PRTIMES.COM from japan Wed, 06 Nov 2019 05:00:00 +0900 en hourly 1 Enjoy Autumn Leaves and Glamping on the Rooftop of a Hotel in Arashiyama, Kyoto! Wed, 06 Nov 2019 05:00:00 +0900 1572484839 You maybe interested in the trendy glamping, but you don't have a tent, and worried about sleeping in an unfamiliar tent ...

For those people, Petit Glamping at The GrandWest Arashiyama, a modern accommodation in Arashiyama is recommended!

At "The GrandWest Arashiyama", you will stay at night in the indoor hotel room and you can relax in the tent installed on the hotel rooftop only when you want to enjoy glamping atmosphere.
In addition, during the period from November 1 to 30, the tent is decorated with autumn leaves! Enjoy the autumn atmosphere while relaxing in your tent.The tent is a popular bell tent type, resistant to rain and wind, and warm and comfortable even in cold winter. It has installed not only "kotatsu" (Japanese short table with electric heater installed) but also cushions, blankets, lanterns and decorations that give you the feel of glamping.

You can play with your family or talk with your lover or friends. Enjoy a special slow time with your loved ones comfortably.

Also, from this hotel, you can walk to see the famous autumn leaves of Arashiyama during autumn. The best time to see the autumn leaves is expected from mid-November to late, so it's a good idea to visit in time.■The GrandWest Arashiyama
Address: 48−32, Kamikaidocho, Arashiyama, Nishikyo Ward, Kyoto

Guerlain opens a limited-time club "Ginza Club Mitsuko" for a limited time Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0900 1572484119 In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the fragrance "Mitsuko" that represents the brand, Guerlain will open a pop-up store "Ginza Club Mitsuko" in the SIXIÈME GINZA promotion area from November 6th to 19th.

"Mitsuko" was born in 1919, just after the First World War, in a time when "Japonism" was very popular in France. This fragrance by Jack Guerlain, the third perfumer, is an incense that has been loved all over the world for 100 years.The limited bottle "Mitsuko 100th Anniversary Edition" 75mL / 92,500 yen (tax excluded) was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its birth.

Golden leaves by the long-established brand of Kanazawa, "Hakuichi", and a delicate and detailed “calligraph” designed by calligrapher Nakatsuko are designed on the bottle. It will available of advance sale at Ginza Club Mitsuko from November 6 ahead of sale at nationwide from November 15.There will be also events that reflect the locality of the Ginza luxury club culture.

Guests dressed as Club’s "moms" wearing kimonos enter the store, and a champagne service will be held from 16:00 to 19:00 on November 6 . If you buy one or more items at the same store, you will receive "Moet & Chandon", and if you purchase "Mitsuko 100th Anniversary Edition" you will receive one glass serve of "Don Perignon".In addition, for those who purchase more than 40,000 yen (tax excluded), there is an original folding fan with delicate gold leaf. In addition, the world's only luxury limited bottle "Mitsuko 100th Anniversary Edition "Exceptional Piece" 1.5L / 1.88 million yen (tax excluded) will also appear at the storefront, boasting "special atmosphere".

Why don't you go to Ginza to experience "unusual atmosphere" wearing "Mitsuko"?

■ "Ginza Club Mitsuko"
Address: GINZA SIX 2F SIXIÈME GINZA Promotion area, 6-10-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku

Gelato Pique x PEANUTS! The Theme for This Winter is "break time" Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:00:00 +0900 1572396777 "Gelato pique" which has been loved by women with a unique sense and functionality will offer a collaboration item with PEANUTS again this year, it will be released from November 7.

The theme of this PEANUTS collaboration item is "break time". It is printed cookie recipe and motifs on top which you can’t miss for your break time.
"PEANUTS Bebi Moko Jacquard Unisex Shawl Cardigan" 2 colors with Snoopy printed on the back is 7600 yen each."PEANUTS Bebimoko Jacquard Dress" 7200 yen which is printed Snoopy on the top has casual long one-piece and hood. Similarly, "PEANUTS HOMME Baby Moko Jacquard Pullover" 7400 yen which has printed Snoopy on the front with letters on the sleeves. In addition, "PEANUTS: Baby Moko Jacquard baby rompers" 6400 yen, perfect for gifts, "PEANUTS Baby Moko Blanket" 5800 yen,
"PEANUTS cookie tissue case" 5000 yen,
"PEANUTS Snoopy & Rabbit soft toy" 7000 yen and many other items that make you healing are available.

"Gelato pique" and PEANUTS collaboration item, let's "take a rest together with Snoopy"!

