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japanloverme:

Going to Tokyo and planning to visit Harajuku (a.k.a. the fashion mecca in Tokyo)? (=^-ω-^=)

Here are the top 10 kawaii activity suggestions! ☆
1. Eat the famous “Harajuku” crepes. (Our recommendation: Angel Hearts Harajuku Crepes!)
2. Take “purikura” / neoprint photos.
3. Go to KIDDYLAND!
4. Shop at Takeshita Dori & La Foret!
5. Eat at Pancake Days.
6. Visit a Cat / Neko Cafe. (Here’s an informative post about cat cafes!)
7. Visit Meiji Shrine.
8. Visit 6% DOKIDOKI at Ura-Harajuku!
9. Visit the Design Festa Gallery!
10. And of course, dress fashionably! Get style inspiration from Tokyo Fashion.

http://japanlover.me/kawaii/?p=4816

If you’ve been to Harajuku before, please do share your experience with us / your favorite places you’d also recommend by commenting below! 

Kawaii tips from Rainbowholic  Illustration by none other than Little Miss Paintbrush!

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japanloverme:

According to a Japanese legend, if you make a Thousand Origami Cranes (千羽鶴 Senbazuru), the crane (a Japanese mystical creature) will grant you a wish. ~(˘▾˘~)

If you completed Senbazuru, what would you wish for? ˙▿˙

Trivia:

- The story of Sadako Sasaki, a popular sweet but tragic true-story in Japan, is about a leukemic girl who tried to make Senbazuru. Sadly, she died before she could complete the 1000 paper cranes. Her friends and classmates, touched by her hope and spirit, continued to finish the 1000 paper cranes in her honor.

“There is a statue of Sadako holding a crane in Hiroshima Peace Park, and every year on Obon day, people leave cranes at the statue in memory of the departed spirits of their ancestors.”

- Senbazuru is considered a powerful lucky charm, and possesses a high spiritual significance, symbolizing health, hope, peace, happiness, and prosperity.

Source: http://goo.gl/3VOK

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