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Natural stones are found in town and used for monuments inscribed with poems as well as at open-air bath. These stones that surround us are accepted naturally by the Japanese although foreigners find it quite strange. Grindstones are absolutely indispensable to Japanese blades. We visited a craftsman creating natural grindstones, one of the few remaining nowadays. Suiseki, shapes and designs of natural stones are appreciated and resemble landscape. We’ll introduce an American diving into its secrets. How will Japanese’s unique aesthetics and admirations for stones be seen in the eyes of foreigners?
We love japanese idols so we like to spread the kawaii idol culture in our country dancing our favourite choreographies in Japan related events.
One of my passion is japanese idols, especially Airi Suzuki from C-ute. I think japanese Idols are unique, and can transmit feelings to the world thanks to their personalities, passion, and hard work. I try to convey the feelings Airi Suzuki gives me to other people as much as possible. I want everyone to understand how Idols are a part of what we call "Cool Japan", and how much happiness they can bring us.
I love all of the Kawaii snacks found in Japan. Whether pre-packaged or fresh bakery items like pastries shaped as teddy bears or muffins with smiley faces -they are all so cute and make me smile.
Strange manners in Japan
BS1 sun. Sep. 14
Local performing arts
BS1 mon. Aug. 25(repeat)
BS1 mon. Sep. 1(repeat)
BS1 mon. Sep. 15(repeat)