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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.

Character bento
キャラ弁
Sumo wrestler
大相撲力士
Public bathhouse
銭湯
Electrical goods store
家電量販店
Traditional Japanese guest house
古民家ゲストハウス
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Monja
もんじゃ
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Haarii
ハーリー
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Utaki
御嶽
Korea
Hakuohki / Adekan
Germany
STEINS;GATE
Netherland
Odin Sphere
Japan
VOCALOID
I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.
Inspiration of Buddha Statues
仏像
Ippon udon
一本饂飩
Ikkyu-ji Natto
一休寺納豆
Machiya bars
京町家の夜
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
Picks
楊枝
Daruma
達磨
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Wrapping
ラッピング
SUSHI
寿司
ODEN
おでん
RICE CAKES
TEMPURA
天婦羅
TAKU OBATA
KOHEI NAWA
MANABU IKEDA
TABAIMO
NEBUTA MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
KENDO
剣道
JUDO
柔道
IAI
居合
SHODO
書道
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター