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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Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
“Twintail” — simple dream-come-true magic for change.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Chopsticks
Gyudon(beef-on-rice bowl)
牛丼
Ultramodern vending machine
次世代型自販機
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Yakatabune
屋形船
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Public market
公設市場
Sanshin
三線
Shuri Castle
首里城
Spain
Negima! Magester Negi Magi
Japan
Suite PreCure
France
The Royal Doll Orchestra
Korea
Hakuohki / Adekan
Machiya bars
京町家の夜
Zazen
坐禅
Kyoto Streetcar
嵐電
Viewing Japanese gardens in Kyoto
日本庭園
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
NEXT GENERATION
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Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
Picks
楊枝
SIRI SIRI
SIRISIRI
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
URUSHI
漆芸
ODEN
おでん
WASABI
山葵
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
TAKU OBATA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
TABAIMO
Nerhol
MENBURYU
AWA ODORI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI