What's the most interesting thing you've seen in Japan?

by Louisa Chan

Jen Lehman

Administrator, 38 (Australian)
I stayed in a Buddhist temple in Mount Koya. It was authentic and peaceful. It snowed overnight, so I could see a beautiful snow-covered garden in the morning.

Brad Aldridge
Computer technician, 28 (American)
I went to a punk show — C.J. Ramone’s. The kids here go a lot crazier than back home. They have a lot more energy and really get into it completely.

Yuka Nakajima
Dancer, 29 (Japanese)
I like going to cosplay events to make new friends. I’ve been doing cosplay for four years now. It makes me feel free when I dress up as different characters.

Gudnio Gudnason
Peace activist, 50 (Icelandic)
I ate some tiny live fish while I was in Kyoto. I just swallowed them. I could feel them going down my throat and into my stomach.

Bidhub Rasad
Engineer, 28 (Indian)
I’ve only been here for a few days, but I really like Harajuku. It’s very different to India. They’re crazy about fashion here, dressing up in different costumes.

Alison Nurthen
Educator, 38 (Australian)
I love cruising around Tokyo, especially Shinjuku and Harajuku. You see things you wouldn’t see at home. Being among people and soaking up the atmosphere is great.

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