Sunday, January 10, 2016

Cuisine of “DRAGON BALL”

Do you know anime “DRAGON BALL”?
It’s boy’s story that a dream will come true by the dragon when the he collect 7 balls.

There is a restaurant where you can eat this dragon balls as cuisine!
This ball is made of soup jelly. Therefore, it melts when heated, it becomes soup.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Cakes of "Star Wars"

Movie “Star Wars” is popular in Japan too.
Cakes of "Star Wars" characters is sold , in campaign.


Friday, January 8, 2016

Walking radio-controlled car

Introduction of video "Walking + Car”.

This video uploader makes the RC. But His previous work was said “It is not a 4DW".
So, he made the car to walk in 4-legged.

Uploader : "Well, I'll make radio-controlled car of the four legs!"
Audience : “Something is different ..."

By the way, the battery it will be fit to the foot!

Thursday, January 7, 2016

New Year Foods!

New Year is very big event for Japanese. Delicious foods are absolutely necessary!!

Typical foods is called “osechi”. it's a variety of food assortment.
Its contents are shrimp, chestnut, fish(red snapper), fish eggs(herring roe) etc…
By region and home, it is different.

Characteristic of “osechi” is beauty of looks and a pun of the name of the food for happiness.
For example, The name of the red snapper is similar to the "Congratulations" in Japanese.

Recently, in addition to the traditional Japanese "osechi", it has been increased "osechi" Western-style also.
Its contents is roast beef, caviar, etc...

In the new year days, people are fat!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Happy New Year!

Now it's already January 6th!
In Japan, January 1st - 3rd are important days as start of year.
And almost company and shop are closed. But public traffic system is working.

As Japanese habit, People go to shrine and pray.
People swear the aspirations of one year to gods.

Japanese gods are not the "GOD" of monotheism. It's like a "spirits".

Do you know the shrine?
Shrine is a Shinto facilities as ancient Japanese religion.
The most famous god is a god of the sun “Amaterasu".

Anything can become gods.
For example, old tableware, which is valued may god dwells.
Important person also, after the dead are worshiped as a god.
In addition, the fox is in the clever animal, is said to be messenger of gods.
Recently, there are god's computer.

Have a nice year!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Cafe owl is so cute!!

In Japan, a growing number of cafes to touch the owl.
In the Tokyo area, there are about 16 shops of Owl Cafe.
Recently, I went to Shinjuku new owl cafe.

No. 1 popularity of northern white-faced owl

I have disinfected their hands, and, entered the owl room.
Then owl I was biting lightly my fingers or riding in my hand. It is not at all painful. Cuteeeee!
Owl Room Rates: 10 minutes 500 yen

In the shop, Owl our kind various

Eurasian eagle owl, which became the model of Hayao Miyazaki's "My Neighbor Totoro".
He was brilliant wink.

By the way, the image of "My Neighbor Totoro" is this. Similar?

Barn owl watch me was eating coffee and cake

Small birds of prey, European scops owl

Food also various. I ate the tart cake and orange juice of purple sweet potato.

Seat There are two types of counter and table seating towards the owl us room. 

Monday, August 31, 2015

Pillar of vegetables, in the Tokyo subway

In Japan, the August 31 is the anniversary of vegetables.
In Tokyo, the subway station yard of the pillars were decorated with giant vegetables.