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Sumida river fireworks festival 2009

Sumida river fireworks event 2009

Last night we went to see Sumida river fireworks festival 2009. It’s the most famous summer festival inTokyo.

Sumida river fireworks event 2009

Big fireworks like the Galaxy. It’s amazing!!!!!!!!!!

Sumida river fireworks event 2009

That sounds were very loud. Sounds and lights made me crazy!!!
This event started at 7pm and ended 8:30pm.

Sumida river fireworks event 2009

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fireworks!

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The season of fireworks!

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Nothing at the riverside ordinary days, but today, some stalls appears
on the street…

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People enjoy wait for the evening.

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I do wished to show you smileys in the sky, but it become like monsters in my photos! XD Please enjoy your summer days!

Japanese Fireworks
The calendar of Japanese fireworks

Real scale Gundam constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo

Real scale Gundam constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo

Real scale Gundam robot was constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo. This year is 30th anniversary of Gundam animation.

Real scale Gundam constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo

Tokyo metropolitan gov. collaborated with some private companies to built it. It seems to promote green eco campaign and inviting next Olympic games to Tokyo. (I don’t know why Gundam?)

Real scale Gundam constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo

Its height is 18m (about 59 feet). This construction cost is secret. Many people are gathering to take photos of Gundam. It plans to be destrucated at the end of this summer.

Real scale Gundam constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo

Gundam souvenir shop and food coat open there. Many tourist will come to see Gundam on this summer.

Real scale Gundam constructed at Odaiba, Tokyo

GREEN TOKYO GUNDAM
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UNIQLO CALENDAR

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UNIQLO CALENDAR shows scene of several towns in Japan. They looks like a diorama. That’s so cute & kawaii !!

If you click the movie it shows uniqlo’s clothes. and you can put it on your blog as a calender.

UNIQLO CALENDAR
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Twin polar bear cubs!

twin polar bear cubs

Toooo many crowds visiting the Maruyama Zoo… to see twin polar bear cubs!
I went there very hot day, they enjoy swimming.

twin polar bear cubs

I heard their first swim day was just 2 weeks ago. They already good
at that, made wrestle match in the water!

Sapporo Maruyama ZOO
Twin Polar Bear Cubs BLOG  (Japanese)

GHIBLI MUSEUM

GHIBLI MUSEUM

Ghibli Museum (Mitaka Forest Ghibli Museum) is a museum featuring the Japanese anime work of StudioGhibli. Located in Inogaashira Park in Mitaka, a western suburb of Tokyo, Japan, it opened in 2001.

GHIBLI MUSEUM

GHIBLI MUSEUM

The Studio Ghibli has been producing lots of Japanese animations like My neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and more.

GHIBLI MUSEUM

You can have the fun atmosphere of being a kid again in this museum.

ghibli-museum (English)
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Another Scene of sakura blooming

Another Scene of sakura blooming

This is another scene of sakura blooming.
People are enjoying a cherry viewing picnic each and all.

Another Scene of sakura blooming

Yakisoba is one of popular snacks at a cherry viewing picnic which is often sold at festivals in Japan. I look forward to going to see the cherry blossoms every year.

sakura blooming!

sakura blooming!

Now, sakura (cherry blossoms) blooming in Tokyo,
we can enjoy both of real flowers and many sakura products. :)

sakura blooming!

the sake cup is limited design, as long as sakura blooming!

sakura blooming!

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