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

via, cartoonbrew

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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The Japanese Picnic Differently

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Obviously.

Barbour Made For Japan

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Real. Nice. Jackets.

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God Speed You! Black Emperor

A 1976 documentary by Mitsuo Yanagimachi which follows around the Japanese motorcycle gang The Emperors.

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