CAT CAFE! i just learned that in tokyo this is a cafe where you can browse a petting menu in addition to a food menu which cat you want to sit on your lap while you're drinking your tea. they think of everything there!
Japan already has loads of Pikachu- and Pokémon-themed products, whether that's soft drinks, candy, or even curry. But typically, those simply have a Pocket Monster slapped on the labelling. The official Pikachu Cafe is a tad different.
Japanese ginger salad dressing. Made 1/6/13: Perfect! Exactly the flavor I have been searching for-- I could never find a dressing to match this in the grocery stores. So glad I found this recipe, and so easy to make.