Love Japan

In Japanese culture, there is a belief that God is everywhere- in mountains, trees, rocks, even in our sympathy for robots and Hello Kitty toys.

Ryuichi Sakamoto

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Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories

The Master…of Meshi

Midnight Diner Meshi 飯 means food in Japanese. More literally, rice. However the words rice and food are almost interchangeable in meaning in Japan. Meshiya 飯屋 means food shop, or…

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Hokusai, The Movie

All photos are from the movie and attributed to the makers and the movie poster to Imdb. Katsushika Hokusai’s ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) are probably one of the most recognisable series…

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Blossomkitty sitting on a giant black, wooden chair with a padded seat, outside a wooden furniture shop in Takayama, in Japan. She looks very small compared to the chair.

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