Here’s a new batch of Pulsations, links to fresh stories and visuals about Japan, shout-outs to fellow bloggers and highly clickable stuff that we think you might enjoy.
In no particular order . . .
Restaurant combines delicious sushi with live performances by J-pop idols (from RocketNews24): “On average, each of [the members of the idol group] works in the restaurant three days a week, and on Mondays and Wednesdays, they’re always here to take care of our guests. One of the girls hates sushi, though.”
IT knit sweaters by Shogo Kishino (from designboom): You know that time you met that guy what’s-his-name and he had some hair and like . . . a face? There’s also what’s-her-face and their hazily remembered animal friends, all in pixel art on sweaters.
Noramoji | Fonts made out of retro Japanese storefronts (from Spoon & Tamago): Buying these unique fonts supports the small business owners whose signs they are adapted from.
Tokyo Disney Sea with a bottle of vodka (from Ikimasho!): Justin goes further than journaling his visit to the theme park by rating all the rides he and his friends went on.
Stop-Motion Animator Spent Four Years Making His Dream Come True (from Kotaku): “I’m putting out [Junk Head 1] and if people are interested in the sequel and are willing to donate the funds necessary to make it, I’ll make it.”
‘Tis the season to be packing Santa character bento. e-obento’s tutorial shows you how, step-by-step.