This is a couple weeks old, but I was over in Little Tokyo checking out Anime Jungle. Walked around for a bit with some friends who had never been. Excuse the crappy cell phone camera pictures.
Yes, a Hello Kitty crane machine.
Order some Onigiri (御握り; おにぎり), also known as omusubi (御結び; おむすび) or rice ball, at a ramen shop just to try it out.
And of course. Some ramen.