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Sunday, November 19, 2017

K-Beauty Skin Care for Oily Skin | With Style Korean



Hello dears!

This year, KBeauty trends are starting to build up a large fan following overseas. With big Korean brands like Innisfree opening up shops here in the United States, as well as broadening foundation shades to reach a diverse market, our skin game is about to get better!

In today's post, I'll be sharing some of my favorite skincare products, PERFECT for oily skin types.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Ulzzang Uni Haul and Review 2017




Hallo dears,


 I ordered quite abit from Korean brands Mixx Mix and Chuu. In this post, let's take a look at some of my favorites for fall and winter, as well as review briefly each item!



Wednesday, September 6, 2017

CHUU x W.C. Collaboration Autumn Winter Collection



All the leaves are brown, and skies are grey! Autumn is among us, and popular Korean and Japanese fashion brands, Chuu and W.C. have combined forces to create the cutest Fall/ Winter Collection. Courtesy of Chuu's Official Instagram, here's a sneak peak of what's to come!


Thursday, June 15, 2017

Japanese Lolita Brands for Western-sized Bodies

Hello dearies!


Living in the West, there are many body types--small, average, and plus. With the rise of Japanese fashion trends becoming more popular in the West, here are some popular Lolita brands in which I consider Western body friendly! In today's post, I'm going to share the most curvy-friendly brands that will accommodate most body types!


Monday, May 8, 2017

Minako x I.AM Kawaii: 10 Years of Jfashion

Misako Aoki, AKIRA, Midori, OH MY!

Hallo dearies,

This year at Anime Matsuri, many jfashion enthusiasts coming from the local scene as well as from around the world, gathered to celebrate 10 Years of Jfashion at the con.
With a large variety of Jfashion programming and honorable guests, it was a joy to capture all the excitment of the attendees, as well as activites in my newest video: I.AM Kawaii: 10 Years of Jfashion.

2017 has marked a evolution in harajuku fashion, so let's see what fellow jfashion attendees think of the style evolution, Gothic and Lolita Bible Discontinuation, KERA & FRUITS going online, and much more!^^



This is Kawaii Reporter Minako Sakurai, and until next time,
Stay beautiful and Stylish!^^





Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Swallowtail Butler Cafe Experience




Hello dearies, happy Friday! Around this time last weekend, I was attending one of the largest Japanese cultural conventions here in the United States! For the first time this year, Japanese butler cafe Swallowtail was present as one of the special guests of the convention, and was offering attendees the ultimate butler cafe experience. Today's post I'll share my breif review of the Swallowtail experience, as well as my thoughts on how butler cafes could be a wonderful addition to western culture.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Minako Sakurai x Anime Matsuri 2017 Schedule





Hello dearies, hope everyone is having a safe and amazing Spring Break! Anime Matsuri is less than a Month away, and there's SO much planned for that weekend that I have to make 2 separate posts!

So what's going down at AM 2017? Let's find out!^^


Sunday, March 5, 2017

Minako x Kawaii International Episode #57 Highlights



Happy almost Spring Break everyone!

As we say farewell to winter and hello to Spring,finally I can share my experience getting to partner up with Kawaii International yet again for another fun-filled episode!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Black Princesses of the World Miniseries






"Once Upon a time, in a land not far from here, lived a ordinary girl that was just like you, and just like I. While pursuing her dreams in the big city of New York, little did she know that she would be swept off her feet by an actual prince and would be the very first Black Princess to marry into European royalty."

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sailor Moon Musical Coming to Houston?! Con Season Countdown 2017


With it's first musical in 1993, the Sailor Moon Musical series has captivated thosands of audiences within Japan and China. After a breif hiatus,in 2013 the the Naoko Takeuchi stage shows have made a resurgence with an all-female cast in Sailor Moon: La Reconquista.

Kawaii Youtuber Network!




Hallo dearies,now that school is back in session once again, I've been putting my head back into text books, but this weekend I'm taking a break from studying to share a project that I've been eager to share with you all--the Kawaii Youtuber Network!


Friday, January 6, 2017

3 Best Otome Games 2017



Uta no Prince Sama




"Otome games are played by weebs."
"Otome games are played by Otaku nerds."
"Girls that play otome games must be very lonely~"

Okay fine, these quotes listed above were made by me, a VERY long time ago; but after discovering NTT Solmare "Ninja Love," around the age of thirteen, things changed.

Although a little wierd at first for some, Otome Games are very similar to reading a Shoujo manga--with you reading from the protagonist's point of view!

In today's post I'm going to share my Favorite Otome Games for 2017!