The rainy season has just started in Japan and will not stop until July. In September we also will have the typhoon season, which is far from a nice climatic condition to go on a walk.

Unfortunately, Japanese people really hate rain and probably have an even stronger repulsion for Sun and UV rays. That’s why the umbrella/ Parasol market is the most creative in the world, they always come with new ingenious models to make everyday life easier. You can find an umbrella in all forms and colors even if the most popular model remains the transparent vinyl one. Japanese people like to show their personality through their accessories.

We made for you a little selection of the best umbrella designs on the market.

 

One for Everybody

Dog

Man best friends are treated like prince in Japan so they naturally have their own type of umbrella to go one a rainy walk.

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Child

Baby cannot hold heavy things so how about an inflatable umbrella.

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Mama

Asian hide away from sun as much as they can, but when the moms must take the stroller they get tanned or worst accelerate the aging process of their skin. No more worries with this shoulder umbrella.

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One for Every Situation

As Japan is an Island rain usually means wind they came up with a clever idea to keep your back dry during the storm.

Love

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Smart

The dry-easy one with a reversible closing

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Geek

For dark street when you are searching for your keys in the pouring rain why not try the light saber umbrella

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One for Fun

the Over-Manly

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Is it a gun? Is it a Katana? No! it’s an umbrella!

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the Um-banana

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The traditional one

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