 pm

Katey you are hysterical! LOVE this update especially the Times Square on crack!!! Great pictures too! Tell Phoebe the arm socks are so her!!!

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