Thursday, July 24, 2014

Back in Japan; March 2014 part 3

I have pretty much only talked about lives in March entries but now is coming something else.

We walked by this very random statue of Goku from Dragon Ball and Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece. Very amusing statue to tell the truth. There are far better photos in the internet of this. I personally don't have better ones because we were walking other side of the road in late eve. 

Here are some of the foods we ate. Of course not all and not that interested of taking food photos. 

Don't remember the name of those brown balls but it was good. Really good. Next to it is JPN style vanilla ice cream or was it milk ice cream, either way it does taste different from the vanilla/milk ice cream I'm use to having in home country. Still good though. And top the dessert with chocolate sauce.

New love, sea grapes. It's sad I can't get them in least haven't found or heard of such a place.

Hot sakura chocolate latte.  
H├Ągen-Daz sakura ice cream which was way too sweet.

Yet another sakura ice cream but this one was good. 

Limited time drink at Japanese McDonald's. Sakura Cherry Float.
 You could choose whether you take ice cream on the top or not. Without it was bit cheaper but since I was on holiday and drank it once, I took the ice cream. Yet, again it was good. 

As friend was in other city for a day, I met with another one in Shibuya, Tokyo. We roamed around talking a LOT since we don't really meet that often but it's always fun. Definitely should spend more time together.
I also  got asked to go birthday party in one club (which name I don't remember) where one PV(Music video) had been filmed. Sure, there are most likely other music videos from the same club. I would have liked to go but there was something what didn't let me go to that party. No, it wasn't anything to do with my personal feelings cause if I could have went, I would have. 
Even, I couldn't go I had lovely time and bit later went to hotel to wait friend come back from Osaka.

Even cherry blossom season is really popular in Japan, it's really like any other seasonal holidays. Such as Christmas and Easter. You literally could buy fake sakura branches, decoration shaped like sakura, sakura drinks and food and so on. I'll admit I would love to go again and see cherry trees blooming, even though it does feel bit commercial.

 Plum tree blooming days before sakura did. 

 Friend and I were walking around in Asakusa and watching sakura trees blooming while taking photos of them at times. We hadn't gotten far as suddenly noticed video camera shoved to our faces. The camera was one of those big ones you see used in professional broadcasting's. The guy said sorry for doing it without really asking from us, if it was even okay with us. We just smiled and shrugged it off.  So, once again it seems I ended up to be most likely in one of Japanese tv programs. Yay....
After that we went to Sensoji temple, place we have spent time in every trip. Calming place, even when there is lots of people.
Soon we moved to check how Ueno's park sakura had gotten along and sure it was blooming but there were lots of people and some of them sitting around under the sakura trees. You had to be extra careful while walking in there because someone could suddenly stop and start taking photos of sakura trees. Yes,  you could count me to be one of those people. As we walked in there, there were again video cameras. It seemed this time like some news broadcasting. Ended up walking quickly past by those.
We were planning to go last day to see sakura again but it was raining down almost whole day, so we canceled idea and spend it around the hotel and then we were off to see second last show from the GazettE's tour in Studio Coast. I tell you this, it was really fun to walk with luggages next day to airport as every muscle hurt and sleep was minimum; around 3 hours or so.


  1. The Sakura Ice Cream looks tasty!
    What is it taste like? *__*
    The Sakura photo, really pretty. Fun trip indeed :D

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    2. Can't really name it because 'never' tasted such a ice cream or such in Finland. It was interesting.
      Took too many sakura photos (laughs) I wish to have my own sakura mini tree someday (laughs)