Kay

Writer / Translator

Kay is a native Japanese who has lived in Honolulu, Hawaii and Los Angeles, California. She currently resides in Tokyo and enjoys writing about a wide range of topics, including all things cute and glamorous. She also loves stories about any type of food, from gourmet cuisine to junk food. Her favorite pastimes include reading, going to the movies, watching American T.V. dramas and shopping. (Yes, she is painfully aware that she owns too many bags and shoes.) She also loves to travel and has visited over 25 different countries. Her favorite place to go on vacation is New York, an amazing city where you can enjoy the best of shopping, dining, art and theater.

All Stories by Kay

Häagen-Dazs Japan gives us glorious Banana Chocolate ice cream

Chocolate and banana in ice cream form? Okay, just take our money already!

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Bring on the spicy chill with our recommended customized Starbucks drink — chai Frappuccino!

Take a look at the latest Frappuccino customization hack!

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Wonder Woman gets the girly heroine treatment in Japan — and fans are not happy!

Warner Brothers Japan’s ad campaign for the new Wonder Woman movie sparks controversy on the Japanese Internet.

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Gold leaf-covered giant gyoza dumpling now on sale to bring you a bit of luck!

This glittering culinary creation is designed to bring luck to purchasers of Japan’s Dream Jumbo Lottery tickets!

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Häagen-Dazs Japan releases delectable new ice cream bar flavor — coconut!

It looks like we’ll be getting an early taste of tropical summer thanks to Häagen-Dazs Japan’s latest sweet offering! 

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Make your own customized dessert pizza at Max Brenner’s first ever Chocolate Pizza Bar! 【Pics】

Order a custom-made dessert pizza of your dreams at international chocolate retailer Max Brenner’s very first Chocolate Pizza Bar in Harajuku!

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Life-size gold Darth Vader mask is simply dazzling… and also worth US$1.4 million! 【Pics】

This glittering mask made of solid gold is now on display at the GINZA TANAKA jewelry shop in Ginza.

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Aloe and muscat grape: the new cool green flavor at KFC Japan this summer!

KFC Japan’s newest sweet offering is a beautiful green drink that looks to be eye-popping as well as thirst-quenching!

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It’s sweet, cool and green! McDonald’s Japan to offer McShake Kiwi

Get ready for some green fruity freshness from McDonald’s Japan.

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Adorable Kirby merchandise gets special launch party with custom-made Kirby cupcakes! 【Pics】

Advance sale of super-cute Kirby clothing called for celebration in a Kirby-themed room with cute Kirby cupcakes!

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Easter goes high-end with amazing chocolate egg from luxury brand Bulgari! [Pics]

This definitely is no ordinary Easter egg!  

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Sliders come to Japanese fast food chain Lotteria, so of course we try them! [Pics]

Adorable mini-size hamburgers come to fast food chain Lotteria in three delightful flavors including their signature shrimp burger

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2017 World’s Best Pastry Chef Dominique Ansel offers floating cakes and more at new Ginza store

A cake so light it’s served in a floating balloon? Guess how you’re supposed to get the cake out. (Hint: it involves something sharp!)

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Air-hanami: Could flower-viewing without the flowers be the next trend?

For those of us unable to go see the cherry blossoms in person, how about a new style of flower-viewing… without the actual flowers?

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Now you can make your own Poké Ball … in chocolate!

This sure sounds like a sweet way to catch Pokémon!

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Feeling tired? Get an energy boost with this new Miso Ginger Cup Noodle from Nissin!

What’s so special about this Cup Noodle? Well, you can have it instead of an energy drink!

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Take a look at Tsunoshima Ōhashi, one of the most beautiful bridges in Japan! 【Pics】

We travel to Yamaguchi Prefecture to see what is widely recognized as the most beautiful bridge in Japan.

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Beauty and the Beast release indefinitely postponed in Malaysia due to “gay moment”

It seems like moviegoers in Malaysia won’t get to see the live-action rendition of Disney’s beloved “tale as old as time” for the foreseeable future.

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Lovely Doraemon glasses to become available…from McDonald’s Japan!

Fans of Doraemon may want to check an unexpected spot for the newest Doraemon merchandise — their local McDonald’s branch!

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Gudetama the lazy egg turns into adorable egg-flavored fish cake

Popular Sanrio character Gudetama may claim to be a lazy egg, but he just might find himself busy decorating people’s plates and lunch boxes this spring.

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