Tokyo’s Harajuku district is the place to see the latest street fashions on the city’s hipsters. It’s a crowded urban scene where Louis Vuitton mixes with cosplay geeks. Do you know what Harajuku means? “Meadow lodging.” Yah, meadow lodging. Pretty bucolic, huh? Sawako Chang, co-curator of “Hokusai’s Summit: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” shows us what Harajuku looked like in Katsushika Hokusai’s day. Take a look, and the name will make sense.
Here it is in Nihongo!