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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 hospitality
おもてなし
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Massage chair
マッサージチェア
Chopsticks
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Monja
もんじゃ
Novels of Haruki Murakami
村上春樹の小説
International Avenue
国際通り
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Utaki
御嶽
Taiwan
Mobile Suit Gundam
Japan
Dekirukana
Japan
Hakuohki
Thailand
Summer Wars
Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
Tea master
茶道家
Machiya bars
京町家の夜
Cool terrace in Kyoto summer
納涼床
Kyoto Proverbs
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Department store basement
デパ地下
WASABI
山葵
RAMEN
ラーメン
URUSHI
漆芸
SOBA
蕎麦
KOHEI NAWA
MANABU IKEDA
Nerhol
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
MENBURYU
NEBUTA MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
JUDO
柔道
KENDO
剣道
IAI
居合
NOH
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SHOGI
SHOGI
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
e-Sports
e-Sports