Wednesday, January 30, 2019

(1771) Swords, so to speak

The most famous souvenir from Asakusa is "kaminari okoshi" (雷門 おこし) a sweet snack made of rice puffs and sugar. And the most famous Japanese object is the samurai sword, also known as "katana" (刀). So why not a combination of the two: a sword made of kaminari okoshi -of course in Asakusa. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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