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IS JAPAN COOL? DISCOVER

雷門

Kaminari-mon

1. Red temple gate to the Asakusa Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo.

2. Giant statues of Fuujin (wind god) and Raijin (thunder god) stand guard on the right and left sides of the gate. A huge huge 700kg lantern hangs in the center.

3. Widely recognized as one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Japan and a popular snapshot location among overseas visitors.

4. The present gate was donated by the founder of Japan’s leading electrical appliance manufacturing company.

Ultramodern vending machine
次世代型自販機
Jinrikisha(Rickshaw)
人力車
Japanese hospitality
おもてなし
Decorate anything
デコる
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Edomae Zushi
江戸前寿司
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Tokyo Sky Tree
東京スカイツリー
Awamori
泡盛
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Utaki
御嶽
Village of Long Life
長寿の里
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
Japan
Lupin III
Germany
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Mexico
Street Fighter 4
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
Kyoto confectionary
京菓子
Ikkyu-ji Natto
一休寺納豆
Zazen
坐禅
Kitchen of Kyoto
錦市場
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
AKIRA BIKE
enthusiasts create a dream machine from the world of Otomo’s AKIRA
Department store basement
デパ地下
Cosmetics
化粧品
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Daruma
達磨
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
SOBA
蕎麦
WASABI
山葵
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
Nerhol
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
YAYOI KUSAMA
MANABU IKEDA
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
AWA ODORI
NEBUTA MATSURI
NOH
KARATEDO
空手
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
SHODO
書道
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師