Aizu Fukushima

IMG_1675This traditional Japanese craft is called “BEKO” This particular toys from AIZU region from Fukushima prefecture area. There are so many traditonal characters or toys exsisting throughout Japan. After Japan earthquake, many areas that had damaged have been recovering from support from all over the world. And it will continue to be well and better.

The red color what is used in toy usually represents fight againist evil spitit  to protect.

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Keiko Azuma is a food travel journalist, a nutritionist who loves to respect culture and food culture all over the world. Especially she wants to be an advocate to introduce Japanese Culture to the rest of the world. She is going to introduce current Japanese Culture and Foods and more. Please feel free to share your ideas where and what information you would like to know, hear, see and want to visit Japan.

24. December 2012 by keiko
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