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yumoka

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I have experience studying abroad in Germany and traveled 17 countries before. Love Korean food, Love Astronaut, Love Croatia. I will send everyone exciting information of Japan! Enjoy it!

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2017.05.18
Let’s get drinks at Genka bar!! Everything you eat and drink is top quality!!
Genka bar has three branches: Gotanda, Akasaka mitsuke, and Ginza in Tokyo. Everything you eat and drink is reasonable and of good quality! This tim
2017.05.12
2019 Best Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo!
Have you made your summer plans yet? It’s never too early to start planning, especially if you want to attend a fireworks festival! In this article,
2017.05.02
The Best 2019 Summer Fireworks in Japan
Which fireworks festival are you planning on going to this year? This time, I’d like to recommend Japan’s top 6 fireworks festivals. Follow us for th
2017.04.27
Eat. Play. Learn. The fun-filled “Ryogoku Nigiwai Festival.” Come out during golden week and enjoy the rich history of Ryogoku city.
The Ryogoku Nigiwai Festival will be held on April 29th and 30th (Saturday-Sunday) near Ryogoku station. So, what’s so special about this event?
2017.04.13
Feel the Samurai soul and learn how to use Samurai sword in Japanese traditional martial art “Iai”!!
Ryusei-kan(龍正館) aims to pass down the Japanese traditional culture and spirit correctly by Iai-do and swordsmanship. This time, I will tell you abou
Your Name
2017.03.07
Don’t miss the art gallery of Japan’s #1 film of 2016「Your Name」at Ginza, Tokyo!
One of Makoto Shinkai’s masterpiece,「Your Name」was released in the summer of 2016 and soon became the most popular animated movie of the year. This t
2017.03.05
The Keage Incline in Kyoto: a Great Cherry Blossom Photo Spot along Train Tracks
Each year during the cherry blossom season, the Keage Incline shows us a breathtaking scenery, with beautiful rows of cherry blossom trees on both sid
2017.03.04
The Secret Place to See Gorgeous Cherry Blossoms in Kameoka, Kyoto.
Are in need for a different place in the Kyoto area to see gorgeous cherry blossoms? Kameoka city, located 8 minutes by train from Arashiyama in Kyoto
2017.01.24
Get healthy and beautiful by eating Japanese umeboshi plums!
The umeboshi are very common pickles in Japan. I'll introduce the effects of umeboshi and how to enjoy them! All photos of umeboshi products in this
2017.01.17
Let’s go to Setagaya-Ekimae shopping street and see its appearance of the ancient Japan!
The Setagaya-Ekimae shopping street is located in front of Setagaya station on the Tokyu Setagaya Line. The front of the 15 stores on the shopping str
2017.01.09
Let’s see the Awa dance at the Shinkoiwa Lumiere Shopping Arcade!
I’ll introduce one of the biggest new year's events, Kurabiraki (蔵開き), held on January 15th at the Shinkoiwa Lumiere Shopping Arcade. Kurabiraki is a
2017.01.08
One of the largest bargain markets in Japan, “Boro-ichi” in the Setagaya Ward in Tokyo!
Boro-ichi bargain market is held 4 times a year along Boro-ichi street close to Setagaya station and Kamimachi station on the Tokyu Setagaya line. The
2016.12.29
Fun! Cute! Delicious! Tips for shopping at the Shinkoiwa Lumiere Shopping Arcade.
The Shinkoiwa Lumiere Shopping Arcade is located at the south exit of Shinkoiwa Station on the JR Sōbu Line. This shopping arcade is 420 meters long
2016.12.17
The annual fabric dyeing festival, “Some no Komichi”
Every February an event known as “Some no Komichi” (染の小道) turns the river and streets of Nakai town in Shinjuku ward into a gallery filled with displa
2016.11.30
See the parade of Samurai in the town associated with Yoshida Shoin!
Shōin-Jinjamae is a town about a 30-minute train ride from Shibuya. There are about 150 shops that surround the station, and the area mixes old-school

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2017.05.21
An Awa Odori entertainment troupe Takarabune!!
Takarabune is a creative dance company of Awa Odori, one of the most well-known Japanese traditional dances with 400 years of history.
饅頭まつり
2017.05.20
Don’t miss the Manjyu festival and famous Japanese sweets shop中西与三郎(Nakanishi Yosaburou)!
Rin Shrine (林神社) enshrines Jōin RIN (林 浄因) who brought steamed bean-paste buns (Manjyu) from China, and it is located on the ground of Kongo Shrine (漢
asagaya_street
2017.03.23
This is a very cool, subcultural place... let’s go to Asagaya Anime Street!
I’m going to introduce anime spots where you can enjoy Japanese subculture in Tokyo. The Suginami Ward is very famous for its anime district in Tokyo
Mt. Yoshino
2017.03.15
Why Mt. Yoshino is the Best Spot for Cherry Blossoms in the Nara Area
Mt. Yoshino, was registered as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004; it's especially beautiful during spring when you can view thousands of cherry blo