Tuesday, April 7, 2009

100 reasons why I love Japan



Harajuku girls, Kyoto, sushi, onsen, Kurosawa, sake, bowing, shopping, Shibuya, zen gardens, pachinko, Loft, geishas, Takashimaya, Yodobashi camera, Hello Kitty, Tokyu Hands, kuro roll, macha, Tsukiji fish market, unagi, UniQlo, tea ceremony, hijiki, wasabi, hentai, miso soup, fugu, anime, Shinjuku, yakitori, Uji, genmaicha, Asahi, kimonos, Gion, 100 Yen shops, cosplay, Roppongi Hills, sento, tatami, tako yaki, karoshi, Maid Cafes, kabuki, Tobu, Takeshita Dori street, Akihabara, shabu shabu, soba, udon, sencha, gyokuro, shopfronts at Omote Sando, capsule hotels, love hotels, ryokan, vending machines, Shinkansen, Ikebukuro, Arashiyama, Himeiji, Shirakawa-go, cherry blossom viewing, Philosopher's walk, Lost in translation, kaiseki ryori, omamori, slurping, face masks, squid crackers, Doraemon, fake food displays, heated toilet seats, Yen banknotes, parks, Nintendo, samurai, woodblock printing, kanji, wagashi, tempura, tonkatsu, "hotto", "gozeimaaaassss", squeaky voices, yudofu, sumo, punctuality, fare adjusting machines, Tanuki, Alma Karlin, bonsai, karaoke, Asimo, temples, Mikimoto, Mt. Fuji, torii and bamboo.