Plastic umbrella プラスチック傘
Plastic umbrella is the common umbrella in Japan.
The shape of the umbrella is same as others, but it is cheaper and transparence. You can buy it only about $5. Of Course, there are ordinary umbrella in Japan, but many people use the plastic one.
There is the reason why plastic umbrella is common in Japan. That is because of the high population density. By using transparence plastic umbrella, people can see the road situations and also enjoy the scenery
The strength of the plastic umbrella is virtually the same as ordinary one, so if you suddenly start raining in Japan, it is good to buy a plastic umbrella at the convenience stores.