100 かわいい Things To Do in Tokyo



100 かわいい Things To Do in Tokyo
100 かわいい Things To Do in
Many of you might have your own Tokyo bucket
list already but here’s something from us (Kaila
and Ashley as foreigners living in Japan) to
you. Treat this as our early Christmas gift
since it’s only a few weeks away. Here you can
read our recommendations on where to go, what to
eat, what to try, among many others that you can
add or confirm on your list.
Doodle by Kaila
Top Left: Laforet in Harajuku; Top Right: Totoro
at Kotokibuya in Akihabara; Lower Left: Les
Grand Arbres cafe in Hiro-o; Lower Right:
Shibuya Crossing
Hello there! Here’s a list of fun (and mostly
kawaii) things / activities to do when you’re in
Tokyo. Hope this will be helpful!
1. Go crazy on all the Sailor Moon item collaborations you can find at LoFt, Village Vanguard, and other stores!
2. Enjoy the authentic sushi train – fresh
fish yay!
3. Shop ’til you drop at Swimmer at La Foret,
4. Visit Daikanyama T-Site to see all the
books you need in your life
5. Try the #OnlyInJapan Starbucks drink/s
(Sakura latte, Pumpkin spice latte, etc.)
6. Dine at Urth Caffe Omotesando or Daikanyama
for all the delicious organic eats
7. For cute cheap finds, there’s WEGO in Harajuku. You can also try SPINNS~
8. Wear the twinning look with your best
friend and stroll around Tokyo’s fashion
9. Meet your childhood favourites at the Pokemon Center
10. Celebrate your love for Sanrio at Sanrio
11. Enter the world of your neighbor Totoro at
Ghibli Museum
12. Wear your best outfit and get snapped by
your favourite street style magazines
(Fruits, Nylon) or website (Drop Tokyo,
Tokyo Fashion, etc.)
13. Bring out the inner otaku in you at Aki-
habara (Animate, Kotobukiya, and more!)
14. Visit Nakano Broadway and shop at Mandarake
for vintage Japanese toys
15. Spend the afternoon at the lovely Shimokitazawa neighborhood
16. Hoard gachapon / toy capsules in Akihabara
/ Shinjuku
17. Take lots of purikura with friends
18. Visit the Kawaii Q-pot Cafe!
19. Get your own Tokyo Bopper platforms
20. Spend the night at “And People Cafe and Dining Shibuya“
21. Plum blossoms in February
22. Experience the Doll festival in March
23. Visit Godiva cafe
24. Saboten (さぼてん)’s tonkatsu bentos
25. Super Kawaii Floresta nature doughnuts in
26. Buy your own Rainbow Pocky / Giant Pocky
from Tokyo Diver City or Narita Airport
27. Stroll around Roppongi
28. Visit the Mori Art Museum
29. Hydrangeas in June
30. Tulips in May = divine experience!
31. Wear a kawaii kimono in Harajuku
32. Dine solo at the Moomin anti-loneliness -
33. Hoard souvenirs for friends at the big Daiso store in Takeshita Dori
34. Try St. Marc Chococro’s matcha parfait
35. Kit-kat Chocolatory Cafe
36. Cafe Zenon Kichijoji
37. Try the colorful sweets at Kawaii Monster
Cafe in Harajuku
38. Craving for a yummy kebab or some authentic
Xiao Long Bao? Have an Ameyoko foodtrip at
night with friends in Ueno!
39. Experience boating at Inokashira Park
40. Grimoire Shibuya for Dolly-kei enthusiasts
41. Try the delicious desserts at Pompompurin
Cafe at Cube Harajuku
42. If you are a matcha / matcha dessert lover,
you will love Nana’s Green Tea
43. Try the Asakusa -> Tokyo Sky Tree Itinerary
44. Tour around the Yamanote Line
45. Have a picnic with friends and visit the recommended gardens in Tokyo
46. Do you love making clothes? Visit the Nippori Fabric Town!
47. Visit a cat cafe in Tokyo
48. Visit a maid cafe in Akihabara. Moe, moe,
49. Get lost at Kiddyland Harajuku (a.k.a. Toy
50. Visit the Tokyo Imperial Palace
51. Make your Tokyo Disneyland / Disneysea
dreams come true!
52. Try the highly recommended strawberry shortcake from Ginza Cozy Corner
53. Ride the Rainbow Daikanransha /Ferris Wheel
in Odaiba
54. Visit the Namja Town in Ikebukuro
55. Take a photo with Hachiko at Shibuya Station
56. Going to Tokyo for Sakura? Don’t miss the
Sakura wonderland along Nakameguro river
57. Enter the world of Doraemon at Fujiko F. Fujio Museum in Kawasaki
58. Attend the biggest art festival in Asia, Design Festa (Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba)
59. Get your own Harajuku Vintage Shop Guide
from FUNKTIQUE Tokyo
60. Try the famous Zaku Zaku icecream at Cute
Cube Harajuku
61. Achieve your kawaii lolita photoshot dreams
at Maison de Julietta
62. Dress up in your favorite costume and experience Halloween in Shibuya!
63. Shop at Shibuya 109
64. Try the famous smiley pancakes from Pancake
65. Have a kombini bento party with friends /
loved ones during Sakura season under the
cherry blossom trees (Shinjuku Gyoen, etc.)
66. Visit the Meiji Shrine in Harajuku
67. Try the exciting rides and attractions at
Tokyo Dome City
68. Become a unicorn for a day and dine at the
newly opened My Little Pony Cafe
69. Shop vintage in Koenji neighborhood
70. Ride the Cat Bus to the Ghibli Museum
71. Shop at the biggest UNIQLO store in Ginza
72. Wake up early for Tsukiji Fish Market
73. Try all the Japanese food!
74. Spending your winter holidays in Japan? Enjoy the illuminations all over the city!
75. A big fan of ONE PIECE / Dragon ball, Naruto and more? You will definitely enjoy your
time in J-WORLD Tokyo
76. Try the yummiest takoyaki from any Gindaco
77. Looking for vintage / retro / nostalgic Japanese goods ? Go to TOKYO Decks Beach
78. Splurge on art materials at SEKAIDO, Shin-
79. Buy used Japanese magazines, manga, and
books from BOOK OFF Akihabara Eki Mae
80. Visit the fishies at Sumida Aquarium
81. Take a relaxing bath at an Onsen place
82. Visit the Edo-Tokyo Museum
83. Hiking at Mount Takao
84. Take a side trip to Kamakura
85. Take a touristy photo at Shibuya Crossing
86. Try the yummy sweets at Nicolas Charles in
87. Love collecting FUNKO Pop? Visit TOY SAPIENS to hoard!
88. Enjoy dining at Genki Sushi Shibuya with
your friends / family
89. Buy the famous Totoro Cream Puffs from Shirohige
90. Take a photo with the life-size Gundam in
91. Spending summer in Japan? Wear the traditional Yukata in Asakusa and stroll around the
92. Try spending a night in a Capsule Hotel
93. Don’t forget to visit a Don Quijote (DonKi)
branch in either Shinjuku / Akihabara (for
unique / quirky Japanese goods)
94. Go to Tokyo Tower and enjoy the view
95. Buy cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery
96. Visit the Senso-ji Shrine in Asakusa, Tokyo
97. Stroll around Shin Okubo, Tokyo’s own Korean Town
98. For more toy shopping, visit Yamashiroya
building located at Ueno, Tokyo
99. Eat a Japanese onigiri from any convenience
store / kombini for lunch
100. Try all the crazy (#OnlyInJapan) Haagen
Dazs icecream flavors available
Enjoy, Kawaii travelers!

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