Nihon no Kinyoubi (Japanese Friday) is a weekly feature here at Brizmus Blogs Books inspired by French Friday, which is a weekly feature hosted by Charlotte at the Book on the Hill. Charlotte features French bookish things, and I plan on featuring Japanese bookish things, though I won't limit myself if I find something non-bookish that I think will interest you guys.
This week button voting is going on (Be sure to go vote!), and I'm so excited because that means that in TWO Fridays, I'll have a new exciting button for the feature! Yay!
Anyhow, when I was in Tokyo, I briefly stepped into a book store, and there was something about it that just seemed perfect to me. Maybe it was the calm feel or the hardwood floors or the metal bookcases - I don't know. What I do know is they had a great English book selection and a really cool way of announcing the different sections (like the random bike sitting at the end of the shelves in the sports section - sorry it's blurry).
I also know that, if I lived in Tokyo, I would regularly frequent this book store. I have found that, so far, I love bookstores in Japan because they are so colorful inside - everything is always displayed in an organized, fun, creative way, and the atmosphere is always calm and relaxed yet fun!
I find that the bookstores here are such a NICE change from the bookstores in France.
What appeals to you most about the bookstores you love?