Eye Candy

Tokyo Drift

A photo diary from Dana’s trip to Japan.


  • victoria March 11th, 2013 7:10 PM


  • MissKnowItAll March 11th, 2013 7:12 PM

    Absolute heaven!

    Can I sumbit a photo set about grafitti in NYC?

  • KatGirl March 11th, 2013 7:19 PM

    ahhhhh this is perfect! I’ve wanted to go to Japan since I was a kid. I really want to see Kiddy Land, Sanrio Puroland, the Ghibli Museum, Pokemon Centre Tokyo, temples in Kyoto, sakura… yes, I am basically a child. ^_^

  • Kendra March 11th, 2013 7:22 PM

    LOVE THIS!!!!

  • ebichu March 11th, 2013 7:22 PM

    OMG!!! You hanged out with Juria!!!! So awesome!!!!

  • Alienor March 11th, 2013 7:26 PM

    Great pics !
    I have a question for Rookie staff: to send stuff to you guys, is it “submission” (@rookiemag.com), or “submissions” ?
    thanks !

  • hiraari March 11th, 2013 7:27 PM

    I love the purikura!

    #16 and #20
    DKSJFISDJF JURIAAAAA!!!! She’s so cool!!!

  • Tambourelle March 11th, 2013 7:34 PM

    This is so sweet and cute. You’ve inspired me to document my trip to Rome next week like mad! And to create a little diary to treasure it all in. Oh and btw the guy in No. 5 is sooo pretty! x


    • Dana March 12th, 2013 1:12 AM

      take photos of everything!! wow have a great time :)

  • Yazmine March 11th, 2013 7:36 PM

    That pink furry coat and bunny heels <3


  • wissycosh March 11th, 2013 7:48 PM

    Oh Dana,

    This is just so kawai. Would you mind telling some delicious great places you ate at? veg/watevz! danced at? chilled at? and stooped at?? I am going in June and am so excited to see everything.

    Headlines on the photos would have been great- I only recognize the Issey store.


    • Dana March 12th, 2013 1:09 AM

      Hi there!!

      OMGOSH sooooooo many places! Alright the place to shop at definitely hit up harajuku street visit the following stores for cute and cool stuff:

      1. Thank You Mart (everything is only $3.00 VINTAGE CLOTHES CUTE ACCESSORIES AND YES ONLY $3.00 i found amazing vintage high wasted levi jeans for that price)
      2. Avand Gaurde
      Super cool tattoo tights!!
      3. Bubbles Vintage Boutique
      You’ll find a lot of cool vintage there from the 60s – 90s.
      4. 100 Yen store (its basically the 99 cent store but WAYYYYYY COOLER! you’ll find a lot of hello kitty items as well as MY FAVORITE ‘TWIN STARS’ as well as everything you’ll ever need!

      This website really helped mehttp://tokyofashion.com/ as well as Tokyo by lonely planet book.

      OOH and make sure to get a PASMO card basically like an Oyster card! http://www.pasmo.co.jp/en/

      • wissycosh March 12th, 2013 2:19 AM

        Hai, arigato gozaimasu.

        Sayonara odaiji ni. xx

  • AnaRuiz March 11th, 2013 8:02 PM

    I love the Japan fetish, but give us the rest of the world, Rookie!!


  • boringbrick March 11th, 2013 8:34 PM

    I am so dying about this bunny shoes ;;

  • Zelda March 11th, 2013 8:36 PM

    Have fun in Rome. You are so lucky! and I agree about the guy in number five

  • basicallypenny March 11th, 2013 9:12 PM

    love the layout! especially love the giant buddha(?)!!
    very jealous…

  • StrawberryTwist March 11th, 2013 9:31 PM

    AHHH this is amazing! :) It’s so inspiring! Im in love with the bunny shoes!


  • StellaBerlin March 11th, 2013 9:35 PM

    I have that notebook, too! I live in New York and theres an incredibly cool japanese bookstore called Books Kinokuniya (pretty sure thats how you spell it?) and they sell books like that with AMAZZZZING paper.

    • Lola Witch March 11th, 2013 11:08 PM

      Oh my gosh I love that bookstore!!! I’ve been to the one in LA and SF. Both are fantastic~

    • Dana March 12th, 2013 1:10 AM

      i love that store in NYC!

