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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

Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Manga cafe
マンガ喫茶
Public bathhouse
銭湯
Shinjuku
新宿
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Asakusa
浅草
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
大江戸温泉物語
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Umi-budoh
海ぶどう
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
International Avenue
国際通り
Japan
VOCALOID
Italy
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Indonesia
Kamen Rider The Next
Malaysia
Final Fantasy VII Advent Children
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
Live music events at Machiya
京町家の音楽
Fushimi Inari Taisha
伏見稲荷大社
Tea master
茶道家
Unique use of Kyoto bathhouses
銭湯表現
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
AKIRA BIKE
enthusiasts create a dream machine from the world of Otomo’s AKIRA
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
Picks
楊枝
Kimono
着物
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Wrapping
ラッピング
ODEN
おでん
TEMPURA
天婦羅
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
SUSHI
寿司
KOHEI NAWA
TABAIMO
YAYOI KUSAMA
TAKU OBATA
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
MENBURYU
AWA ODORI
NEBUTA MATSURI
KARATEDO
空手
KYUDO
弓道
NOH
JUDO
柔道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
e-Sports
e-Sports
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR