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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a Kawaii Shop? I don't know about you, but I am a huge fan of kawaii squishies which not only look adorable but are practical too. During my Japan itinerary, I came across many Japanese kawaii shops which sold things such as dresses, tops, cute food and even cute household items.

Being in a Kawaii Shop is one of the best things ever, even for an adult. Everything is made to be huggable. Cute things make us happy and it is obvious that a Kawaii Shop is meant to ease our daily worries. What is interesting is that Kawaii Shops are not just intended for children as I initially thought. There are plenty of adults purchasing day to day items, which makes me wonder how come those other countries haven't yet adopted the idea of a squishy shop.

Why Everyone loves a good Kawaii Shop?

You might not know this, but in fact, both male and female love kawaii shops. Thinking that kawaii squishies are for women only is a misconception and here is why. It all has to do with the survival of our species. We are all drawn to cuteness because we are hardwired to notice human babies. Babies have cute features and we need to react to them by having a protective response. This urge to love cute things doesn't stop at babies, but it is well known that as humans we love babies of any species, whether is a baby cat, baby bunny or fuzzy little bear. Next time you are drawn to that Kawaii Shop, you know that it's perfectly normal to feel like you want to purchase all the merchandise.

Best Kawaii Shop

There is no denying that the best Kawaii Shop can be found in Japan. In fact, Japan has its own dedicated neighbourhood to various Kawaii Shops, called Harajuku. You will find anything and everything cute, from fashion accessories, through kawaii squishies to adorable edible dishes. Last time I was in Japan, I couldn't stop visiting all possible Kawaii Shops in search of incredibly adorable kawaii squishies. I found so many things, that it became obvious I won't be able to buy them all. Luckily, I found a way to share my favourites with you all. So have a look at the below Kawaii Shop and order the most adorable product you can think of!

GUND Pusheen Plush Slippers

GUND Pusheen Plush Slippers

Gund Pusheen Pizza Snackable Stuffed Toy Plush

Gund Pusheen Pizza Snackable Stuffed Toy Plush

Squishable / Mini Soft Serve Ice Cream Plush

Squishable / Mini Soft Serve Ice Cream Plush

Squishable / Mini Pink Donut - 7" Plush

Squishable / Mini Pink Donut - 7" Plush

Squishable / Comfort Food Pineapple 7" Plush

Squishable / Comfort Food Pineapple 7" Plush

Squishable / Mini Comfort Food Food Loaf of Bread Plush – 7"

Squishable / Mini Comfort Food Food Loaf of Bread Plush – 7"

Squishable / Comfort Food Avocado Plush - 15"

Squishable / Comfort Food Avocado Plush - 15"

Gund Pusheen Mini Tablet Case Plush

Gund Pusheen Mini Tablet Case Plush

San-x Sumikko Gurashi Super Squishy Plush 6" Polar-bear

San-x Sumikko Gurashi Super Squishy Plush 6" Polar-bear

San-x Sumikko Gurashi Plush 6" Tokage

San-x Sumikko Gurashi Plush 6" Tokage

GUND Fluffy Totoro Plush, 9 inches

GUND Fluffy Totoro Plush, 9 inches

Squishable / Mini Smore - 7" Plush

Squishable / Mini Smore - 7" Plush

Gund Pusheen Plush Cat Earmuffs Stuffed Toy

Gund Pusheen Plush Cat Earmuffs Stuffed Toy

GUND Pusheen Stocking Holiday Ornament

GUND Pusheen Stocking Holiday Ornament

Squishable / Mini Macaron Plush - 7”

Squishable / Mini Macaron Plush - 7”

San-x Sumikko Gurashi Plush 6" Polar Bear

San-x Sumikko Gurashi Plush 6" Polar Bear

Disney Toy Story 3 Peas-in-a-Pod Plush Toy -- 8 Green

Disney Toy Story 3 Peas-in-a-Pod Plush Toy -- 8 Green

Gund Pusheen Sushi Snackable Stuffed Toy Plush

Gund Pusheen Sushi Snackable Stuffed Toy Plush

Gund Pusheen Mermaid Plush, 7.25"

Gund Pusheen Mermaid Plush, 7.25"

Squishable Happy Octopus Plush, Pink, Mini 7"

Squishable Happy Octopus Plush, Pink, Mini 7"

Gund Detective Pusheen Plush, 12" L

Gund Detective Pusheen Plush, 12" L

Squishable / Mini Happy Alpaca Plush – 7"

Squishable / Mini Happy Alpaca Plush – 7"

Gund Pusheen and Stormy Birthday Collector Set

Gund Pusheen and Stormy Birthday Collector Set

Vintoys Very Soft Cat

Vintoys Very Soft Cat

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