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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

Jinrikisha(Rickshaw)
人力車
Sake(Japanese rice wine)
日本酒
Sushi-go-round
回転寿司
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Traditional Japanese guest house
古民家ゲストハウス
Tsukiji Market
築地市場
Yakatabune
屋形船
Haarii
ハーリー
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
Mangroves
マングローブ
Germany
STEINS;GATE
United Kingdom
Sailor Moon
Italy
Sengoku Muso
Russia
Magic Knight Rayearth
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
I am your Yuzen
友禅の色
Yokai Costume Parade
百鬼夜行
Jidai Matsuri
時代祭
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
Metal tableware
金属食器
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Daruma
達磨
WASABI
山葵
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
SUSHI
寿司
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
MANABU IKEDA
TAKU OBATA
YAYOI KUSAMA
NEBUTA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NOH
KYUDO
弓道
IAI
居合
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