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Harajuku refers to the area around Tokyo's Harajuku Station, one station north of Shibuya on the Yamanote Line.
Harajuku is a station on the JR Yamanote Line, two stations south of Shinjuku and one station north of Shibuya (130 Yen from either station).
Harajuku is also served by the Chiyoda Subway Line, which stops at Meijijingu-mae Station, next to JR Harajuku Station and provides a direct connection to Otemachi Station (15 minutes, 190 Yen) near Tokyo Station.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e3006.html   (1021 words)

 HARAJUKU » The great Place in Tokyo, Japan
Laforet Harajuku (Rafore Harajuku) is a department store and museum located in the Harajuku commercial and entertainment district of the Shibuya neighborhood, in Tokyo, Japan, on one of Harajuku's most famous intersections.
Tokyo's Harajuku neighborhood is the epicenter of all that in trendy in Japan.
Harajuku branch is a great introduction to the 100 yen shopping experience, it is not the biggest in Tokyo, but it is the most conveniently located of the big 100 yen stores, as it is in an area that visitors would most likely want to visit anyway.
harajuku-style.blogspot.com   (2292 words)

 YouTube - Harajuku: Life in Tokyo Vlog #10
I've been to harajuku and I have to say that I didnt even go into any of the shops there, instead I went to the nearby Yoyoji Park and took some really great snaps
im SOOO glad u went to harajuku and didnt show all the anime fans there...i dont even know if thats what they are or maybe just a new fashion revolution.
Every schmuck with a camera who goes to Harajuku has posted that video so if you'd like to see that I'm sure there are plenty of videos on that elsewhere.
www.youtube.com /watch?v=r0kSmEto6NY   (697 words)

 Tokyo/Harajuku - Wikitravel
Harajuku is only 15 minutes away from Shibuya by foot, just follow the train tracks along Koen-dori from Hachiko.
An interesting and recommended walk will let you experience Harajuku and Shibuya, and all of the trendy places in between.
Omote-sando has occasionally been dubbed the Champs-Elysées of Tokyo, which is true at least for the general price level of the trendy cafes and eateries along the road.
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo/Harajuku   (1514 words)

 YouTube - Harajuku Spring 2006 原宿 コスプレ
I live in Harajuku, send me a message if u need info or advice..
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Hanging out in Harajuku / 原宿 with Kate
www.youtube.com /watch?v=ATXxuEqr5p8   (390 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with harajuku
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/harajuku   (121 words)

 Harajuku :: Tokyo Essentials :: Tokyo Tourist Guide
Harajuku first burst onto the scene in 1964 - the Olympic year.
Takeshita Dori Street is opposite the Takeshita Dori Exit of Harajuku Station.
The entrance lies in the trees behind and slightly to the west of Harajuku Station.
www.tokyoessentials.com /harajuku.html   (650 words)

 JNTO Website | Find a Location | Tokyo | Harajuku
Harajuku is a cultural haven for Tokyo's youth, and the streets in Aoyama and Omotesando have a distinct European feel to them.
Harajuku is a collective term for the area that stretches from the south of Sendagaya to Jingumae-machi.
On the west side of JR Harajuku Station, there is a wood of the Meiji Shrine that is famous for a Japanese iris field where irises bloom in profusion in the rainy season and a treasury that stores the articles Emperor Meiji cherished in the late 19th century.
www.jnto.go.jp /eng/location/regional/tokyo/harajuku_omotesandou_aoyama.html   (314 words)

 Harajuku Girls   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gwen Stefani's Harajuku girls have been getting lots of lip service lately, and I have to say I am confused.
I think it is totally acceptable to enjoy the Harajuku girls, because there are not that many other Asian people out there in the media really, so we have to take whatever we can get.
An ugly picture is better than a blank space, and it means that one day, we will have another display at the Museum of Asian Invisibility, that groups of children will crowd around in disbelief, because once upon a time, we weren't there.
www.margaretcho.com /blog/harajukugirls.htm   (458 words)

 Harajuku on 43 Places
The first time I went to Harajuku station, it was pretty cool.
Maybe I’m just easily annoyed, but Harajuku station definitely seems like a place for those who try to avoid the “mainstream” to go and be and grow a little more pretentious.
I want to go to Harajuku and be surrounded by all of the amazing-ness even more than I was before.
www.43places.com /places/view/195304   (823 words)

