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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Character bento
キャラ弁
Decorate anything
デコる
Hot spring spa
温泉
Kaminari-mon
雷門
Yakatabune
屋形船
Monja
もんじゃ
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Umi-budoh
海ぶどう
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Sanshin
三線
Awamori
泡盛
France
The Royal Doll Orchestra
Russia
Magic Knight Rayearth
Spain
Negima! Magester Negi Magi
Singapore
Hakuohki
Inspiration of Buddha Statues
仏像
Mizuura Mikuji
水占みくじ
Manga Museum
マンガミュージアム
HOSHINOYA Kyoto
星のや 京都
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
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Department store basement
デパ地下
Japanese knives
包丁
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
KAISEKI
懐石
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
SOBA
蕎麦
TEMPURA
天婦羅
Nerhol
KOHEI NAWA
TAKU OBATA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
AWA ODORI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
MENBURYU
JUDO
柔道
SADO
茶道
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
KYUDO
弓道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター