I dedicated one day in our Japan trip for fangirling, much to Ottie’sÂ chagrin. Yuri!!! on IceÂ brought me back to fandom after it captured my heart withÂ its beautiful character styles,Â ice-skating sequences,Â and catchy original songs. It’s honestly one of the more consistently quality anime I’ve watched in a while,Â and it doesn’t hurt that it promotes a healthy (well, kinda) same sex relationship without resorting to tired-out tropes.
Namja TownÂ hosted a limited time Yuri on Ice exhibit, so of course I had to pay it a visit even though I’d been there beforeÂ (also, wow the way I used to writeÂ was embarrassing). The indoor theme parkÂ has shrunk significantly since, but still worth a visit for 500 yen per person.
After Namja Town, we headed to Animate, where I slowly went overÂ each floorÂ simply to gush over all the things I couldn’t buy. Traveling and living light nowadays severely cuts down on unnecessary baggage.Â Look at all the YOI merch! I died and went to heaven just from the eyegasm:
Velvet was the theme of my travel style for Tokyo, so this day was no exception as I donned my Shein crushed velvet slip and matched it with a pair of kitty socks. I’d been eyeing this window of light at our Airbnb in Shibuya, so of course photos were taken there. These were some of my favourite shots from the trip.
Outfit photos assisted by Ottie.