Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Japan Unique Paper Cup Tower !

  Paper cups -they are casually used and thrown away after used, but there are a group of people who create art works (?) with paper cups. Let me share…

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Wasabi Stories vol.44: “The Book the Gave me Courage to me”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “The Book the Gave me Courage to me” Today’s story teller is a famous bridal fashion designer, Yumi Katsura. In the article, she…

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Japan KUTANI Beautiful Vase, made in Japan

    This is a Japanese KUTANI ware vase. Kutani ware is made in Kanazawa area in Ishikawa Prefecture. Smooth porcelain with colorful designs. The colorfulness is the most conspicuous…

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Real Luida’s Bar from Dragon Quest Series in Roppongi

In January, a bar themed “Luida’s Bar” from a popular RPG game series, Dragon Quest, was opened in [W:Roppongi], Tokyo.   You can feel the world of the game in…

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Wasabi Stories vol.43: “Happiness of Meeting a Great Teacher”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “Happiness of Meeting a Great Teacher” Today’s story teller is a singer-songwriter, Yasuyuki Ohno. He belonged to a basketball club when he was…

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10 J-Pops that Cheer Japan Up

      This is the chart of “songs that cheers me up” surveyed by TSUTAYA online. In this chart, let me introduce a little bit of each song’s lyric…

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Katsushika Hokusai Serving Plates, made in Japan

  This is a Japanese [W:Katsushika Hokusai] style serving plates set.     Made in JAPAN!   This is JAPAN Style!   You should follow me on Twitter HERE.  …

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Shibuya 109 is in a Pinch!?

    There was an article about “Shibuya109” on the February 17’s NIKKEI news paper. As JAPAN Style previously mentioned, Shibuya109 is a department store in Shibuya, Tokyo, and it…

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Wasabi Stories vol.42: “An Strange Coincidence in Italy”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “An Strange Coincidence in Italy” Today’s storyteller is a water color painter, [W:Mitsumasa Anno]. The story is about a strange coincidence happened to…

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Japanese Unique Teapot Tray, made in JAPAN

  This is a Japanese traditional teapot tray. Very UNIQUE item! * Not included teapot itself     Made in JAPAN!   This is JAPAN Style!   You should follow…

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Kappu-zake: Japanese SAKE in a Beautiful Jar

    In Japan, varieties of cup sized sake called “kappu-zake” are sold at liquor stores, supermarkets, convenience stores and vending machines. A glass container is made of glass and…

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