Tokyo Design Festa: Zombie Matryoshika & More

You can do this with FELT?!
You can do this with FELT?!

If you’re in Tokyo, get thee to Design Festa RIGHT NOW! It’s on through Sunday the 9th, out in Odaiba at Big Sight. You definitely don’t want to miss seeing (and buying!):

Handpainted zombie matryoshka dolls.
Handpainted zombie matryoshka dolls.
Elfin anime-style figures, mind-bogglingly crafted from felt.
Elfin anime-style figures, mind-bogglingly crafted from felt.
Eyeball clasp purses, leaking a little O Positive.
Eyeball clasp purses, leaking a little O Positive.
Scarily lifelike felted cat head pins.
Scarily lifelike felted cat head pins.
Gorgeous little mushrooms that light up.
Gorgeous little mushrooms that light up.
Handcrafted horns of Satan.
Handcrafted horns of Satan.
Fake fur Mt. Fuji tissue dispensers.
Fake fur Mt. Fuji tissue dispensers.
Decidedly non-traditional New Year's figures for the upcoming Year Of The Sheep.
Decidedly non-traditional New Year’s figures for the upcoming Year Of The Sheep.
Steampunk bird masks (in case you don't already have a dozen in every color.)
Steampunk bird masks (in case you don’t already have a dozen in every color.)
Froggy coin purses
Froggy coin purses
Your big chance to make your mom faint when she sees the oozing gash applied with painterly skill by the Amazing School JUR special effects makeup students.
Your big chance to make your mom faint when she sees the oozing gash applied with painterly skill by the Amazing School JUR special effects makeup students.
Cuter-than-thou cosplaying vendors
Cuter-than-thou cosplaying vendors
The Tokyo Zentai Club, that gathers regularly to beetle around Tokyo in their head-to-toe featureless lycra suits.
The Tokyo Zentai Club, that gathers regularly to beetle around Tokyo in their head-to-toe featureless lycra suits.
This mural features thousands of flowers, drawn on the spot with Spirographs.
This mural features thousands of flowers, drawn on the spot with Spirographs.

Design Festa is on from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. through Sunday November 9 at Tokyo Big Sight convention center, near Kokusai-tenjijo Station. Tickets are ¥1000 at the door. In addition to thousands of vendors selling quirky handmade merchandise, music and theatre performances run continuously throughout the day. Artists also are live painting murals thoughout the venue.

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Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Japan, produces the monthly e-magazine Japanagram, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had

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5 thoughts on “Tokyo Design Festa: Zombie Matryoshika & More

      1. Yeah, but I’m lazy and Odaiba is so far away and it’s probably REALLY crowded today. Plus I have a yoga lesson at 4:00.

        Your pictures made it feel almost like I was there without the hassle of trains and crowds!

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