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01/09/2014 Destinations  Travel Destinations

Let’s find “Kawaii” on “Takeshita Street” in Harajuku

model/left:Rinata、right:Rinana Worldwide Japanese fashion originated here. When asked, “Where is the popular area for fashion among young people in Tokyo,” one might think of the Harajuku district. Harajuku is the center of youth oriented culture and fashion and contains many smaller backstreets. One such backstreet, Takeshita Street, measures 350-meters in length, slopes gradually from Harajuku station toward Meiji Street and is very popular among tourists. The nearest station to Takeshita Street is the JR Harajuku station. Constructed in 1924, it’s the oldest station made of wood in Tokyo. Its British style design is also very impressive. As Takeshita Street is closed to all vehicles from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M., […]

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10/03/2017 Destinations  Travel Destinations

Real-life locations that inspired Japan’s hit animation movie “Your Name”


“Your Name” still remains popular despite coming out more than half a year ago!
To further experience the movie, I will show you the real-life locations that inspired the movie.

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19/03/2017 Events  Festivals&Events  Foods & Drinks  Goods

Cute character goods and delicious food awaits you! Open now for a limited time, “Doraemon Kachi Kochi Café” in Tokyo.

Not only is it popular in Japan, Doraemon’s popularity has spread to neighboring countries such as Taiwan, China, and Korea. His new movie “Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi” opens in theatres on Saturday, March 4th. To commemorate his movie, Tokyo Solamachi has opened a “Doraemon Kachi Kochi Café” for a limited time only! This time we will introduce its adorable menu and character goods!

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