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Irori Table by Logos which are Perfect for Outdoor Occasion in winter! Fri, 01 Nov 2019 02:00:00 +0900 1572396495 The outdoor brand "LOGOS" will collaborate with "Sengoku Aladdin" and release the second "LOGOS × SENGOKU ALADDIN collaboration item" on November 1st. "Sengoku Aladdin" is developing a portable gas series that can be used in a variety of indoor and outdoor scenes, using cassette cylinders as fuel, based on the concept of "Aladdin close at anytime, anywhere". The second collaboration "LOGOS x ALADDIN stove table" 29,000 yen (tax excluded) is a round table with a wooden top that makes it easy to surround the "Aladdin" stove in the hearth style.In the middle, the retro-designed "Aladdin Blue Frame",
"Sengoku Aladdin Portable Gas Stove" is the size that fits perfectly, so you can enjoy your meal while keeping warm, and the table is a great safety guard to prevent burns and injuries.
 It is easy to assemble just by fixing four locations,
and it has a storage bag that is convenient to carry, making it ideal for outdoor use.

It will be Available at nationwide "LOGOS" stores, dealers and the online shop.

Make use of the "LOGOS × ALADDIN stove table" where you can comfortably enjoy the cold weather outdoors!

Gorgeous and Cute! Conrad Tokyo Offers Winter Afternoon Tea Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0900 1572253661 "Twenty Eight", Conrad Tokyo bar and lounge will offer "Winter Holiday Glamor Afternoon Tea" from November 1 to January 9, 2020 which inspired of holiday season of the sparkle of jewel-like illumination for the cake decorations.

All of those beautiful jewel like sweets and savories for the winter afternoon tea are inspired of Christmas ornaments, winter illumination, beautiful ladies who join in Christmas party.
Glossy red "handbag" that attract a lot of attention spread a bitter taste when put in the mouth, and the balance between the softly melted 70% chocolate mousse and the crispy chocolate sable is exquisite. "Strawberry cupcake" with raspberries has a whole strawberry in it and draped it with butter cream on like beautiful pink dress.

In addition, savories, such as foie gras terrine and tart, are also available.

The price is "Standard Afternoon Tea" from 4900 yen (tax and service charge excluded). There are 5 different courses available, including a plan with glass champagne free flow.

Enjoy the afternoon tea unique to winter in a luxury space in the city!

Lucky Motives Become Cute Pattern on Amulet! "Fukufuku Lip" Offers New Items Thu, 31 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +0900 1572222105 "Fukufuku Lip", a new form of amulet with a specially designed lip balm that protects peoples lip from dryness in a modern design amulet offers new designed amulet bags on October 28 at “Ichishindo Honpo” as online and Tokyo Skytree Town Soramachi store in advance, on November 1 at Tokyu Hands Loft and others."Fukufuku Lip" is an item created for the ideal to wear amulet more happily and more freely on you. It has beautiful refreshing Yuzu (Japanese Citrus) aroma which been loved by Japanese since ancient times for talisman, and 12 kinds of Japanese herb ingredients that have been included to keep moisturize and protect your lips for a long time.
The new patterns for Fall / Winter 2019, the 48th to 51st patterns by "Fukufuku Lip" series, are all 5 patterns based on the theme of lucky motifs. A new pattern of "Moon Rabbit Crimson Pink", "Cat Pale Orange", "Hanatemari Rich Pink" and "Happy Bird Pink" and popular reprinted "Plum Red" will appear. All of them have cute colors and patterns, that definitely makes you more feminine! The amulet bags are sewn by hand by craftsmen carefully in Japan. It adopts Fujiyama Weaving which is said to have started more than 1000 years ago in Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture, the base of Mt. Fuji, and the yarn is dyed with spring water from Mt. Reproduces vivid colors.

The price is 1000 yen each (tax excludedi). "Fukufuku Lip", which brings you smile and happiness, can be used in a variety of occasions, from daily usage to gifts, and is an ideal introduction to Japanese culture as an overseas souvenir. Let’s bring happiness and smile with the lip balm!

Kiki & Lala is Featured! Christmas in Puroland Thu, 31 Oct 2019 10:00:00 +0900 1572253816 Sanrio Puroland will hold a special winter event "PURO WHITE CHRISTMAS" on the theme of "White Christmas" from November 8 to December 25.This year's Christmas event is "Little Twin Stars" (commonly known as "Kiki & Lala").

