Children’s Museum of Manhattan Workshop this Sunday the 25th!

flyer=sHello!  Come to Children’s Museum of Manhattan this Sunday to make your own imaginary friends come to life!!!  See you!

Imaginary Friends with Illustrator Aya Kakeda
Create your own Kawaii (too cute) friend and learn about character design with Society of Illustrator’s award winning artist, Aya Kakeda.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 2:00 & 3:30pm| 5 & Older Sign up


Let’s go to the Yeti Mountain!

919a26c056a9a9c8f78c_460x460IMG_2267IMG_2301_四角Micro-chan and her friends went to the snowy mountain to meet her Yeti friend to spend their holidays together :) I heard they are having a good time.

Now after the neon pink Micro bus, now new color electric blue “Let’s Go To The Yeti Mountain” is on sale!!!!  Small edition on 30 from Tomenosuke store.

And here is a big news!
If you get the first Three microbus editions (neon pink, electric blue, and Glow in the dark) you can win my original painting which is featured on the header cards!!!

face=web3Days till the New Years!  Hope you will have a great New Year’s eve and Happy 2015!!!


Happy Holidays!!!


Paddington World

1 2 3 4 5 6 aya_frontWith the release of new Paddington Movie, I worked on a project with IFC Mall in Shanghai for their Christmas Paddington World.  It was fun drawing a character in my style especially I grew up reading the book and I feel close to him!


Microbus is Finally here!

I’m so happy to announce Micro Bus is finally out!
The first edition is an electric pink “To Mystic Mushroom Forest” and it’s small edition of 30!
Now you can pre-order at!/items/545c0d42ef337794740015f4

Five little character on top of the car comes off and they are finger puppets :)


Happy Fall!!!

Hanging out with Fox+Crow in a secret mushroom forest wishing you a Happy Fall!


New Facebook Artist page

Quick note, I finally made an artist page on Facebook.
I will be posting more of daily artistic posts so if you on the Facebook, Please “Like” my page and follow.
Thank you!!!!

Have a nice Fall day~