Kay

Writer / Translator

Kay is a native Japanese who has lived in Honolulu, Hawaii and Los Angeles, California. She currently resides in Tokyo and enjoys writing about a wide range of topics, including all things cute and glamorous. She also loves stories about any type of food, from gourmet cuisine to junk food. Her favorite pastimes include reading, going to the movies, watching American T.V. dramas and shopping. (Yes, she is painfully aware that she owns too many bags and shoes.) She also loves to travel and has visited over 25 different countries. Her favorite place to go on vacation is New York, an amazing city where you can enjoy the best of shopping, dining, art and theater.

All Stories by Kay

Coronavirus forces cancellation of 100-year-old cherry blossom festival in Northern Japan

The renowned Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival has now joined the long list of events to be cancelled this year due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.

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Learn how to cook staple Japanese dishes with actor Hiro Mizushima【Videos】

Interested in Japanese home cooking? Then why not learn together with Japanese actor and media personality Hiro Mizushima!

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Get your pink sugar fix this spring with new line of sakura doughnuts at Mister Donut

The cherry trees haven’t blossomed yet, but it’s definitely sakura season at Mister Donut here in Japan.  

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Pink sakura season comes to IKEA store restaurants and cafes across Japan

If you’re in the mood for pink foods, look no further this spring than IKEA stores in Japan. 

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It’s sakura bubble tea season at TP TEA stands across Japan!

For bubble tea with a Japanese twist, how about a sakura-flavored creation from popular tea stand chain TP Tea?

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Deep Sea Pudding made in Japanese port town is an edible work of art!

This beautiful white and blue pudding made in the port of Numazu is an absolute jewel to both look at and taste! 

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You can help Australia’s koalas by eating some of Japan’s favorite chocolate treats!

Lotte, makers of the popular Koalas’s March snack, have been helping out koalas for over two decades now. 

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Tired of chocolate? Try celebrating Valentine’s Day with … tofu!

Who would have thought that tofu could be a colorful and healthy option for a Valentine’s treat

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Celebrate the Hinamatsuri Festival in sweet style with treats from Cozy Corner!

Japanese confectioner Ginza Cozy Corner will be offering some gorgeous treats for Hinamatsuri — Japanese Girl’s Day. 

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We test the cleaning power of the miniature washing machine from 100 yen shop Daiso

How well does this tiny washing machine from Daiso work? We give it a spin to find out.

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Eat, drink, and shop the world of Star Wars at five OH MY CAFE locations in Japan this winter

You won’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to enjoy these Star Wars themed foods and drinks

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We try Starbucks Japan’s new jiggly Frappuccino, hope it brings us luck!【Photos】

We try the new Starbucks drink designed to bring in good fortune for the New Year and find out what a “lucky” drink tastes like.

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Create your own biodegradable good-luck “beckoning cat” figurine… with plain salt!

If you’re looking for a cute way to bring in good luck, this unique manekineko mold might be what you’re looking for.

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Makeup is more delightful than ever with this new line of adorable Pokémon cosmetics!

Pokémon-themed makeup sounds like an excellent way to add a bit of magic to your beauty regimen, doesn’t it?

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Love oysters? You can now wear them in style — as a shoulder bag!

Finally, what all oyster lovers have been waiting for — a remarkably realistic oyster-shaped bag.

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Get ready for summer with exclusive merchandise from Starbucks Japan!

New merchandise released this month includes colorful summer-themed tumblers and a stylish cooler bag.

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Guardians of the Galaxy’s Gamora spotted sightseeing in Tokyo!【Video】

Is the fierce Guardian enjoying a break in Tokyo

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Hard Rock Cafe opens in Kyoto, features unique exclusive menu items and merchandise

New Hard Rock Cafe location in the ancient Japanese capital offers unique food items including this “raindrop cake” made from Kyoto water

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Kirby turns into Japanese monaka sweets, looks as adorable as ever!

Kirby wows us again, not just by being cute but by becoming a tasty, sweet red bean paste-filled traditional Japanese dessert.

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Adorn yourself with Pixar magic with stunning Toy Story themed jewelry from Japan

Now you can wear Woody and Buzz Lightyear around your neck in style!

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