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
Idol
アイドル
Electrical goods store
家電量販店
Paper fortune
おみくじ
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Meiji Shrine
明治神宮
Tokyo Sky Tree
東京スカイツリー
Tokyo Station
東京駅
Shiisaa
シーサー
Awamori
泡盛
Sanshin
三線
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
美ら海水族館
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
Fate/Zero , BLEACH
Hong Kong
BRAVE10/ TIGER&BUUNY
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
Kyoto confectionary
京菓子
Zazen
坐禅
I am your Yuzen
友禅の色
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
Wrapping
ラッピング
Kimono
着物
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
RICE CAKES
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
TEMPURA
天婦羅
KAISEKI
懐石
TAKU OBATA
MANABU IKEDA
KOHEI NAWA
YAYOI KUSAMA
AWA ODORI
NEBUTA MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
SADO
茶道
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
SHODO
書道
KARATEDO
空手
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR
PLAY STATION
PlayStation