I haven’t been following rilakkuma news so closely lately, and was surprised to see a new rilakkuma lottery in Ito Yokado.
As part of the Space Series mega release there was a special area open in Chara Park Umeda (details here).
I had a quick trip to Tokyo at the weekend, just 18 hours!! I met with Sarah, Sarah and Aviva and we went to the Tower Records Rilakkuma Cafe in Shibuya.
It opened at 10am, and we arrived a little after that, we arrived from the right hand side of the shop, and looking at the cafe on the second floor we were surprised it didn’t look full. The sign said it was the exit of the cafe so we walked all the way around to the other side, then spotted people sitting on stools by the entrance. We turned the corner and there were more people, around that corner were more people queuing up the stairs….and more….and more…! Omg. The queue ended on the 3.5F staircase. There were about 75 people in front of us.
It’s a good job we love you Rilakkuma!
The 10th Anniversary exhibit just moved to Kyoto! Yay! I couldn’t wait to go! It opened at 10am and we got there about 10.40am, the queue was huge it went around twice. Luckily it moved pretty quick and we entered the exhibit in less than 30mins.
The exhibit started with framed pictures of all three, information about them and gold statues.
A huge cabinet with some favorite items!
Then the exhibit was split into 6 sections with different past series.
Woodland / Squirrel series
I really enjoyed the exhibit, it was pretty crowded and I would have liked to have taken more time over the displays. The shop at the end wasn’t that great, although I did pick up a 10th ann hand towel with them all in the flashy red hats and jackets!
If you get the chance to go I highly recommend it! James enjoyed it and he’s not that big a fan of Rilakkuma.