Beatiful beni on your lips : Beni Museum

Beatiful beni on your lips : Beni Museum

What a beautiful red! I was impressed at the natural but vivid color. That color is BENI. Beni is a traditional Japanese lip color. It was used to decorate women’s lips in the old days. Still its beautiful red color has been fascinated people since 

Sakura, tower and tea ceremony in furisode

Sakura, tower and tea ceremony in furisode

Spring is the best season you feel comfortable in kimono. Why don’t you walk in the center of Tokyo? Visit the temple famous for the Tokugawa Shogunate,  there, many  cherry blossoms welcome you. After a short walk, you can change into furisode and join a 

Kameido Tenjin : the birthplace of otaiko

Kameido Tenjin : the birthplace of otaiko

How do you think otaiko was made? The history of otaiko is shorter than we think. That was in the Edo period from the 17th century to the 19th century that called Edo jidai when samurai ruled. The history started with geisha.