September 20, 2009

Yunomi / Cup

Yunomi is a cup for Japanese tea. In Kyoto, there are places you can make original Yunomi.

September 19, 2009

Hashi / Chopsticks

There are so many kinds of chopsticks in Japan. Chopsticks above is octagon. The shape is easy to hold.

September 18, 2009

Wagasa / Umbrella

Japanese people used to use umbrellas which were made from paper.

September 17, 2009

Shochu / Japanese liquor

Shochu is Japanese liquor. The percentage of alcohol is from 20 to 45.

September 16, 2009

Nihonshu / Japanese sake

There are two ways to drink Japanese sake. One is hot and another is cool.

September 15, 2009

Izakaya / Japanese Bar

This is Katsuo no tataki. Sashimi of bonitos but the outside is cooked.

September 14, 2009

Izakaya / Japanese Bar

Takowasa is standard Izakaya menu. It is made from octopus and wasabi.

September 13, 2009

Kimono Collection

You can buy kimono, cotton yukata, obi(band), obijime(cord) etc. in the Oriental Bazaar.

September 12, 2009

Oriental Bazaar in Omotesando, Tokyo

Oriental Bazaar is the largest souvenir store in Tokyo, selling kimono, woodblock prints, paper products, fans, chinaware, Japanese dolls, Keychains, and a large selection of antique furniture.

September 11, 2009

September 10, 2009

Robot Playing The Trumpet

You can see this performance in MEGA WEB (Toyota Showroom) in Odaiba.

September 09, 2009

Otaku Car, "Itasha"

Some "Otaku" people decolate their cars with fictional characters(normally cute females) of anime or games.

September 08, 2009

Fuji TV in Odaiba

This is the Fuji TV building in Odaiba. The spherical observation deck in this building is one of the main attractions in Odaiba.

September 07, 2009

Rainbow Bridge, Odaiba in Tokyo

This picture is taken from Fuji TV Spherical Observation Deck in Odaiba, Tokyo. You can also see the Tokyo Tower in the background.

September 06, 2009

Japanese Food

ThIs is Deep Fried Bean Curd.

September 05, 2009


Pikachu is one of the most popular Japanese character.

September 04, 2009

Japanese Sandals

This is called ZOURI in Japanese.

September 03, 2009

September 01, 2009


This mask is called OMEN.
Japanese small children love to wear own favorite one, and play.