  • Lola Witch March 11th, 2013 11:07 PM

    Absolutely gorgeous!!! This is a perfect representation of my love affair with Japan. ❤ ☂ ☆

  • AmyL March 11th, 2013 11:15 PM

    You hung out with JURIA?! I am so jealous!!!!!

  • gracegoessquee March 12th, 2013 12:11 AM


  • xoxololita March 12th, 2013 12:33 AM

    This has to be one of my favorite pieces of rookie. These pages are amazing very inspiring<3


    • Dana March 12th, 2013 1:13 AM

      Thank you so much everyone ahh i had so many photographs…so hard to narrow them down <3

  • feryhdz March 12th, 2013 12:37 AM

    I love the illustrations! Do you know the artist’s name?

  • Miarele March 12th, 2013 1:37 AM

    JURIA NAKAGAWA OMG. how did you meet Juria? how is he in real life? aaah so jealous I am OBSESSED with her

    anyway, I really love the composition, it all seems very wacky, dreamy, yet just right, much like Tkyo itself. The covers are especially cute, too. Dana, you are a very talented (and lucky?) girl! <333

  • ivoire March 12th, 2013 3:18 AM

    omgggg how was japan? ok i already know the answer cause i follow ur tumblr

    i have so many questions like can we be friends?? and was juria as cool as she looked? and can u take me to japan one day???? omg!!! i love this.

  • Paint By Numbers March 12th, 2013 4:25 AM

    Oh my gosh, this is so lovely! My friend went to Japan late last year with our school and she adored it (I think she’s considering moving).


  • julalondon March 12th, 2013 4:53 AM

    When i saw those bunny-heels, i almost fainted. Where are they from??? One of my favourite photo-sets so far!

  • LilySew March 12th, 2013 5:25 AM

    Oh my gosh those bunny shoes in picture 14!!! So adorable! And that’s so cool you got to snap a pic with Juria, she sure is a recognizable street-style star. :D


  • Haruka Kanayama March 12th, 2013 6:38 AM

    Oh i have that notebook!!
    Did you come to Japan? That awesome :) I really wanted to see you because i am a big fan of ROOKIE!!!
    I’m looking forward to that you come to Japan again♪♪

  • Mary the freak March 12th, 2013 11:30 AM



  • cloudinthesky March 12th, 2013 2:16 PM

    OMG this is a lovely photo diary!
    I definitely have to visit Japan (Tokyo) some time, I would love to get to know this culture. <3

  • Divya Menon March 12th, 2013 3:55 PM

    I love Japan! A topic besides the lovely pics up there ^ which are pretty beyond doubt…
    I just love all your stuff from the Rookie mag is it weird that I’m not a teen? I know it’s not that weird… but hearing it would be my welcome hug! :D

    • Anaheed March 12th, 2013 5:43 PM

      Not weird! Unless you mean you are under 5 years old in which case I am mostly just impressed.

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  • momobaby March 12th, 2013 6:26 PM

    Beautiful! I want to be there :P I love the diary format


  • Sea goddess March 13th, 2013 2:34 PM

    Getttt ouuut these are fucking awesomeeee!!!!

  • RhiaSnape March 13th, 2013 4:48 PM

    I’ve always wanted to go to Japan so badly! i love the culture, the style, the cities….this is too perfect. and i NEED me those bunny shoes #14

  • AliceBuu March 14th, 2013 2:16 AM

    OMG! Juria! so lucky :)

  • NanaLolita March 14th, 2013 11:44 AM

    Konnichiwa guys!
    I’m Japanese girl!!! Did you enjoy Japan?Your diary is awesome! I wish You enjoyed Japan!!!
    I met u guys at Bunny Salon by the little vicious.
    And I took photographs with Dana! She was sooo sweet and Kawaii! Thanks for talking with me.

    Japan have so many Kawaii stuffs and culture. You can enjoy more special things.
    Please come back to Japan! We’re waiting for you in Japan. Bye-bye.
    Mata Kitene! Mattuteruyo! Sayonara! :)

  • inesc March 16th, 2013 1:23 PM

    Amazing! It’s my dream trip!


  • Natsuki Hayase March 20th, 2013 6:19 PM

    WOW she met a famous street fashion idol!!!!
    So lucky!

  • Cutesycreator aka Monica June 21st, 2013 2:20 PM

    I loooooooooove this!!! And the shoes in #14… omg… I would KILL FOR THEM.