 How to Dress Harajuku Style - WikiHow
Harajuku style may have been brought to many people's attention by Gwen Stefani, but the evolution of the style certainly didn't begin with Gwen and it certainly won't end with her.
What is now known as Harajuku style started as teens in the district began to integrate traditional Japanese attire, especially kimonos and geta sandals, into their dress.
Speaking of loud, in decora, a particular Harajuku style, accessories embellish an outfit from head to toe, and objects such as bells are sometimes used to add an aural dimension to the wardrobe.
www.wikihow.com /Dress-Harajuku-Style   (798 words)

The bridge across the train tracks from Harajuku station to Yoyogi Park is full of Gothic Lolita or GothLoli.
It is funny to see the surprise of the western tourists heading to Yoyogi Park and Meiji Jingu who clearly had not read their guide books fully on Harajuku.
The closest hotels to Harajuku are in near by Shinjuku Tokyo.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /tokyo/harajuku.htm   (1050 words)

 Harajuku, fashion, Gwen Stefani, Harajuku Girls   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Harajuku is known as a famous shopping destination and fashion centre where you can see the most flamboyantly dressed teenagers.
Harajuku was the birth place of several crazes including “take Nokozoku”, a 1970s fad where brightly dressed people danced to recorded music on the side of the road and similarly rock’n’roller zoku and band-zoku.
harajuku girls fashion, quite extra ordinary fashion of style..quit axiting to try, maybe it could be some sort of fashion among yougsters in malaysia...maybe i could try in sometimes...
www.emma.tv /lifestyle/fashion/harajuku_girls.aspx   (1271 words)

 MetroActive Features | Global Fashion
Harajuku trends harness the adolescent energy that comes out to play here.
Because it is fueled by tireless young stamina, Harajuku is in a continual evolutionary state of pop.
Harajuku hair this season is bleached or dyed golden and clipped with enormous 3- to 4-inch flower ornaments.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sfmetro/01.03.00/global-9951.html   (345 words)

 Harajuku at AllExperts
Harajuku (原宿) is the common name for the area around Harajuku Station on the Yamanote Line in the Shibuya ward of Tokyo, Japan.
Harajuku became famous in the 1980s due to the large numbers of street performers and wildly dressed teens who gathered there on Sundays when Omotesando was closed to traffic.
Harajuku is a popular iconic location in the entertainment world, both inside and outside of Japan.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/ha/harajuku.htm   (604 words)

 Harajuku Girls, Harajuku Fashion, Lolita Goth
Harajuku became famous in the 1980s due to the street performers and wildly-dressed teens who gathered there on Sundays when Omotesando was closed to traffic.
Harajuku is a mecca for artists, independent spirits, and burgeoning fashion trends that provides a space of free expression in what is ordinarily a rather conservative Japanese culture.
Harajuku is now very big internationally, so anyone wearing harajuki style is photographed as much as the London punks who hang out in Trafalgar Square in tartan trousers and mohicans, waiting for tourists to pay them to pose for photos.
www.mookychick.co.uk /style/harajuku_girls.php   (961 words)

 roarfish: What next for Harajuku?
These are the junior high school and (mainly) high school girls who abandon their school uniforms on Sundays, exchanging them for as individual a display of eclectic fashion as can be seen anywhere in the world.
Harajuku fashion appears to be becoming much more stylised, less eclectic.
It would be natural for the fashion houses to cash in on the Harajuku trends, but in my opinion it will be the reason it will die, or change.
www.roarfish.com /2006/01/what_next_for_h.html   (860 words)

 Japundit » Harajuku
Harajuku, a place both as creative as it is ridiculous.
She released a clothing line called L.A.M.B which stands for “Love Angel Music Baby.” The clothing line was inspired by the street fashions of Harajuku, which readers of Japundit know is a hip part of Tokyo near Shibuya station, where youths dress up and parade their eclectic sense of fashion.
She makes the point that the Harajuku Girls (that would be Love, Angel, Music and Baby) dance really well, and that it’s exciting to see Asian girls front and center.
japundit.com /archives/category/harajuku   (3133 words)

 hackwriters.com - Harajuku - Kawai in Hello Kittyland - Brian Wood   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Takeshita Dori and Harajuku St. are more hidden on the side streets to the left of the bustling avenue.
Another aspect of the culture of Kawai that Harajuku exudes is the human dimension.
The main human attraction is a group who calls Harajuku their capital; a twisted version of the same Kawai capital of the character goods and their worshippers.
www.hackwriters.com /harajuku.htm   (1893 words)

