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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I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
“Twintail” — simple dream-come-true magic for change.
How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
Shrine visit
参拝
Japanese pub
居酒屋
Hot spring spa
温泉
Decorate anything
デコる
Shinjuku
新宿
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Roppongi Hills
六本木ヒルズ
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
美ら海水族館
Village of Long Life
長寿の里
Awamori
泡盛
Shiisaa
シーサー
Korea
Hakuohki / Adekan
Italy
One Piece
Malaysia
Final Fantasy VII Advent Children
Japan
Dekirukana
Modern jikatabi
モダン地下足袋
Antique fair
東寺弘法市
Suguki pickles
すぐき漬け
Uchimizu
打ち水
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
AKIRA BIKE
enthusiasts create a dream machine from the world of Otomo’s AKIRA
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Candycrafts
あめ細工
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Picks
楊枝
SUSHI
寿司
RICE CAKES
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
SOBA
蕎麦
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
KOHEI NAWA
Nerhol
TABAIMO
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
SADO
茶道
KARATEDO
空手
IAI
居合
JUDO
柔道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
e-Sports
e-Sports
SHOGI
SHOGI
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS