From “Instagrammer” to “Osha-stagrammer!!” Discover Harajuku’s “Oshare” (trendy) wall art

09.April.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

Hey everyone – it’s MidoriBlackmore!

 

We all know that Harajuku is the capital of fashion, right?

 

Nowadays, we walk the streets of Harajuku, passing the countless number of fashion gurus. How can an entire district be so gorgeous and trendy?

 

That’s why today I’m going to be showing you a range of gorgeous walls found on the streets of Harajuku.

 

I took these pictures myself!

 

 

1.GALLERIE of Harajuku Objects

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Located near the remains of SPINNS 2nd store and walking down Meiji-dori in the direction of Laforet is a large “Harajuku” sign that really stands out! Decorated with stickers and with a street-style finishing touch, this cool sign is something not to be missed!

Address: Patria Building B1F 1-9-18 Jingumae Shibuya-ku Tokyo, 〒150-0001

Accessible hours:12:00~21:00

 

2.TOKYU PLAZA

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Facing Laforet, the entrance to Tokyu Plaza is filled with its famous escalator mirrors. The mirrors make it so easy to take pictures!

Address: 4-30-3, Jingu-mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Opening hours: 11:00-21:00

 

3.BUBBLES

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A gorgeous wall displaying the unique clothing style offered at BUBBLES is located in front of the store. Unfortunately, the swing that was located here long ago is now gone. However, many flowers have bloomed in its place.

Address: 1st floor, 4-32-12, Jingu-mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Opening hours: 12:00-20:00

 

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    KIDDYLAND Harajuku has held the fairs called  “Thank you, Momoko Sakura” and “Maruko and Coji-Coji” in the past which have ended with great success. In response to this, they have launched the store combined both characters that has never existed before.

     

    The scene of characters from Chibi-Maruko-chan and Coji-Coji playing together has illustrated specially to commemorate the store’s opening. The fans can look forward to getting their hands on the first series of exclusive merchandise using the store logo and its purchase bonus.

     

    The store themed nostalgic and soothing animations by the writer and illustrator Momoko Sakura is irresistible to visit.

     

     

    ©さくらプロダクション/日本アニメーション

    ©さくらプロダクション

    ©さくらももこ

  • Japanese maid cafe chain “@home cafe” has announced that it is launching a permanent maid cafe themed on Sanrio’s popular character Pompompurin. The cafe will open on the famous Takeshita Street in Harajuku on April 14, 2021.

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    If you’re planning a visit to Harajuku, don’t miss out on the chance to dine at the new Pompompurin Cafe, opening April 14.

     

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