Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Do you remenber the article I posted on April 7.
This is new pachinko game machine "Hyper sea story in calib".
It is sixth series work of "sea story".
"sea story" was produced in 1999, and have been favorite with pachinko fun.
You can see the girle with yellow hair and bikini. she is "Marine", a popular pachinko character.
Monday, April 28, 2008
This is a railroad station of Tob-Noda line.
I have used it for more tahn 30 yesrs.
The scenery around the station has changed.
But the scenery of the station remain the same when I was a boy.
It takes about 7 minutes to reach Funabashi(tobu)station.
Saturday, April 26, 2008
In Japan, 100 yen shop sell various goods for 100 yen each item. There are lot's of daily necessaries, like small articl of cosmetic, stationary, processed food, kitcen ware, table ware, craft goods, and so many more.
This photo is one of 100 yen shop chain "DAISO".
If I find some cool goods in there, I will post my blog.
Friday, April 25, 2008
This is a long-seller Japanese wheat snack, prawn flavor, "Kappa ebisen".
It has been put on market since 1964 by Calbee, japanese food maker.
The catch phrase "YAMERARENAI TOMARANAI" is well known by every body in Japan.
It means "I can't stop".
Yes, If you open the packge of it, you will eat up soon.
This simple catch phrase is really fit this snack.
I usually eat it with beer.
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Going to the railroad station by the car to get on the train, is not general in Japan.
In Japan, most railroad station is located central of the town, especialy in urban.
So driving parking close to the railroad station is limitted and expencive.
Many of people go to the the railroad station by walking , taking the bus, or riding bicycle.
these photos are bicycle parking close to Funabashi station.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Saturday, April 19, 2008
" Gogatsu" means May, "Ningyo" means doll.
May 5 is japanease national holiday as children's day.
But originaly, it was Boy's Festival for celevletion boy's growing. ( girl's festival is March 3 .)
On this day, families who have little boy, set a doll in their house.
These photos are miniature replica headpice and armor of Samurai.
It is a kind of "Gogatsu Ningyo".
In the first photo, that headpice and armor are Date Masamune model.
Date Masamune was a samurai called "Dokugan Ryu" (one eyed doragon).
Friday, April 18, 2008
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Sashimi is thinly sliced raw fish. Many kind of sashimi are in the fresh fish counter of the supermarket.
Second photo is Kihada-maguro ( yellow fin tuna ) sashimi.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Monday, April 14, 2008
Sunday, April 13, 2008
In Japan, There are vending machines in various place.
The vending machine, in this photo , is new type.
On the liquid crystal screen of the vending machine, short movie commercial is displayed.
And we can use electric money with cell phone to buy beverage from it.
Friday, April 11, 2008
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Monday, April 07, 2008
These are characters of Pachinko, Pachislot Game.
I took these photos in front of pachinko house.
I don't play pachinko game, but I feel these caracter's are funny and lovely.
Saturday, April 05, 2008
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Yesterday, It was cloudy, and windy, but today is fine and warm.
Cherry blossoms have become full-bloomed here in Funabashi city.
I feel that spring has come.
In this picture, it is same tree I took picture a week ago.