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"Character Nails" with Anime and Hello Kitty! (2/2)

Japanese girls love nail art and characters. We will introduce nails featuring collaborations with some of Japan's specialties, such as anime, manga, and entertainers. These reasonably-priced artificial nails and stickers are also perfect as gifts!

KIDDY LAND Harajuku Store:
A Rich Selection of Hello Kitty and Disney Items

No discussion of character items would be complete without mention of "KIDDY LAND Harajuku Store," a store specializing in character goods and toys. Inside "Hello Kitty Shop Harajuku Store," on the 4th floor, there are many nail goods featuring Sanrio characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, and Little Twin Stars!


Because this is a shop with lots of visitors from overseas, it also has a substantial select of items with Japanese taste, such as "KIMONO Folding Umbrellas" (see image below; 2,100 yen) and small silk goods. It's a sure bet that you'll find not only nail goods, but also a gift that you'll love.


In addition, on "Disney Avenue" on the 2nd floor, there is a lineup of Disney goods handled by Japanese makers. Aside from artificial nails, there are also cosmetic items such as eyelash extensions. This is a place that ladies should look out for, even if they aren't character fans.

Aside from artificial nails (2,100 yen), there are also items such as nail clippers and nail polish.

Nail patches are from 840 yen. The flat packages are perfect as gifts.

Aside from the characters pictured, the Disney artificial nails (2,100 yen) also include Daisy Duck and Marie from "The Aristocats."

KIDDY LAND Harajuku Store
6-1-9 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3409-3431
Store Hours: 11 AM - 9 PM, 10:30 AM to 9 PM on Sat., Sun., & Holidays

*Available items and their prices vary based on time period.

"nail elut's Ginza":
Enjoy Hello Kitty Nails Done by a Pro

Japan's proud nail culture features decorative, refined art. "nail elut's Ginza" is the perfect shop for those who want to experience both that Japanese technique and characters!


One exciting aspect of this location is that it has Sanrio-authorized Hello Kitty nails. You can enjoy your very own designs, with an arrangement of parts featuring characters such as Hello Kitty or My Melody.


The designs, which heavily use elements such as stones and holograms, are art you'll only get from pros. If you're seeking character nails on the luxurious side, pay this place a visit.

The procedure takes around 2 hours. With both the gel and the character nails, prices start at 8,925 yen.

nail elut's Ginza Store
Inside QUESTINA, NISHI GINZA 1F, 4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3566-4043
Store Hours: Mon., Tue., Sat. 11 AM - 8:30 PM; Wed., Thu., Fri. 11 AM - 9 PM; Sun., Holidays 11 AM - 8 PM

*Reservations given priority