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Cutesykink Blog

Fairy Kei all the way. Let's take cute into the next realm!

So we are starting to head towards Spring....Ok ok, it's still Winter I know. However, as we are going into February my thoughts start turning to the warmer weather and bringing out the season-appropriate clothing and colours. That means one thing.As you know, here at CutesyKink we love everything cute and Kawaii. Fairy Kei is [...]

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12 Months of Expos, how will I survive?! Well, something like this..

January is now here and many minds turn to the yearly calendar. Yessiree, it's time to book those trains, coaches, hotels hostels and tickets. It's EXPOOOOOO TIIIME!Expos are exhibitions based around a certain subject. For example, MCM Comicon is based around the comic and film geek culture. They have signings, cosplay, a Japanese area, food, [...]

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Ringing in the New Year in Japan....... 108 times!

In the last blog, we talked about how Christmas was celebrated in Japan. Although they don't make a huge deal of Christmas, they really go all out on their New Year celebrations. And I MEAN all out!New Year celebrations, or Shogatsu, are rather like our Christmas. Steeped in tradition, they have a national holiday, eat [...]

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What a 1st year! .........look back at Cutesykink

Cutesykink's first year I honestly never thought I would get as far as I have, with what was just a bit of a dream really. I thought you may like to see just what you can do with a little bit of imagination and one lot of determination.  I thought it be nicer for you to see [...]

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Meri Kurisumasu....as they say in Japan.

As we are tucking into our Turkey and ripping open our gifts on Christmas Day (praying that our CutesyKink wishlist is amongst the colourful pile of presents!) we forget that not everyone in the World celebrates Christmas the way we do.Only a fraction of Japan, around 2-3%, are Christians. the rest follow the Shinto or [...]

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TIS THE SEASON…FOR A FESTIVE KAWAII GIVEAWAY!!!

WIN WIN WIN!! a Super huge super kawaii hamper Tartan Kawaii and Cyten AND Japan Sweets Nom are all taking part in our mega Christmas thank you giveawayto win: San X Sentimental Circus tote bagCliche iPhone 5 phone case handbag shapedHello Kitty anniversary bagSan X Rilakkuma tissue caseSan X Sentimental Circus diaryKuromi Magica Madoka My Melody plushieSan X Zombitts [...]

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Waiter......there's something cute in my coffee.......

Decorating the top of your favourite hot drink has now become expected when we pop into our regular coffee shop for a takeout. Seeing a pretty stencilled picture nestled in cocoa powder on top of the frothy milk is guaranteed to put a smile (and a moustache) on the glumest of faces. You can also [...]

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There's a bit of "Magical Girl" in all of us.

                         One of the anime tropes that will always have a warm place in its fan's hearts is the "Magical Girl" anime. Their vibrant casts of young women can appeal to a broader audience than many other anime troupes. Magical Girl anime have a variety [...]

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Watch your language! Or maybe learn it? Japanese isn't as scary as it seems :)

We are coming up to the New Year, which brings on thoughts of fresh starts and new projects. For anyone looking into learning a new language it can be daunting, especially when you've got funny characters, different sounds, letters that don't exist in our alphabet but exist in theirs, not to mention a slight mispronounciation [...]

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VOCALOID Captures our Hearts with Song.

                   The voice synthesizing program VOCALOID includes many singers who its fans know and love. The most recognizable icon of the group is the teal haired Hatsune Miku, who has appeared all over the media both in Japan where she originated and across the world. She has even [...]

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