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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.

Public bathhouse
銭湯
Hot spring spa
温泉
Itsukushima Shrine
厳島神社
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Novels of Haruki Murakami
村上春樹の小説
Monja
もんじゃ
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Mangroves
マングローブ
Village of Long Life
長寿の里
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Sanshin
三線
China
Kuroko's Basketball/ Magi
Germany
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Mexico
Street Fighter 4
Japan
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Zazen
坐禅
Modern jikatabi
モダン地下足袋
Kyoto Streetcar
嵐電
Stay at a Buddhist temple
宿坊
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
Wrapping
ラッピング
Picks
楊枝
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
SUSHI
寿司
RICE CAKES
SOBA
蕎麦
RAMEN
ラーメン
KOHEI NAWA
TABAIMO
TAKU OBATA
YAYOI KUSAMA
NEBUTA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
KARATEDO
空手
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
KENDO
剣道
NOH
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
e-Sports
e-Sports
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR