Ikuta Shrine

It’s late, but let us say to our ultimate Johnny’s “idol” Ikuta Toma -kun: 誕生日おめでとう!! ♥♥

To celebrate it, we would like to take you to a shrine with his name on it. Although it has nothing to do with him, Ikuta Shrine is surely an interesting place for Toma’s fangirls/boys. Why? Nothing, it’s just because of his name. LoL. Ok, kindly read through this post and decide.

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Ikuta Shrine (生田神社)

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Akomodasi: Kia Ora BudgetStay Fukuoka

Fukuoka menjadi salah satu kota yang sering jadi perhelatan konser idol JE. Seperti pada musim dingin tahun lalu kami ke Fukuoka pada hari yang sama dengan konser Arashi. Walhasil, susaaaaahhh…. banget nyari akomodasi budget, apalagi kalau lokasinya pengen deket dengan stasiun Hakata. Untung aja kami berhasil mendapatkan satu kamar terakhir di Kia Ora BudgetStay, Fukuoka.

pic taken from official website

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Hiroshima, 6 Agustus 1945 – ….

Agustus menjadi bulan bersejarah bagi Indonesia dan juga Jepang. Kedua negara ini memang punya latar belakang yang bertautan. Di sekolah dulu pasti ada pelajaran yang membahas kejadian di Agustus 1945: pengeboman di Hiroshima dan Nagasaki, serta kemerdekaan Indonesia. Di sini kita bakal bahas lagi, tapi secara ringan dari sudut pandang traveler 😉

Tepat di hari ini 72 tahun lalu, Hiroshima luluh lantak oleh bom yang dijatuhkan oleh tentara Amerika pada akhir Perang Dunia II. Dampaknya tidak hanya kehancuran kota dan korban jiwa, karena bertahun-tahun kemudian efek radiasi bom nuklir itu masih ada. Tapi Jepang bangkit, dan Hiroshima menjadi salah satu tujuan wisata karena kisahnya.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial – UNESCO’s World Heritage

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Filming Location: Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu

Yay for another requested filming location post! This time is “Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu” which aired in NTV on Spring this year. Katayose Ryota from GENERATION became the lead actor here, and as LDH fans of course we just have to cover the filming location for this dorama! The locations are scattered around on several places such as Tokyo, Yokohama, and Saitama. If you have plan to visit these locations, we suggest to focus on the one in Yokohama.

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Ninomiya Jinja & Ninomiya-chou in Kobe

Happy birthday Ninomiya Kazunari! We know it’s late. But you’re the forever 17 liners, so it won’t matter, right? Here’s another special post to celebrate Nino month.

When you are in Kobe and you are a big fan of Ninomiya Kazunari, please do pay a visit to this area. It is totally unrelated to our Neen, but it is sure fun to find the place and take picture with his name written everywhere.

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二宮神社 = Ninomiya Jinja 

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