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2015年5月13日 (水)

Japan walk : Something curious just like foreigner after 10 years

I have been in Baguio city, Philippines, since 2005, and now,  various things are very curious as if I was an foreigner... when I visit Japan once a year...

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E-ma in Shinto Shrine..

these days,  many mangas are written on E-ma.

what is Ema ?   please read the below web site :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ema_(Shinto)

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garbage segregation on train platform...

from the left,

PET bottle,  glass bottle/steel can,  newspaper/magazine, and others.

at home,  the categories of garbage is much more complicated...

and for me,  it became too hard to follow the rules.... hahaha

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Funassyi character doll... drinking Sake ?

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Funassyi was born in Funabashi city, Chiba prefecture.

if you are interested, pls read the cnn article below:

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/10/world/asia/japanese-mascot-pear/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHA6JeWWxj4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-o_th_sAVw

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ATM  machine ...

this machine can handle :

deposit, withdrawal, inquiry, passbook update, bank transfer, etc.

and,  if you want to transfer money,  you can use even smaller coins..

in Japan,  you are provided both  ATM card and the Passbook..

bank transfer can be done to any bank all through japan..

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hand towel with  anime character from One Piece is sold

at  Kendo shop.... with  Miyamoto Musashi....

about Kendo, pls read here :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kendo

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if fully occupied  at  Steak House.....

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you are requested to make entry for waiting list ....

input  number of people and  get sequence number ticket from this machine..

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convenience store   tie-up  with  Care Giving service...

Needs of  care giving for  old people is becoming serious issue in Japan.

convenience store chain are now working to provide care giving locally...

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Sakura  Soft Ice Cream....  cherry blossom flavor....

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Nemophila Soft Ice Cream ....  memophila flavor...

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Wisteria  Soft Ice Cream  ...  Wisteria flavor...

there are many variety of  Flower  taste  ice cream ...

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" I m still using and eating at  this table "  card... in a hotel restaurant...

even when  you are alone for buffet-style breakfast/dinner,

you dont need to worry about your seat...

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2015年5月11日 (月)

Tokyo walk : Hanzomon - Zojoji temple - Tokyo tower - Hamamatsucho

I walked around Tokyo tower together with my friends from Baguio city, Philippines.

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while waiting my friends at Hanzomon subway station,  i had my shoes polished.

it was 540yen = about 200pesos.

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at Bonjinsha book stop that is specialied in Japanese language education.

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poster  of  Shingeki no Kyojin  in another book store.

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Old gate of  Zojoji temple, Shiba, Tokyo

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main gate of the temple.

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Zojoji temple,  carp streamers and  tokyo tower...

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traditional wedding kimono for  bride...

you can have  buddhism style wedding ceremony,  although  most of Japanese girls prefer to have the wedding ceremony in western style or christian style..

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Tokyo tower...

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carp streamers and whisky bar  at the foot of the tower...

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we did not have enough time to go up...

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and, it was too much expensive...

3,900yen !!  =  about 1,400pesos... wow !

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Ojizo san,  in Zojoji temple...

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what is Ojizo san ?

pls click here : 

http://yagian.blogspot.jp/2011/06/ojizosan-is-always-watching-for-us.html

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O.K.  its beer time now !

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and some snacks...

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and  Pasta....

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there were many foreiners around here  to see tokyo tower...

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very beautiful lighting up....

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i forgot the name of this dish.... rice and toppings ?

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tokyo tower from Dai mon gate...

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Sushi bar...

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MacDo... of course...

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Karaoke building...

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world trade center building...

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poster in Hamamatsucho station...

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School Idol Festival ?

oh, really ?

 

 

 

 



































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