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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Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Sushi-go-round
回転寿司
Ultramodern vending machine
次世代型自販機
Manga cafe
マンガ喫茶
Meiji Shrine
明治神宮
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
大江戸温泉物語
Traditional Japanese guest house
古民家ゲストハウス
Yakatabune
屋形船
Mango
マンゴー
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
美ら海水族館
Steakhouse
ステーキハウス
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
Korea
Hakuohki / Adekan
Japan
(Original)
Germany
STEINS;GATE
Moon watching
観月の夕べ
Ikkyu-ji Natto
一休寺納豆
Stay at a Buddhist temple
宿坊
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Japanese knives
包丁
WASABI
山葵
SOBA
蕎麦
RICE CAKES
ODEN
おでん
TAKU OBATA
KOHEI NAWA
MANABU IKEDA
YAYOI KUSAMA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
MENBURYU
SANJA MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
KYUDO
弓道
JUDO
柔道
NOH
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
e-Sports
e-Sports
SHOGI
SHOGI
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS