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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
Sushi-go-round
回転寿司
Sake(Japanese rice wine)
日本酒
Japanese pub
居酒屋
Yakatabune
屋形船
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Shuri Castle
首里城
Awamori
泡盛
Mangroves
マングローブ
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Mexico
Doraemon
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Japan
Hakuohki
I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Aburi-mochi
あぶり餅
Mizuura Mikuji
水占みくじ
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
Zazen
坐禅
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Japanese sake
日本酒
Department store basement
デパ地下
Candycrafts
あめ細工
RICE CAKES
WASABI
山葵
ODEN
おでん
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
YAYOI KUSAMA
MANABU IKEDA
KOHEI NAWA
TAKU OBATA
MENBURYU
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
JUDO
柔道
SADO
茶道
NOH
IAI
居合
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家