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Winter Tour: Strolling and Snowshoeing Through Gifu’s Hidden Spots

  One of central Japan’s best kept secrets is Hida-Furukawa, a stop or three (for rapid or local trains) past Takayama station. Hida-Furukawa is a well-preserved old town replete with dark wood and white-washed walls, carp-filled waterways winding along its narrow streets and a riotous spring festival boasting semi-naked men competing in shows of strength and agility, elaborately decorated floats and some of the loudest drums this side of Armageddon. Unlike Takayama, however, its historic…

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Getting Inked In Tokyo: 3 Female-Friendly Tattoo Studios

The Safest Places In The Capital To Get That Kanji Inked Right April 26, 2018 | Lifestyle It’s your body, your choice. But choosing the right place to get inked is your responsibility. Maybe you’re looking to commemorate a loved one, empower yourself with a quote or a Japanese kanji or you just like art and want a piece of it for yourself — there are hundreds of reasons to get a tattoo. It’s your…

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7 Netflix Shows That Will Help You Understand Japan

An unmissable list of shows, films and documentaries about Japan By Christy Anne Jones | June 29, 2018 | From Japanese idol culture to historic propaganda to informative trivia, this list has something for every binge-watching Netflix viewer looking to open their eyes to another side of Japan. It’s that time of year again in Tokyo: the parasols are out, the air is sticky, the crowded trains are sweatier and more humid than usual, and…

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Japanese Street Fashion – Raw, Harajuku

  Meet Raw, a standout Japanese student at Tokyo’s famous Bunka Fashion College. After playing sports in high school, Raw had a life-changing experience while experimenting with fashion. “Our Streets, My Style” is our original show taking you up close and personal with Japanese street style personalities. Meet the amazing people featured in the daily street snaps Tokyo Fashion has been publishing for over a decade.   Raw on Instagram & Twitter https://www.instagram.com/lifecoming1/ https://twitter.com/coming1101  …

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Japanese Street Fashion – Shoshi, Harajuku

 Meet Shoshi, a well-known Japanese street style icon and aspiring select shop owner. Shoshi’s life was changed forever after discovering a passion for fashion on the streets of Harajuku. “Our Streets, My Style” is our original show taking you up close and personal with Japanese street style personalities. Meet the amazing people featured in the daily street snaps Tokyo Fashion has been publishing for over a decade. We first met Shoshi (aka Shoushi or…

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