Flanked by shops and restaurants that sport world renowned names in neon billboards, the banks of this river are lively and happening. Amidst the walls of the lofty buildings is an equally huge and brightly lit signboard of a running man. This is the landmark spot called Glico Man of Osaka.
Opening the door to this cafe was like opening the wardrobe in "The Chronicles of Narnia". It led us to a different world altogether - one that is charming, magical and redolent with the aroma of roasted coffee beans.
Soemoncho is a foodie's paradise, there are a lot of options to try. We tried Salmon and Avocado salad, Japanese Omelette, Curry and rice, Ichiran Ramen and much more in these streets. This is where we found about Kotodama, a wonderful Japanese belief!
Japan, the land of the rising sun, had a mystic appeal to us. But the major reason we wanted to visit the country was because Dileep, my husband, is a huge Anime fan. He grew up following Naruto, Death Note, One Piece, Inu Yasha, Pokemon, Beyblade, Digimon, Studio Ghibli movies, Dragonball and One Punch Man... Continue Reading →