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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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2017.01.09
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
2016.11.22
Discovering fascinating felines around Gotokuji, Tokyo’s ‘Maneki Neko Town’
Maneki neko, or ‘beckoning cats’ are lucky charms that can be seen in shops and restaurants throughout Japan. With their paws raised invitingly, it’s
2016.11.14
It’s very sweet and rich in taste! Let’s eat Terajima eggplant in Higashi-mukojima!
Do you know what Edo-vegetables are? Most of the vegetables currently sold in Tokyo are delivered from other prefectures. Edo-vegetables are specifi
2016.11.10
Kameari is the setting for Kochikame manga series!
I’ll introduce a manga comedy written by Osamu Akimoto. “Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikoen-mae Hashutsujo”(“Here is the police station in front of the
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2016.09.07
A festival of goldfish!! You can't miss the 10th anniversary of the “ART AQUARIUM”.
The ART AQUARIUM exhibitions are produced by Hidetomo Kimura and Art aquarium artists. It is now in it’s 10th year, and these exhibitions are held in

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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
蔵王堂
2017.04.12
【SPRING】The symbol of Mt.Yoshino! Let’s take a walk around Kinpusenji Temple under the cherry blossoms in full bloom!!
Simo-senbon, Naka-senbon, Kami-senbon and Oku-senbon in Mt.Yoshino all bloom in chronological order starting from early April through late April. So
滝桜
2017.04.08
【SPRING】The best place to see cherry blossoms at Mt. Yoshino! Takizakura is a must go spot!!
Mt. Yoshino is well known since the old times for the best cherry blossom site in Japan. Simo-senbon, Naka-senbon, Kami-senbon and Oku-senbon in Mt.
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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
【SPRING】Mt. Yoshino in Nara is Japan's best location for viewing cherry blossoms! You can enjoy 30,000 cherry blossom trees!
Mt. Yoshino has many cherry blossom trees as well as 200 different other types of trees. These cherry blossom trees are called Hitome-Senbon(一目千本), a