Want to get that perfect Christmas gift for your favourite kawaii lover? Well here’s your chance! Over the weekend of the 27th of Nov. Hyper Japan will be taking over the whole of the Tobacco Dock with their winter event, the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market! Three whole days of workshops, performances, shopping and new and exciting foods!
In just over a weeks time, packed to the brim with all things Japanese, Hyper Japan offers visitors a convention experience like no other – with work shops on Macaroon decorating, sake tasting and Ukiyoe (wood block printing) There is something for both traditional Japanese enthusiasts as well as modern lovers too.
Hyper Japan also features a Live.Japan stage featuring some very famous acts all the way from Japan! There will be more traditional acts as well as alternative performances from the likes of Lady Baby.
For those of you interested in Lolita there will be a special tea-party in the Hyper Lounge organised through the Tea Party club with Shironuri artist Minori (Please check the TPC on FB for details of this event as it needs to be pre-booked!)
Lastly (And it isn’t really the last thing as there is so much to do and see I would be visiting it all forever!) Japan-Cute! Here’s your chance to shop the cutest brands all the way from Japan – With stalls from Tofu Cute, Dreamy Bows, JP Books and Love JoJo to name but a few you will be utterly spoilt for choice! From Cute Alpacas to your favourite Anime Characters merchandise you’ll be sure to find something to take home with you!
Even better still, for those of you that can’t make it – I will be at the event on the Friday to report back on the Hyper Japan Christmas Market for Cyten! For those that can, come find me and say Hello! I’ll be the Nurse Joy wandering about!
For more on the event, head over to the Hyper Japan site here.