Behold, Japan’s Second-Hand Booze Store

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Liquor Off will buy all of those bottles of cotton candy vodka and wild cherry rum that even in your darkest moments couldn’t be opened.

The Valley of Dolls

Well, this one’s weird.

Ayano Tsukimi (64) is living in Nagoro, a village in eastern Iya on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. Not many people are still living there. For those who die or move away, Ayano Tsukimi is making lifesized dolls in their liking and puts them in places that were important to them. The dolls are scattered around the whole valley.

The Great Sandstorm, the First Professional Sumo Wrestler from the Middle East

Becoming Sumo is a profile of Ōsunaarashi (大砂嵐金太郎).

Directed and Produced by Salazar

Not For Claustrophobic Commuters

Tokyo Compression by Michael Wolf

Way of the (Bamboo) Sword

If two sensei fight in a snowy forest, will they both make it home in time for tea?

Adventures in Snacking

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The many flavors of Japanese Doritos

Dawn to Death – The Dolphins of Taiji

Even Volcanic Islands Are Cute in Japan

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Meet the newly formed “Snoopy Island.”

Volcanoes Are So Hot Right Now

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Another day, another volcano. Japan might even have a new island to add to their territory after an underwater volcanic eruption blasted rock above sea level earlier today. And did you hear about the newly discovered active volcano in West Antarctica? Hot.

Morning Dose of The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors

Keiichi Tanaami (1975)

Vacuum-Packed Love in Japan

Flesh Love is a 2011 series by Haruhiko Kawaguchi (Photographer HAL)

Bosozoku

Japanese Teenage Biker Gang photos by Yoshinaga Masayuki

“Pot Noodle Love”

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With a lack of interest in marital commitment amongst the young, Japan “might eventually perish into extinction.”

Morning Dose of Ketsujiru Juke

A bananas short film by Sawako Kabuki

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ODO YAKUZA TOKYO

Anton Kuster’s photo book resulting from the two years he spent documenting the Yakuza.

Breaking Down The Me-And-You Barrier

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An interview with Nobuyoshi Araki

$21,500

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The price paid at auction by President/CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan Masao “Charlie” Watanabe for Colonel Sanders trademark white suit.

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Prosthetic Pinkies

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A necessary accessory for both Yakuza and ex-Yakuza.

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The 310mph “Floating” bullet train

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Coming to Japan in 2027.

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