Japan is an absolute dream destination for Sanrio fans. From its incredible pop culture to the unique products available, there are so many reasons to fall in love with everything here.
This is why we’ve picked out the best Sanrio attractions that you absolutely cannot miss when you visit Japan!
5.) Cinamoroll Cafe- Shinjuku
Address: Shinjuku Marui Annex, 3-1-26 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 1F (6-min. walk from Shinjuku station)
Store hours: 11:00 AM- 8:00 PM
When it comes to cute cafés, Cinnamoroll just can’t be topped. This squishy-eyed cloud puppy comes accompanied by the rest of his never before seen friends in this Marui Annex pop-up café. Get your paws on limited-edition merchandise before they sell out, then indulge in some sugary snacks while you’re at it!
4.) Sanrio Gift Gate- Asakusa
Address: 1-17-5, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo
Store hours: 9:00 AM- 7:00 PM
The Sanrio Gift Gate Asakusa store is a must-see for fans of the cute and unique Sanrio characters. The shop features a giant Hello Kitty and other Sanrio characters, including Cinnamoroll and Gudetama, who are available in all shapes and forms, from plush dolls to apparel. Gifts range from stuffed animals and high-end fashion accessories to boxes of sweets that make perfect omiyage (souvenirs).
This famous gift shop is also accessible– it’s about a 3-minute walk from Tokyo Metro (subway) Ginza Line Asakusa station. Conveniently, you can purchase Sanrio Puroland tickets here!
3.) Hotel Okinawa
Sanrio fans, rejoice! For kawaii enthusiasts all across the world, Hotel Okinawa is a must-see. Every nook and cranny has been thoughtfully decorated, notably the enormous yet cute plushie tree in the hotel foyer. Don’t forget to snap some Instagram photos when you’re here!
Each room is intricately decorated for each Sanrio character to make it feel as though you are staying with your favorite character in the comfort of your own home.
Interested in staying? See additional photos here and available rooms here.
Book the beautifully decorated Hello Kitty, My Melody, or Little Twin Stars suite at the Keio Plaza Hotel Tama. Enjoy everything Tokyo can offer you: an expansive view of the city, delicious dining options, and incredible shopping opportunities.
What’s even better is that this hotel is just a walking distance of Sanrio Puroland!
See additional photos here and available rooms here
1.) Sanrio Puroland- Tama, Tokyo
Address: 1-31 Ochiai, Tama-shi, Tokyo-to
In the Tokyo suburb of Tama City, Sanrio Puroland is a theme park that brings the quirky, bouncy dreamland of Japanese cuteness to life. Visit for a magical trip where you’ll meet and greet cute “kawaii” characters, enjoy fun rides, and take in colorful shows and musicals. With attractions for adults and their kids alike, this one-of-a-kind destination is sure to be an unforgettable family experience.
Sanrio Puroland is closed on Thursdays, and store hours vary according to the day, so if you want to linger longer and fully appreciate the cuteness, come on a Monday or weekend when it opens at 9 AM (an hour early)