Mana Watanabe

Shop representative galaxxxy

Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.

Ms. Watanabe dreams of her future as a fashion designer. She says, “My fashion balances materials and colors. My recent trend is to combine showy with chic, as well as heavy and light — for example, mixing knits with artificial leather and organdy with metallic materials.” She continues, “I recently enjoyed putting OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) fiber on clothing and bags. Someday, I’d like to establish a brand that not only leads fashion but also the entire Harajuku culture.” Ms. Watanabe is equally ambitious in her definition of kawaii: “It’s a communication tool. Gothic Lolita (GothLoli) fashion and anime are often linked to Japanese kawaii culture in countries overseas, but I’d like people to know there are many other aspects to kawaii.”

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Mt. Fuji
富士山
Massage chair
マッサージチェア
Hot spring spa
温泉
Sumo wrestler
大相撲力士
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
大江戸温泉物語
Edomae Zushi
江戸前寿司
Asakusa
浅草
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Shuri Castle
首里城
Mangroves
マングローブ
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Japan
VOCALOID
Germany
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Japan
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Japan
Suite PreCure
Jidai Matsuri
時代祭
Art of brush and ink
書道家
Mizuura Mikuji
水占みくじ
Secrets of autumn colors
紅葉
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
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
Hasamiyaki ceramics
波佐見焼
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
Department store basement
デパ地下
URUSHI
漆芸
TEMPURA
天婦羅
KAISEKI
懐石
RAMEN
ラーメン
TABAIMO
Nerhol
KOHEI NAWA
TAKU OBATA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
MENBURYU
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
NOH
SHODO
書道
KARATEDO
空手
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER