Suica Penguins For Lunch!

Yes, I admit it: the reason I have a Suica train pass rather than a PASMO is that that Suica penguin mascot is SO SO SO CUTE.

Am I right, or am I right?

Am I right, or am I right?

And guess what? I just discovered that we penguin-o-philes don’t have to be satisfied with the occasional squee! when we go through the train turnstile – now we can have Suica Penguins for lunch too! Check out this super adorable Suica Penguin rice ball maker kit I just found in Akihabara!

Even more want-worthy than baby penguin rice balls, and I never thought I'd say that.

Even more want-worthy than baby penguin rice balls, and I never thought I’d say that.

Admit it, you want one BADLY! ^_^

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.

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo, even though she just bit the head off a penguin rice ball

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