I’m going all the way to visit Japan, so I want to make the most of it and enjoy traditional culture, the modern city of Tokyo and a large variety of meals! Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo, makes this wish come true. You can fully enjoy “Japan” with an introduction to Japanese culture and a complete collection of restaurants in the hotel as well as great access to all areas of Tokyo.
Isetan Mitsukoshi (http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/special_mitsukoshi-isetan.html) was introduced in the January edition. The three shops of the Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Ginza Mitsukoshi, and Isetan Shinjuku are unique wonderlands where you can enjoy Japanese tradition as well as the excitement of modern times. See how you can enjoy Isetan Mitsukoshi, which can make your trip through Tokyo an even more fulfilling one!
Japanese Kawaii (cute) is now a universal word. Girls all over the world now love Kawaii fashion and makeup. Among all the Kawaii makeup items, false eyelashes born in Japan, a key eye makeup item, are a popular souvenir from Japan and for personal use. We picked up girls’ passionate love for Kawaii from around the world.
Special Interview:Tsubasa Masuwaka
Profile: Made her debut as an amateur model for a fashion magazine “Popteen” targeting teenage girls. Her makeup and fashion became overwhelmingly popular among girls and she has become a leader of fashion trend. She is also active in producing eye makeup items including false eyelashes and an apparel shop.
Blue sky and majestic mountains, vibrantly blooming cherry blossoms and a castle. The spring scenery of Hirosaki Park makes you feel as if you are in a dream world. Cherry blossoms from approximately 2,600 trees, including more than 300 trees over 100 years old, bloom in full glory in the park.
Shinobu Machida (Researcher of popular culture)
Since old times in Japan, it has been believed that bathing not only washes the dirt from your body but cleanses you of the spiritual grime collected in this mortal world. Shinobu Machida, a leading researcher of Sento, or public bath houses, explains the details of Sento for us.
Once you step into the wisteria tunnel, you will be overwhelmed by the fresh sent and the beautiful scenery of numerous clusters of flowers lying on top of one another. Please come experience this grand sight which can only be seen in spring in Japan.
“I want small and elaborate toys and figurines that are cheap and easy to obtain…”.
Gacha Gacha makes this dream a reality.
Soft yet strong, Tesuki Washi or handmade Japanese paper, has long been treasured in the life of Japanese people. Its refined texture is created through a handmade process.
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- New category “Fashion & Beauty” has been made in the JNTO web magazine. The first article for this category is an interview for MASUWAKA TSUBASA who is a popular fashion leader.
- The Japan Monthly Web Magazine January issue has been released.
- The Japan Monthly Web Magazine December issue has been released.
- The Japan Monthly Web Magazine November issue has been released.
- The Japan Monthly Web Magazine October issue has been released.
- The Japan Monthly Web Magazine September issue has been released.
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