 Harajuku Lovers
Harajuku Lovers is a line of fashion accessories designed specifically for Gwen Stefani's fans.
The line is another layer to Gwen's album; it is an extension of her music and a visual to the lyrics.
Harajuku Lovers can be anything you want it to be.
store.fashionflavors.com /harajukulovers.html   (90 words)

 Stylehive - Tag: harajuku
HARAJUKU LOVERS Super Hot in Orange County Girl at Revolve Clothing...
If you have been to Harajuku, you know Gwen Stefani is the perfect guide for a romp through fashion’s wildest side.
Her Harajuku Girls collection faithfully preserves the anything goes sentiment and caters to those that believe being yourself is never a fashion risk.
www.stylehive.com /tag/harajuku   (700 words)

 Harajuku   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The streets of Harajuku are lined with beautiful trees, shops, and restaurants geared mostly towards Tokyo's fashionable youth.
The Meiji Shrine was built in 1920 to honor the Emperor Meiji (1868-1912) who initiated the modernization of Japan.
Although we did not visit Harajuku on a Sunday, it is recommended because the roads are closed to vehicles and opened to pedestrians and street performers.
www.artisandevelopers.com /web/tokyo/harajuku.htm   (127 words)

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Named after the trendsetting metropolitan neighborhood, Harajuku in Tokyo, Japan it's no wonder Harajuku Lovers is so playful and all about self-expression.
www.bazaaradriatic.com /shop-designer-harajuku-lovers-c-35_45_160.html   (339 words)

 Antipixel | Blog | Cosplay girls in Harajuku
Went for a walk around Harajuku today with Lil and, of course, no weekend stroll around that neighbourhood is complete without a visit to the bridge near the station where the kids hang out in their cosplay finery.
The photo named Harajuku 1 in Flickr is really striking, even though piercings are usually a big turnoff for me. You should post her to /bijin/ at wakachan.org …
Harajuku, like most places, is as happy as you are.
www.antipixel.com /blog/archives/2006/02/05/cosplay_girls_in_harajuku.html   (626 words)

 Photo Japan: In-Focus Portfolio 2000: Harajuku Girls
Harajuku is a district in the Shibuya ward of Tokyo situated next to the Meiji Jingu shrine.
Every Sunday groups of mostly teenage girls gather in Harajuku to be hip, to be seen and to express themselves through what is known as "kosu-purei" (costume play).
These young folks whose previous generation was known as the "Takenokozoku" (bamboo shoot tribe), get together with their friends in a ritual that might be best described as carnival, punk, SM, cross-dressing, Halloween and a circus freak show all rolled into one.
photojapan.com /index.htm/focus2000/harajuku-girls.html   (337 words)

 Archinect : Tokyo Log : Harajuku Station
This area of Tokyo came to life during the 1964 Olympiad as the Kenzo Tange-designed gymnasiums and surrounding village focused the eyes of the world towards this once sleepy residential suburb of Aoyama.
Harajuku and Shibuya are virtual sites, or case studies, working towards a longer term project focussed on the Lower East Side, Nolita, and the East Village in New York City.
This work similarly follows the transient and chronomorphically adjusting landscape of emergent city centers alongside the development of the notion that there can exist an activist's reconsideration of the custom made and the mass-produced.
www.archinect.com /tokyolog/entry.php?id=5931_0_37_0_C   (238 words)

 rion.nu | japan: harajuku girls
While the Harajuku girls have always been fascinating, the interest in the lifestyle/culture has seemed to skyrocket with Gwen Stefani's recent cd.
Gotta have the right bloody patch to match your dress or some mistress vogue-ster is gonna stab you right in the eye with a pencil.
Harajuku is the most style-diverse suburbs in Tokyo, special place.
rion.nu /v5/archive/000942.php   (604 words)

 Tokyo Food Page Restaurant Listings - Harajuku
Inexpensive "ethnic" dining in the heart of Harajuku, and a fun place for a late-night group meal.
The skylit interior is bright and cheery during the day, with windows looking out over the rooftops of Harajuku.
The inside may look like a Harajuku cafe, but the menu is straight out of an American diner - fantastic burgers, big sandwiches, Mexican favorites and simple starters like fried calimari.
www.bento.com /ra-hara.html   (1981 words)

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