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Kinswomyn: The End Of An Era

Recently I was sad to learn that one of the better known women only bars in Shinjuku’s Nichome district will be closing its doors in February of 2014. This is sad for many more reasons than just the fact that it’s my favourite bar in the area. Kinswomyn is listed in most major guide books, […]

Gothic and Lolita Brands of Marui One Move to the Marui Annex Building

Well, it has finally happened. Marui One, a huge department store chain in Japan, has downsized its gothic store by moving 7 floors’ worth of shops onto 2 of a slightly bigger building. They can now be found on the 6th and 7th floor of the Marui Annex building in Shinjuku, which also houses the […]