Mana Watanabe

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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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I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Japanese hospitality
おもてなし
Hot spring spa
温泉
Jinrikisha(Rickshaw)
人力車
Idol
アイドル
Tsukiji Market
築地市場
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Tokyo Station
東京駅
Monja
もんじゃ
Mangroves
マングローブ
Awamori
泡盛
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Public market
公設市場
Mexico
Street Fighter 4
Mexico
Doraemon
Japan
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
Singapore
Hakuohki
Kyoto Streetcar
嵐電
Maiko documentary
舞妓
Kyoto confectionary
京菓子
Fushimi Inari Taisha
伏見稲荷大社
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Japanese knives
包丁
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Japanese sake
日本酒
TEMPURA
天婦羅
URUSHI
漆芸
RICE CAKES
KAISEKI
懐石
TAKU OBATA
KOHEI NAWA
TABAIMO
Nerhol
NEBUTA MATSURI
MENBURYU
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SHODO
書道
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
NOH
IAI
居合
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
e-Sports
e-Sports
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR