Episode #106Kawaii-for-Rent?! 〜Japan’s Unique Rental Services!〜

Long ago, before the advent of streaming services, watching a movie at home was prefaced with a rental. Those days are long gone. However, Japan’s rental service game is growing stronger every day! What’s for rent? Pretty much everything! From a limousine party to that designer handbag that suits your look but not your budget. When it comes to rentals, the sky’s the limit!
What else is for rent, in Japan? Tune in to find out!
May 10, Fri. 0:30 / 6:30 / 13:30
Shooting Locations
  • Pasela Resorts

    Pasela Resorts This time Yabatan chose the "Girls' Limousine Party" plan! The 90-minute tour takes you around three spots in Tokyo perfect for photos. After that, you can enjoy a meal in a restaurant or karaoke room.

  • StudioBe

    StudioBe This rental studio made of three separate buildings lets you experience various environments, such as a prison or church. Each month, the studio organizes numerous events open to the public. Place: Itabashi-ku,Tokyo

World Photobook
  • Kazumi

    Kazumi Kazumi likes Harajuku fashion. For this photo shoot, she carefully selected locations in her home country of Bolivia that match with the scary/kawaii fashion.

Kawaii Tutorial
  • Dream Wand Necklace

    Dream Wand Necklace: cocotte This time, she showed us how to make a very original, cute cane-shaped necklace using two types of resin.

    A handmade artist. She has been gaining popularity thanks to the success of How-To books that teach how to make Yume-kawaii resin accessories.

  • Ken Sasaki

    Ken Sasaki A man for rent known as "the violin-playing IT ojisan." In the studio, he explained the "Ossan Rental System" to us. The system lets you rent an ojisan (a Japanese word for older man) at the rate of 1,000 yen per hour.

To our viewers:

neither this program nor website endorse any specific products or shops. If you have any questions or concerns about the details behind the various products/services, please contact the product maker/sales office/service provider directly.
The information on this website is current as of May 2019.

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