Live: Club Tune in Tokyo Presents ‘HARAJUKU HOLIDAY’ – Lolita Fashion Showcase at Royal/T with May J. and Joe Inoue

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My pals in Tune In Tokyo are throwing a Harajuku fashion show next Wednesday night at Royal/T in Culver City. Check out a group portrait session I did for the gang a couple years ago here, and I’ll see you at the show if I can be distracted from all the gothic lolitas.

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MORE INFO: LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2nd, 2012)— Tune in Tokyo presents HARAJUKU HOLIDAY, a Lolita Fashion Showcase and J-Pop Dance Party at the world-famous Royal/T Café, Shop & Artspace on Wednesday, February 22nd! May J. and Joe Inoue, hosts of NHK World’s “J-MELO” English-language music show, will appear at the event for a fan meet & greet, and will also be performing live!

Experience the sights and sounds of Japan’s street fashion capital with TUNE IN TOKYO as Lolita Fashion & Japanese music and pop culture come together! There will be a Lolita Fashion Show spotlighting new and classic looks for 2012, a Valentine-themed raffle, Lolita clothing and accessories vendors, a photo booth by cosplay and Japanese street fashion photographer Ben Chan, and as always, Royal/T’s café will be serving High Tea and tasty Asian-Fusion cuisine!

Participating vendors include Chubby Bunny, Kawaii Carnival, MugiBunny, Twinkle Wish, Holley Tea Time, Oboro Charms, Amber and Topaz, Kawaii Goods, and Cat Nap Caps!

Staff recruiters from Anime Expo 2012 will also be in attendance! If you’ve ever considered working with the largest anime convention in the U.S., they’ll be available to answer all your questions! Be sure to stop by their table for information on this year’s convention.

· Live performances, meet & greet, and fan activities featuring May J. and Joe Inoue

· J-Pop from Tune in Tokyo DJs Greg Hignight, Tora, Del and Ally in the cafe and club room
· Royal/T’s Maid Café open 8 PM – 10:30 PM, serving full menu, and wine & soju (with ID).
· Lolita Fashion Show coordinated by Olivia Rivera and Mandie Bettencourt
· Eight vendors offering Lolita and other Japanese fashion clothing and accessories

· Photo booth from photographer Ben Chan

· Contest for Best “Fashion Forward” Lolita ensemble

· Valentine prize raffle

Admission to Tune in Tokyo is $10, all ages admitted. The event runs from 8 PM – 12 AM.

About Tune In Tokyo
Tune in Tokyo has been spinning J-Pop, K-Pop, and International Club beats since 2008, bringing the sound of modern Asian dance pop to clubs and special events throughout Los Angeles. This five member DJ unit, featuring co-founders Greg Hignight and Del Martin, and DJs Tora, Ally, and Leett, hosts monthly events at Royal/T Maid Cafe, Shop, & Artspace, and 2nd Street Jazz in Little Tokyo, and have also presented an array of live performances featuring musicians from the United States and Japan. Tune in Tokyo presents the best in Asian and global dance pop, weaving together cutting edge electro, dance rock, and Indie with the bold Japanese street fashion scene to create a unique club experience. For more information, including details on this and other upcoming events, please visit our official website, and our blog at