In the new show "Kiki & Lala Illumination TWINKLE SPARKLE!!”, "Kiki & Lala" will appear with new costumes inspired by snow and stars. It will be appeared as gorgeous world with the beautiful illumination and laser effect with 500,000 ball illuminations. In addition, Musical Show "The Puro Christmas" which was well recieved last year, was also performed this year again.
In collaboration with the creative company NAKED Inc., "Sanrio Puroland × NAKED MAGICAL SNOW II" featuring the "Kiki & Lala Twinking Tour" attraction mapping has also appeared. You can enjoy the upgraded Kiki & Lala world.Also, it will offer special limited items with Christmas theme,
And buffet for savories and sweets inspired of white snow, 2900yen for adults, 1500yen for elementary, 1100yen for infants will be available.

This winter, we will keep an eye out for "Sanrio Puroland" where you can enjoy the fun of an indoor facility.

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Special Botanical Accessories with Limited edition inspired by Van Gogh's masterpieces Thu, 31 Oct 2019 03:00:00 +0900 1572221971 Along with the Van Gogh exhibition currently being held at the Ueno Royal Museum, collaborative accessories inspired of Van Gogh's masterpiece artworks by the botanical accessory "Kunie Katori" are on sale.

"Kunie Katori" is a botanical accessories made which offers botanical accessories made of natural materials such as preserved flowers and dried flowers. This time it will offer 4 items such as "ITOSUGI" (pierced earrings) with inspiration of Van Gogh ’s work "Itosugi". "ROSE" (earrings) inspired of roses,
And "ROSE" (ear piercing).

Also it is offering 5 regular-designed botanical accessories. The price is 6,000 to 7200 yen (tax excluded). It will be available during the exhibition period until January 13, 2020.

Those jewelries will also be available at the Van Gogh exhibition at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art from January 25 to March 29, 2020.

As these accessories moves naturally along with your movement and has supple movement because made out of natural materials, they give people big impression even they are small, and the items shows your individuality in various situations. Why don’t you enjoy Van Gogh art works at the Van Gogh exhibition wearing jewelries inspired of the art works. Vincent van Gogh "Cypress" 1889, Jun 93.4×74cm
Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY

Vincent van Gogh "Rose", 1890, May, 71×90cm
© National Gallery of Art, Washington Gift of Pamela Harriman in memory of W. Averell Harriman

Gorgeous and Elegance! "Hilton Tokyo" Offers Christmas Cakes for 2019 Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0900 1571963065 Patisserie "FILOU" on the second floor of Hilton Tokyo will start accepting reservations for Christmas cakes from November 1st.

The theme of this year's Christmas cake presented by executive pastry chef Osamu Harita is "Royal Christmas of Her Majesty".
"The Crown" is magnificent beautiful chocolate cake with delicate chocolate decoration like a crow is 18cm / 9000 yen (tax included), it is a luxurious mix of mixed berry ganache, walnut duckworth, and berry sauce.
"Eve madeno Jikan'' is a watch shaped cake with chestnut and chocolate decorations scattered  gold leaves on top, 18.5 cm / 6000 yen (tax included). It features rich creamy flavor with two layers of bases part such as Duckworth and Praline Fiantine, topped on chest nut cream, hazelnut and espresso mousse.Other than that, "Queen's Pearl'' decorated with white chocolate and pearl chocolate on the top, is inspired of an elegant pearl brooch to give to the Queen, 19 cm / 6500 yen (tax included),"Royal Emerald" 17cm / 5600 yen (tax included) has great marriage of pistachio and raspberry with a decoration like a jewelry box."Princess Shortcake" 10cm to 3600 yen (tax included), which has a high-quality cream and plenty of strawberries on the cake,

Also, Christmas illuminations and decorations will begin in the hall, and the Christmas mood will be peaking!

At “Chocolate Boutique” on the first floor, "Large gingerbread house" will be appeared, and Christmas sweets such as Christmas Stollen, Baumkuchen, chocolate and gingerbread will be sold there.

The reservation period for Christmas cakes is from November 1 to December 20, and handling period is from December 10 to December 25.

"The Crown" is only available 30 units, and the "Time to Eve", "Queen's Pearl" and "Royal Emerald" will be available only for 50 units.

Would you like to taste rich hotel-made cake for this Christmas?

■"Hilton Tokyo"
Address:6 Chome-6-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo

Anko Lover! Let's Gather at Kyoto to eat Tokyo's 3 Famous Dorayaki Wed, 30 Oct 2019 05:00:00 +0900 1571962770 The event "Anko Club at Kyoto" will be held on November 2nd in Kyoto where you can taste famous 3 Tokyo Dorayaki brand.

