Dance Cat


Found the first one in Harjuku.

I’m always excited to see this Tokyo street artist’s work colonizing a new neighborhood. What is it about this character that really cheers me up?


Also in Harajuku, Dance Mouse from behind.


Then, all the way across town in Akihabara, psychedelic Dance Cat!

If you’d like to visit the Akihabara area the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions & maps are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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