Tokyo | 5.0h
A day with the Kawaii Characters of Japan
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Cut across Tokyo in search of Hello Kitty and My Melody!

Japan has a category of mascot characters called yuru-chara, which are characters that are generally gentle, soft and laid-back. Famous examples of these characters are Hello Kitty, My Melody and Rilakkuma. On this tour you will cut across the center of Tokyo, from the city's tallest building, Skytree, to Odaiba, in search of the famous kawaii characters of Japan! Your otomo tour guide will guide you safely through the complicated labyrinth of train lines. You will see unusual versions of these famous characters, such as Hello Kitty wearing a kimono and Skytree variations of Rilakkuma. Purchase unusual items that are only sold in Japan to take home with you!

Highlights

-Immerse yourself in the world of Sanrio characters!
-Visit a Sanrio store which has the largest amount of Sanrio merchandise in the world.
-Design your very own candles and snow globes at Tokyo Craft Town!

Attractions

Moomin House Cafe: A café of Moomin which has many fans across the world! It is a café with many Moomin characters that makes you feel like you are in the world of Moomin!
Rilakkuma Store, Tokyo Skytree Town Soramachi: The official shop of the Japanese character: Rilakkuma! It reflects the flappy atmosphere of Rilakkuma. There are many merchandise and you can also take pictures!
Pokemon Center Skytree town: A shop dealing with character goods of the one of the most popular TV game in the world: Pokemon! There are not so many places where you can find character goods of Pokemon so don’t miss this chance!
Sanrioworld GINZA: The flagship shop of Sanrio! There are no shops in the world that has more Sanrio goods than this shop! There are a lot of character goods such as Mymelo, Hello Kitty and so on!
Hakuhinkan Toy Park: A shop dealing with an extended variety of toys. Their five stories from the basement floor to the fourth floor are filled with different kinds of toys so this shop is not only popular among kids but also adults! They also have cute character goods!
Daiso Japan, DiverCity Tokyo Plaza: A shop where all the high-quality goods are sold for 100JPY. They also sell character goods for 100JPY! Considering the price, it is not a bad idea to buy some goods here!
Tokyo Craft Town: Let’s make your own one of a kind character art using cute parts! You can make several kinds of goods such as candles and snow domes and you can take it home as your souvenir!

Notes

-Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
-We recommend you bring your papssport with you as you can enjoy tax-free shopping in Sanrioworld GINZA.
-The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
-We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat whenever and wherever you like.

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 1000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

In front of the Ticket Gate at the Tobu Skytree line, Tokyo Skytree Station

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