"Anko Club" means that the club managers organized by the Japan Anko Association procured essential anko confectionery at once, and brought Japanese confectioneries back to the clubroom for the club members (general Anko fans). This is a club activity where everyone can share and enjoy eating and comparing while enjoying satisfying life. This time, we plan to eat "Tokyo's three major dorayaki" and compare three popular dorayaki from Tokyo, such as "Kameju" from Asakusa, "Usagiya" from Ueno, and "Sogetsu" from Higashi Jujo. In order to have a deep understanding of Anko, it is necessary to know the difference, and it is the attraction of this event that you can feel the wonderfulness of Anko by comparing them.

In addition, eating anko confectionery with many people leads everyone to share great happiness together while feeling unconditional love with each other. It leads to the mission of the Japan Anko Association “Realization of World Peace”.

The event will also offer recommended drinks designed by Toshifumi Kuda, a hair conditioner from Kyoto City and designed by the Kyoto branch of the Japan Anko Association.
"Anko Club at Kyoto" is held at the Kyoto Branch of the Japanese Anko Association. The opening hours are from 15:00 to 17:00 in the daytime and from 18:30 to 20:30 in the nighttime. The entry fee is 3500 yen (3000 yen for members of the Japan Anko Association).

Let’s experience how Anko is amazing at the event where you can get famous Dorayaki fromt Tokyo.

■ "Japan Anko Association Kyoto Branch"
Address: (2nd floor, Hisada Art Industry) 144, Sanjo Odori Koji, Nishijo Sanko Oil Kouji, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

8 m Tall Christmas Tree Appears at Yokohama Bay Quarter! Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0900 1571876958 A shopping mall at the east exit of Yokohama Station-Yokohama Bay Quarter transforms into a Christmas mood!

An illumination event "Yokohama Bay Quarter Christmas Light Garden" with the theme of "Santa Claus Garden" will be held from November 2 to December 25 in the Christmas season.

This is the 14th Christmas event at Yokohama Bay Quarter. This year, an 8m tall Christmas tree will appear in the plaza overlooking the night view of the bay area. The tree decorated with 15,000 illumination lights has the power and warmth of living wood, creating a classic Christmas mood that many people envision.

On the first day of November 2, "Christmas tree lighting ceremony" will be held in which lights are lit on the tree together with the gospel song and the power of the visitors. Under the Christmas tree, miniature town "Santa Claus Town" made of miniature houses is spread. It has a special trick that makes you want to take photos even in the daytime.

This year, for the first time, the "Champagne Spark" will be held in the tree illumination program. Don't miss the famous light production at the Eiffel Tower in Paris every hour on the hour!

Furthermore, during the period, the roof garden and bay garden on the 6th floor will be lit up according to the theme "Santa Claus Garden", and there will be a photo spot where you can take photos with a set that makes you feel lost in Santa's house. The lllumination time of the Christmas tree on the 3rd floor main square is from 16:00 to 23:00, and the lllumination time of the Santa Claus Garden in the 6th floor roof garden is from 16:00 to 22:00.Share this romantic time with your loved ones at this year's "Yokohama Bay Quarter Christmas Light Garden"!

■"Yokohama Bay Quarter"
Address: 1-10 Kinkocho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama

Vegan Sweets "Bi-Donuts" is Available at Shop in Shibuya! Mon, 28 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0900 1571877322 Edible florist "DIBLE GARDEN" and "UPBEET! Tokyo", a plant-based sweet shop! Collaborated together and open a limited period pop-up store "Bi Donuts" as a vegan dessert shop using edible roses that do not use chemical pesticides in Shibuya. EDIBLE GARDEN is the only edible flower shop in Japan where does not use 100% chemical pesticides.The shop deals with variety of edible flowers such as domestic high-quality edible roses by designated producers, and edible flowers which are used in restaurants with Michelin stars."Bi donuts" is vegan & gluten-free, white sugar-free fried donuts with pesticide-free edible roses. It is not only beautiful with the look, but you can be beautiful with detox.

"UPBEET! Tokyo" uses various fermentation ingredients and vegetable oils such as "malted rice" and "aged mirin" for the aim to incorporate many good bacteria from sweets and improve the intestinal environment. In addition, edible roses have a high nutritional value. Typical examples include vitamin C, vitamin E, and polyphenols, which are said to have the effect of activating beautiful skin, metabolism, and promoting female hormones."Bi donuts-Vegan sweets decorated with edible flowers-" 480 yen (tax included) is provided at "UPBEET!Tokyo POP UP STORE Shibuya Scramble Square" from November 1 to 10.
Why don’t you try the delicious vegan sweets beautifully decorated with edible roses.

■ "UPBEET! Tokyo POP UP STORE Shibuya Scramble Square"
Address: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 2-24-12 Shibuya Scramble Square 6F