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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食品模型
Karaoke
カラオケ
Massage chair
マッサージチェア
Manga cafe
マンガ喫茶
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
大江戸温泉物語
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Haarii
ハーリー
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Public market
公設市場
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
Japan
Fate/Zero , BLEACH
Italy
One Piece
Aburi-mochi
あぶり餅
I am your Yuzen
友禅の色
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
Cool terrace in Kyoto summer
納涼床
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
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mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Hasamiyaki ceramics
波佐見焼
Metal tableware
金属食器
SUSHI
寿司
SOBA
蕎麦
TEMPURA
天婦羅
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
YAYOI KUSAMA
TAKU OBATA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
TABAIMO
AWA ODORI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
NOH
KYUDO
弓道
KENDO
剣道
SHODO
書道