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Tokyo Shopping Guide: Passport

passport hannari tofu

We stumbled across Passport on our first trip to Japan and it was so cute it’s been a firm favourite on all our return trips. It always has great displays of kawaii pillows, plush and homeware that are impossible to resist!

Fuku Fuku Nyanko plush at Passport

Since pillows are a great thing to have around in your hotel and on the flight home, I often indulge, bringing home an onigiri rice ball on my first trip and a Fuku Fuku Nyanko cat this year. They’re always great quality and my onigiri is still going strong after ten years.

Halloween Tofu

It’s also one of the few places you can find Hannari Tofu, which come in lots of different sizes and flavours. If you’re lucky, you might spot some fun seasonal designs like these amazing Halloween witches from 2008.

fuku fuku nyanko

The homeware is adorable too with lots of cute characters that I think are designed in-house. The Fuku Fuku Nyanko cats were new on my most recent trip, available as everything from plushies to clocks! I settled for a towel which is adding some extra cute to my bathroom.

Bunny Bowl from Passport

If you’re looking to make your home more kawaii then Passport is a great place to start, with lots of things you won’t see anywhere else, or online. My home is definitely all the cuter for my visits there.

How to get there

The only branch I’ve visited is at the ALTA mall inside Sunshine City near Ikebukuro station. Thanks to the Fuku Fuku Nyanko range, I’ve finally tracked down their website (Passport is a terrible name for web searches!) and there are hundreds more branches in the Tokyo suburbs and across Japan.

Last updated: 28 August 2016

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Weekend Wrap Up

flower show

The weather has been much nicer this week so I’ve had a quick trip into Glasgow, a visit to the annual Flower & Vegetable Show and lots of Pokemon-hunting walks. Thanks also for all your surprise box and enamel pin orders – those will keep me busy this weekend! You can still get your hands on one – see below.

Limited Time Shopping Offers

  • Free shipping worldwide on everything in my Society6 store today.
  • 15% off everything in my Zazzle store this weekend with the code DOGDAYSRHERE.
  • Repeat customer offer: 20% off all Food With Faces products. Just login and check the cart page for the code. (How do you become one? Just buy place an order in my shop and you’ll have the option to create a customer account for exclusive monthly offers!)

Ongoing Shopping Offers

  • Get $10 off your first order at my Society6 store with this link.
  • Buy any 6 small vinyl stickers from my Redbubble shop and get 50% off.
  • Get 50% off your first personalised card at Thortful with the code TTSHUVNO.

News & Reminders

At time of writing there are still 3 Kawaii Japan surprise boxes left so you haven’t missed out yet and can still get lots of new and exclusive things for just £15. There are also plenty Mt Fuji enamel pins to add your collection.

Kawaii Japan Surprise Box

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Kawaii Japan Surprise Boxes & Enamel Pins

Kawaii Japan Surprise Box

My Kawaii Japan surprise boxes went on sale an hour ago and there are still some left if you want one! They’re full of new and exclusive items that are worth around £32 but you can get for just £15. I’ve even hand-drawn a Fuji on every box.

mt fuji enamel pin

The main item that’s also available separately is my first enamel pin featuring Mt Fuji! It’s perfect for anyone who loves Japan as much as I do and great for decorating your coat and bag or just for hoarding in a collection. Each pin is made from shiny hard enamel with a rubber clutch to keep it safe and costs £7.

Mt Fuji enamel pins

They turned out so cute and I can’t wait to see your photos of them out and about. If you’d like to see more surprise boxes and enamel pins from me in future, please spread the word!

On-Demand News

Ice Cream Cones at Zazzle

ice cream cones zazzle

I’m so glad people have started buying party supplies from my Zazzle store – my Ice Cream Cones look so fun on paper cups, plates and napkins that I kind of want to throw a party myself.

Ice Cream Cones at Zazzle

You’ll also find them on plenty more cute products for summer including gift wrap, tissue paper and ribbon and the usual tote bags, pillows, mugs and gadget cases.

You can see the full range in my Zazzle store, plus there’s 40% off pillows and 15% off everything else today only with the code ZHOTDEALDAY3.