Vintage Japan Tourism Poster

A vintage poster to promote Japan’s tourism in 1930’s. The Board of Tourist Industry was active in 1930-1941 as part of Japanese Government Railways. Their activities halted in 1942 because of World War II.

Vintage Japanese tourism poster 1930

Japanese Government Railways was in charge of attracting foreign visitors besides running the railway system. It was a government agency until it became a state-owned public company (Japanese National Railways) in 1949.

Reference: Wikipedia

Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo

Summer season is also fireworks season in Japan. The first firework festival in Japan was about 200 years ago. These days corporations sponsored many of the festivals, the shows happen almost daily in Tokyo when it reaches its peak in August.

Source: AGG (Youtube)

Yokohama Cup Noodle Museum

Inside the Yokohama Cup Noodle Museum where you can “create” your own original CUP NOODLES package. Another place to add into my “to visit” list.

Yokohama Cup Noodle Museum

Btw, CUP NOODLES is actually a brand name by food company Nissin, although it has become a common term in most places.

Official: Cupnoodles Museum – Video: DanMan (Youtube)

Akihabara – Tokyo’s Electric & Anime District

A video from 2012 that shows various aspects of Tokyo’s Akihabara district. The place is famous for anime culture and it’s also a centre for electronic goods.

AKihabara Tokyo electric and anime district

Source: Ohayuni71 on Youtube

Hanamiyama-Park in Fukushima

Cherry blossom and beautiful flowers at Hanamiyama-Park in Fukushima. Hanamiyama literally means “flower meets mountain” in Japanese.

I have to visit this place some days in future because it looks so wonderful. Furthermore, the rich colors are special compare to other sakura hot spots.

Source: AGG (Youtube channel)