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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

Japanese hospitality
おもてなし
Hot spring spa
温泉
Idol
アイドル
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Edomae Zushi
江戸前寿司
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Haarii
ハーリー
Public market
公設市場
Shiisaa
シーサー
Spain
Negima! Magester Negi Magi
Japan
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
Japan
Suite PreCure
Japan
Inu x Boku SS
Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.
I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.
Ikkyu-ji Natto
一休寺納豆
Shohekiga
障壁画
Aburi-mochi
あぶり餅
Manga Museum
マンガミュージアム
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
SIRI SIRI
SIRISIRI
Daruma
達磨
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Picks
楊枝
ODEN
おでん
KAISEKI
懐石
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
SUSHI
寿司
Nerhol
MANABU IKEDA
YAYOI KUSAMA
TABAIMO
AWA ODORI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
MENBURYU
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
SHODO
書道
KYUDO
弓道
SADO
茶道
KARATEDO
空手
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
e-Sports
e-Sports
SHOGI
SHOGI
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES