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Japan Links #13


Some more interesting links I’ve been saving for you, starting with adorable donuts again, because squee! These are all by Floresta, who have loads of branches in Japan and Asia. You can see even more of their animal donuts here.

Staying on a food theme, RocketNews24 also have a feature on crazy Japanese pizza, which is kind of fascinating. I would probably eat most of them.  101 photos from old Japan is definitely worth a browse too.

Tokyo Cheapo is becoming one of my favourite Japan sites, with articles like special deals you can get on your birthday in Tokyo and a new series of podcasts covering day trips, Takeshita Dori and more. If you’ll be in Japan this winter, make sure you check out their tips for the best illuminations too.

As a fan of Japan’s station and attraction stamps, I loved looking at Kyoto Journal‘s display of calligraphy and stamps from the 88-temple pilgrimage in Shikoku. So pretty!

Berrysprite has posted about her stay in Osaka and it really makes me want to go back. We really didn’t get enough time to explore.

Polkaros posted about the Joshibi Festival, a 3 day open event at Joshibi University of Art and Design. Lovely photos of the textile departments!

Hello Sandwich has an interesting post on Momiji ichi, an outdoor art and craft market by the Tanagawa River that looks well worth checking out if you’re around at that time of year.

And finally, if you’re not following Little Miss Paintbrush on Tumblr, you’re missing out on some super cute illustrations about all things Japanese. I like these dining etiquette tips, and the bento maker game.



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