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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.

Soba (Japanese traditional noodles)
日本蕎麦
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Karaoke
カラオケ
Ultramodern vending machine
次世代型自販機
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Public market
公設市場
Steakhouse
ステーキハウス
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Italy
Sengoku Muso
Mexico
Doraemon
Thailand
Summer Wars
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
“Twintail” — simple dream-come-true magic for change.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Kyoto Proverbs
Café from another world
純喫茶
Machiya bars
京町家の夜
Mizuura Mikuji
水占みくじ
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
Picks
楊枝
Daruma
達磨
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
SUSHI
寿司
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
SOBA
蕎麦
ODEN
おでん
KOHEI NAWA
TAKU OBATA
MANABU IKEDA
TABAIMO
NEBUTA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
MENBURYU
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
KYUDO
弓道
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
NOH
JUDO
柔道