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IS JAPAN COOL? DISCOVER

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Paper fortune

1. A prediction of luck received by a visitor to a Japanese shrine or temple.

2. Two types of fortunetelling systems are used. In one, a stick with a number is drawn from a tube-like container, then exchanged for a paper fortune with the same number. In the other, a paper fortune is drawn directly from a fortune box.

3. A paper fortune not only reveals omens but also predicts whether your hopes will come true in business, love, health, etc.

4. After a paper fortune is read, it is usually tied to a tree branch or a nearby line. Believed to link the fortune-seeker with a deity, this custom has been passed down from the Edo era (1603-1868) and still continues today,

Range of fortunes

Kaminari-mon
雷門
Chopsticks
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Asakusa
浅草
Roppongi Hills
六本木ヒルズ
Haarii
ハーリー
Utaki
御嶽
Steakhouse
ステーキハウス
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Japan
ANA
Japan
Kiki's Delivery Service
Brazil
Final Fantasy VI
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Artisans’ Row
あじき路地
Yokai Costume Parade
百鬼夜行
Uchimizu
打ち水
Mizuura Mikuji
水占みくじ
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
Daruma
達磨
Metal tableware
金属食器
Cosmetics
化粧品
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
WHISKY
ウイスキー
TEMPURA
天婦羅
SUSHI
寿司
KOHEI NAWA
YAYOI KUSAMA
MANABU IKEDA
TABAIMO
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
NEBUTA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
KARATEDO
空手
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
SADO
茶道
NOH
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師