If you’re studying hiragana, try reading this. Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help.
The shoe in the photo belongs to the owner of this Kyoto barber shop, who was sitting on a stool waiting for his next customer when his doormat caught my eye. Shouldn’t this message be facing the other way? Hmmm……….
Originally posted 2013-05-11 10:06:35.