Thursday, October 24, 2019

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 6: OJAGA DESIGN

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Japanese craftsmanship spirit meets Pikachu Already as a child, the founder of OJAGA DESIGN, Sei Ogawa, or Ojaga, the nickname he is known by,...

Koshu Yume Kouji: Perfect gift shopping destination

  Just a quick walk from the Kofu station is a reproduction of the jokamachi (castle town) from the Meiji (1868–1912), Taisho (1912-1926) and the beginning of Showa period (1926). While you may think that...

Tori No Ichi: The Good Luck Charm Fair

If your sign is the Rooster you're in for a lot of celebrations this year and the next. Tori No Ichi, or bird/rooster day, is celebrated every 12 days of November. This means that...

Centuries of Craftsmanship : Kiya

  Slice of Edo Life Kiya has been specializing in cutlery and knives since 1792 and its shop banner and logo can be spotted in historic art pieces depicting Nihonbashi in 1805. Here you can find...

Tokyo Must Do with Japan Tour Guide

Get a taste of "real" Japan with sights recommended by Japan Tour Guide, a group in Japan that matches visitors with volunteer guides. (http://tourguide.jp/) Today's Guide: Tomonari Watanabe Tomonari is a student from the Tokyo University...

Moshi Moshi Kimono Salon produced by Yumenoya in Harajuku!

Starting Saturday, September 10th, the new Kimono Salon located on the 2nd floor of the “Moshi Moshi Harajuku Tourist Information Center” opened its doors to provide a unique and unforgettable experience to their customers! Immerse...

Funny Vending Machine in Shibuya

The vending machines in Shibuya are going bananas! You can check out this Dole vending machine on the basement 2nd floor of the Mizuho Bank building, right near the Scramble Crossing. https://www.dole.co.jp/special/vending/ [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d1620.8486054772266!2d139.69851975811164!3d35.659830995049795!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60188ca824d9f473%3A0xe1806d6ca2cc8!2sMizuho+Bank+Shibuya+Central+Branch!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1453949250206&w=389&h=292]

Nishimura Yuzen-Chokoku Paper Pattern

Nishimura with Collectif Prémices This simple yet exquisite leather collection is the product of collaboration between French design team, COLLECTIF PRĒMICES, and the traditional techniques of yuzen-chokoku, a pattern paper carving technique used in the...

KAMEN RIDER 45th EXHIBITION SHOP

KAMEN RIDER 45th EXHIBITION SHOP will be opened from April 21 to May 9. Place: PARCO MUSEUM (SHIBUYA PARCO Part1/floor3) Address: 15-1,Udagawa-cho,Shibuya-ku,Tokyo Access: 5 minutes walk from Shibuya station

WAttention Tokyo Vol.23 Survey

Dear Readers, Thank you for your interest in WAttention Tokyo! The WAttention’s editorial team would like to make a magazine more in line with your interests. That’s why we would like to know your opinion. Please help...