5 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Obsessed With Japan

If, like us, you’re a little bit obsessed with Japan, you’ll know that there’s no such thing as following too many Japan — focused Instagram accounts. With this in mind, we’ve gathered together 5 of our favourites. Give them a stalk and give them a follow!

1.hirozzzz

A freelance photographer based in Tokyo, Hiroaki Fukuda’s Instagram documents his experience of Japan, as well as other adventures across the globe. Hiro’s Instagram features photos on traditional surroundings, nature, urban landmarks and unique private moments.

Photo Credit: Instagram / @Hiroaki Fukuda
Photo Credit: Instagram / @Hiroaki Fukuda
Photo Credit: Instagram / @Hiroaki Fukuda

2. japanawaits

Collated by a Japanese tour operator, this account gives a great insight into the varied opportunities and experiences available in Japan.

Photo Credit: Instagram / @Japan Awaits
Photo Credit: Instagram / @Japan Awaits
Photo Credit: Instagram / @Japan Awaits

3. tokyofashion

Just like the Instagram name suggests, Tokyo Fashion covers all things related to Japanese street style fashion sub-cultures. Anyone who’s obsessed with Japan knows of the eccentric Harajuku style of fashion and this channel does not disappoint

Photo Credit: Instagram / @Tokyo Fashion
Photo Credit: Instagram / @Tokyo Fashion
Photo Credit: Instagram / @Tokyo Fashion

4. tatsu.photography

An incredible photographer whose effective use of lighting creates a moodier, more edgy vision of Japan, it’d be a surprise if you weren’t booking flights immediately following a browse of his account. But then again to be fair all these IG accounts make you want to start your next Japan travel adventure.

Photo Credit: @Tatsu / Tokyo
Photo Credit: @Tatsu / Tokyo
Photo Credit: @Tatsu / Tokyo

5. visitjpn

The official account of a Japanese language school, you’ll find everything from shots of busy cityscapes to tranquil moments in rural Japan. Not a bad account to follow if you’re looking to get inspired to keep practising your kanji when procrastinating on Instagram. Seeing @visitjpn on your Instagram feed will surely remind you!

Photo Credit: Instagram / @visit Japan
Photo Credit: Instagram / @visit Japan
Photo Credit: Instagram / @visit Japan

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Originally published at www.japannakama.co.uk on August 7, 2020.

Japan Nakama are a London based online publication that investigates and explores all aspects of Japanese Culture.

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