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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Jinrikisha(Rickshaw)
人力車
Paper fortune
おみくじ
Food model
食品模型
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Shinjuku
新宿
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Traditional Japanese guest house
古民家ゲストハウス
Steakhouse
ステーキハウス
Shiisaa
シーサー
Mangroves
マングローブ
International Avenue
国際通り
United Kingdom
Eternal Sonata
United Kingdom
Sailor Moon
Japan
Final Fantasy VI
Netherland
Odin Sphere
Yokai Costume Parade
百鬼夜行
Stay at Machiya
京町家ステイ
Café from another world
純喫茶
New Kyoto-style umbrellas
新しい京和傘
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
NEXT GENERATION
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SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
Picks
楊枝
Department store basement
デパ地下
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
WHISKY
ウイスキー
KAISEKI
懐石
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
URUSHI
漆芸
TAKU OBATA
TABAIMO
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
MANABU IKEDA
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
MENBURYU
AWA ODORI
IAI
居合
KARATEDO
空手
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
SADO
茶道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家