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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

Public bathhouse
銭湯
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Idol
アイドル
Sake(Japanese rice wine)
日本酒
Tokyo Station
東京駅
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Yakatabune
屋形船
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Shuri Castle
首里城
Village of Long Life
長寿の里
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Brazil
Final Fantasy VI
Mexico
Doraemon
Taiwan
Mobile Suit Gundam
Singapore
Hakuohki
Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.
I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.
Stay at Machiya
京町家ステイ
Uchimizu
打ち水
Modern jikatabi
モダン地下足袋
Live music events at Machiya
京町家の音楽
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
Candycrafts
あめ細工
Department store basement
デパ地下
Cosmetics
化粧品
Hasamiyaki ceramics
波佐見焼
WASABI
山葵
WHISKY
ウイスキー
KAISEKI
懐石
SOBA
蕎麦
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
TABAIMO
Nerhol
YAYOI KUSAMA
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
AWA ODORI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
IAI
居合
SADO
茶道
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
KENDO
剣道
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
SHOGI
SHOGI
e-Sports
e-Sports
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
PLAY STATION
PlayStation