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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.

Japanese pub
居酒屋
Ultramodern vending machine
次世代型自販機
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Monja
もんじゃ
Edomae Zushi
江戸前寿司
Public market
公設市場
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
Japan
Kinnikuman
Italy
Sengoku Muso
China
Kuroko's Basketball/ Magi
Russia
Magic Knight Rayearth
“Twintail” — simple dream-come-true magic for change.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
Yokai Costume Parade
百鬼夜行
Shohekiga
障壁画
Kyoto Streetcar
嵐電
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
AKIRA BIKE
enthusiasts create a dream machine from the world of Otomo’s AKIRA
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
Cosmetics
化粧品
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
WASABI
山葵
SUSHI
寿司
WHISKY
ウイスキー
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
TABAIMO
MANABU IKEDA
KOHEI NAWA
Nerhol
NEBUTA MATSURI
MENBURYU
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
JUDO
柔道
KENDO
剣道
KYUDO
弓道
IAI
居合