Samurai at Nitta Shrine

Feb282019

Samurai at Nitta Shrine

I saw a samurai event in Ota Ward, Tokyo.
Nitta Shrine is a shrine for samurai.
People are proud of it.
And they make a parade of samurai.

These samurai are ordinary citizens.
Their costumes are theirs.

Samurai are not only Japanese.
Foreign citizens are also samurai.

Tips of Cherry blossom season

Jan182019

Tips of Cherry blossom season

Japanese people love cherry blossoms!
When I was working in Europe, I missed  cherry blossoms of Japan.

Cherry blossoms can be seen everywhere in the Japan.
There are many kinds of cherry blossoms.
I like early-blooming cherry blossoms.
It is called Kawazu-Zakura.
These flowers bloom from the end of February to the beginning of March in the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture.
If you are interested in it, I can make a nice special tour for you.

Small Gallery and workshop in Yanaka

Dec212018

Small Gallery and workshop in Yanaka

I went to a workshop in Yanaka to create a T-shirt.
I used the silk screen there.

OTAKU create T-shirts here before the comic market.
They love their originals.

There is also a small gallery here.
There is also a work of a famous writer.

Unfortunately, the shop (HOW HOUSE) will be closed until next June.
It is for renovations.

Shimoda-A port town in the opening of Japan

Nov302018

Shimoda-A port town in the opening of Japan

I sometimes go to Shimoda.
Shimoda is about three hours and thirty minutes by train from Tokyo.

There is an old history.
In 1854, Matthew Calbraith Perry came to Shimoda.
He was an American admiral.
Until that time, Japan had been closed.

Currently, there are nine beaches in Shimoda.
I love this historic town.

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Oct312018

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Nakagin Capsule Tower is located in Ginza, Tokyo.
Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa built it in 1972.
It is a residential and office building.
It has a unique shape and has a lot of square capsules.

However, it is a crisis of the demolition now.
Architecture enthusiasts around the world don’t want that.

If you would like to see the inside of the capsule, please contact us.

Nakagin Capsule Tower(Private tour)
Nakagin Capsule Tower(Regular Tour every Thursday)

Red flowers in Kinchakuda

Sep302018

Red flowers in Kinchakuda

Kinchakuda Park is in Koma, Saitama.
716 The old Koreans moved to Koma. Koma is the name of the old Korean country.

You can arrive in Kinchakuda in one hour from Tokyo.
There is a beautiful river and a beautiful flower garden.
Especially, it is beautiful in September.
Because a lot of Higanbana(Manjushage,Lycoris radiata) bloom.

 

Kakigori

Aug202018

Kakigori

Kakigori is a Japanese shaved ice dessert flavored with syrup and a sweetener.
Especially it is hot this summer.
That’s why many Japanese people enjoyed kakigori.

The history of Kakigori is old, and people ate that 1000 years ago in Japan.

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

Jul252018

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine is popular among women.
Because there are gods of lovers here.

A lot of wind chimes are decorated every summer.
They are very beautiful and many people visit this shrine.
Kawagoe is about an hour away by train from Tokyo.

Kawagoe Hikawa Schrein

Kawagoe Hikawa Schrein hat Wind Chimes Ereignisse vom 7. Juli bis 9. September. Aber man kann jetzt ein wenig sehen.#japanreise #japantrip #japantravel #japan #saitama #kawagoe #kawagoehikawashrine #furin #festivalseason #sommer #summer #tanabata #windspiel #windchime #windchimes #marchmaking

Reisetipps für Japanさんの投稿 2018年7月3日火曜日

 

Samurai Duel

Jul242018

Samurai  Duel

This is Haneda Airport international terminal.
A real stunt man teaches Samurai action.
Do you know the movie”Rurouni Kenshin”?
A samurai manager appeared in this movie.
After practice, he takes a movie for you.

The Tsukiji market

Jun302018

The Tsukiji market

The Tsukiji market is the largest market in Japan.
There are 2markets in Tsukiji ,Tsukiji Inner Market and Tsukiji Outer Market.
Tsukiji Inner Market is for professional buyers.
On the other hand, you enjoy shopping and can try Japanese food at Tsukiji Outer Market.

The inner market will move to Toyosu on October 11.
There are a lot of tourists, so professionals are in trouble.
Now, tourists can enter here from 11:00 a.m.

But the outside market welcomes tourists.
It is here after October.