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Dakimakura Pillows: An Introduction and Care Guide

Dakimakura pillows hold a special place in Japanese kawaii culture, showcasing delightful designs of anime or manga characters that are both endearing and practical. These pillows are perfect for cozying up or providing support while lounging. To ensure your dakimakura pillow remains in pristine condition and maintains its comfort, here are some essential tips on how to care for it:

Choosing the Right Pillowcase

To properly care for your dakimakura pillow, begin by selecting a high-quality pillowcase crafted from soft and breathable materials like cotton. Opt for natural fabrics and steer clear of synthetic materials, as they can cause discomfort and excessive warmth. You can check the NSFW Corner in our website for the best choices of pillowcase and so much more.

Washing the Pillowcase 

To keep your pillowcase looking its best, make it a habit to regularly wash it with cold water and mild detergent. Avoid using bleach or fabric softeners as they may cause fading or harm to the fabric. Allow the pillowcase to air dry to prevent shrinking and to preserve the artwork’s integrity.

Cleaning the Inner Pillow

Should the need arise to wash the inner pillow, it is crucial to proceed with caution. Most inner pillows cannot withstand machine washing and should be hand-cleaned instead. Use a gentle detergent and carefully squeeze out excess water without twisting or wringing the pillow to maintain its shape. Dry the pillow in a well-ventilated area away from direct sunlight and excessive heat.

Shielding the Pillow

Protecting your dakimakura pillow from everyday wear and tear is essential. Keep it away from direct sunlight and moisture, and consider using a protective cover or case to prevent stains or spills.

Proper Storage

When storing your dakimakura pillow, ensure it is thoroughly clean and completely dry beforehand. Avoid storing it in damp or humid areas, as this can lead to mold growth and unpleasant odors. Store it in a cool, dry place, shielding it from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures.

By adopting these care practices, you can revel in the softness and unique design of your dakimakura pillow for years to come. Whether you use it for snuggling or as a decorative piece, your dakimakura pillow is certain to bring you endless comfort and joy.

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As an anime fan, you may know that finding the perfect merchandise can be a challenge. This store offers a wide range of anime and manga merchandise, including figures, trading card game (TCG) products, hoodies, wall scrolls, snacks and much more.
Whether you’re looking for budget-friendly or high-end items, our huge selection of figures from top manufacturers like Kotobukiya and Good Smile Company has you covered!

For trading card game enthusiasts, we offer an extensive collection of TCG products from popular card games like Yu-Gi-Oh!, Digimon, and Pokémon. This includes booster packs, sleeves, playmats, and special products that are only available here. We even have our own custom crossover decks such as Yu-Gi-Oh! x Dragon Ball and Yu-Gi-Oh! x Bleach for a unique game experience. As a waifu shop, we also sell Waifu Collectible Cards like Goddess Story and many other custom Waifu sets exclusively made by us. We are also planning to introduce the One Piece & Dragonball TCG soon.

Waifuworld is not just a store for collectors. We also offer cozy Hoodies based on your favorite anime series. Additionally, our Wall Scrolls feature the most popular anime characters and waifus, in a very high-quality print to ensure your love for anime is beautifully displayed.

We even sell snacks 😊 Try our Japanese import snacks like Mochi, a sweet treat that has been a popular dessert in Japan for centuries and will be a delicious and unique addition to any snack collection.
For those looking for something more mature, our store has a section dedicated to spicy products directly imported from Japan, as well as exclusive items that are only available here.

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