5 pottery shops you should definitely visit!

5 pottery shops you should definitely visit!

Kyoto has been the center of the art of tea ceremony. Therefore pottery making has also been a big interest of people in Kyoto. Kiyomizuyaki is probably the most well-known one, so you may recognize all the Kyoto pottery as Kiyomizuyaki. However, the truth is there are several kinds of pottery that were born in Kyoto. They are all called Kyoyaki. Since everything is hand-made, there is no single work that is same as others. Let’s go and find your one and only!       No1 Kusaboshi (草星)  …

How about renewing yourself by trying beauty salons in JAPAN?

How about renewing yourself by trying beauty salons in JAPAN?

Are you interested in Japanese girls’ fashion and magazine and curious about secrets behind their beauty? Here are our recommendations for famous beauty salons based on through search on the internet!       1.Skin Check   1.Shiseido Ginza     【Tel】03-3571-7735 【Reservation (Japanese)】 【URL】English / Chinese http://www.shiseido.co.jp/netclub/reservation/stg/reserv1.asp?svc=70133 【Opening Hours】11:00 – 20:00 【Address】7-8-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 1040061 (GOOGLE MAP)       2.SK-Ⅱ- “Magic Ring”     【Tel】036-3289-5321 【URL】Japanese 【Opening Hours】10:00 – 22:00 【Address】Matsumoto Kiyoshi Ginza Branch: 5-5-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 1040061 (GOOGLE MAP)       3.POLA 【Tel】0120-375-355 【URL】Japanese…

5 Things to do in Japan by Katy Perry

5 Things to do in Japan by Katy Perry

        Credit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/25/cultural-appropriation-katy-perry_n_4337024.html?utm_hp_ref=japan&ir=Japan     Japan is the place I love most in this world! I always look forward coming to Tokyo! I love Japan! Kawaii!                       –Katy Perry- 2013/10/30 at Narita Airport            Robot Restaurant      Robot Restaurant is a sci-fi theme restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The restaurant is well-known for its spectacular performance by robots and dancers. Katy Perry went during her stay in Japan and gave her signed CD.  …

5 things to do in Japan by Tim Burton

5 things to do in Japan by Tim Burton

  Tim Burton has come to Japan several times. He loves Japanese culture, especially Godzilla and the monsters in Ultraman. He likes to buy monster figures in Japan. Here we are going to introduce 5 places that Tim Burton had visited.            No.1 NAKANO BROADWAY      Nakano Broadway is a big shopping center in Nakano, Tokyo. Nakano Broadway is often said “sacred place of subculture (anime, game, otaku)”. Tim Burton visited here and bought monster figures he liked.     NAKANO BROADWAY   Operating Hours…

5 place Tom Cruise visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

5 place Tom Cruise visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

  Tom Cruise has been to Japan for 21 times and is known as a Japanese culture lover! Do you visit Japan more than him? Do you want to try the place that even appeal huge star like him? Below we are going to introduce 5 places that attract this attractive celebrity!                NO1.   The Soba restaurant that Tom Cruise and Steve Jobs  visited!      It is said that not only Tom Cruise but also Steve Jobs and other celebrities like Robert…

What’s on? Check what the latest trend in KOBE COLLECTION!

What’s on? Check what the latest trend in KOBE COLLECTION!

               Overview      The Kobe Collection is a fashion event held every spring and autumn in Kobe and other cities with over 30 brands participated. It is characteristically a public relations event for consumers, and a chance for young designers to exhibit their own collections.              Event Schedule      Late August or early September Late February or early March Upcoming Event: KOBE COLLECTION 2015 AUTUMN/WINTER Date: September 5 (Sat), 2015 Time: 11:00 ~ 20:00      …

Updating Tokyo’s Fashion in TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION!

Updating Tokyo’s Fashion in TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION!

                 Overview       The Tokyo Girls Collection (TGC) is a semiannual fashion festival. Most of the models walking in TGC runway are the brands’ face. In fact, many of them are famous fashion models in Japan. The event is open not only to buyers and journalists, but also to the general public. It also incorporates live concerts by well-known artists. The clothes worn by the models can be purchased during the show-time from mobile application.              Event…

Experiencing Japan through Flower Arrangement!

Experiencing Japan through Flower Arrangement!

            Overview   Japanese flower arrangement has very unique senses of beauty, structure and rules which differ a lot from the flower arrangement in the West. Unlike the Western style flower arrangement which adopts gorgeous and colorful style using many kinds of flowers, Japanese flower arrangement is based on the minimalism; using fewer flowers (compared to Western style) and interspersed among leaves, stalks and twigs. As flowers are very often painted in Japanese women’s traditional dress, Kimono, it shows how important flowers mean to Japanese…

Robot Restaurant, Robot Show Robot Dance !

Robot Restaurant, Robot Show Robot Dance !

          Overview   In Robot Restaurant, there is a live performance of robots and Japanese female dancers. Here, you can enjoy the fusion of Japanese culture and the robot technology in the show. After watching the robot performance, you can also enjoy eating Japanese food. This restaurant is also very popular among foreign tourists.       Reservation   This restaurant requires advance reservation. Please check the schedule on the official website. (http://www.shinjuku-robot.com/pc/?lng=en) You make reserve from the official website.     Entrance fee: JPY 7,000…

Plastic Food Sample Art Experience

Plastic Food Sample Art Experience

          Overview   One of the very unique experiences that you can try in Tokyo is the plastic food sample experience. Japanese food sample is gradually becoming popular for its detailed design and realistic look. Most of the restaurants in Japan put these plastic food samples in their display window in order to attract customers, which is very unique Japanese culture. At this plastic food sample factory, you can make your original sample of various Japanese foods such as Tempura and Sushi or sweets like cakes…