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
Sumo wrestler
大相撲力士
Decorate anything
デコる
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Meiji Shrine
明治神宮
Novels of Haruki Murakami
村上春樹の小説
Tsukiji Market
築地市場
Sanshin
三線
Utaki
御嶽
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
Mango
マンゴー
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
Dekirukana
Japan
Fate/Zero , BLEACH
Artisans’ Row
あじき路地
Shohekiga
障壁画
Kyoto Proverbs
Modern jikatabi
モダン地下足袋
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
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BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Kimono
着物
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Department store basement
デパ地下
RICE CAKES
RAMEN
ラーメン
SOBA
蕎麦
WHISKY
ウイスキー
TABAIMO
TAKU OBATA
KOHEI NAWA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI