Kikuko Kimura

Outdoor living enthusiast

Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.

“I love the outdoors. Nearly every weekend, I climb mountains. If I don’t, I go camping instead. During my days off, I hardly ever stay home,” Ms. Kimura the “outdoor girl” explains. “The real thrill of outdoor activities is learning to be grateful for food, clothing, and shelter. There’s no electricity, so clothing is the only way to stay warm. When you can feel that you are alive, it gets you energized.” Colorful fashion is indispensable to this outdoor girl. Part of the outdoor spirit is trying different types of color coordination that wouldn’t occur in everyday life. In this way, the outdoor life is rather like cosplay, she jokes. Ms. Kimura thinks kawaii is “the moment when something right in front of you inspires you to imagine how you’d feel using it.” For example, very recently, when she purchased a sleeping bag for -27°C temperatures, she could imagine precisely how she could sleep in it, deep in the mountains.

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Karaoke
カラオケ
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Sake(Japanese rice wine)
日本酒
Paper fortune
おみくじ
Monja
もんじゃ
Tokyo Sky Tree
東京スカイツリー
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Kachaashii
カチャーシー
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
美ら海水族館
Utaki
御嶽
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Japan
Fate/Zero , BLEACH
Taiwan
Mobile Suit Gundam
Japan
Saint Seiya
Italy
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Zazen
坐禅
Jidai Matsuri
時代祭
Aburi-mochi
あぶり餅
Secrets of autumn colors
紅葉
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
Department store basement
デパ地下
Japanese sake
日本酒
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
WASABI
山葵
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
WHISKY
ウイスキー
Nerhol
KOHEI NAWA
TABAIMO
YAYOI KUSAMA
NEBUTA MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
MENBURYU
SHODO
書道
JUDO
柔道
KARATEDO
空手
KYUDO
弓道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
e-Sports
e-Sports
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR