Japan Archive

Oct
12
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Joestu tetrapods

The Dogs and Demons of Joetsu

The small coastal city of Joetsu on Japan’s north coast highlights some of the problems facing modern Japan.

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Oct
06
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Sunrise lights up Mt Myōkō a dormant volcano that lasted erupted about 6000 years ago.

Adrift on Mt Myōkō, Japan

Earlier this year I tagged along with the Australian/International off-pissed ski team to the slopes of Myokokogen.  Matt chose Myoko because the guidebook gave it four and half snowflakes out of five in the ‘powder’ category.  Also because our plan called for us to go from there to Kyoto and then onto Tokyo and we wanted to make sure our itinerary doubled as a tongue twister.

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Sep
12
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Customers browsing the stalls for fresh seafood at the Tsukiji fish market.

Tsukiji fish market

One out of every five fish caught on planet earth is sold at Tsukiji fish market.  Every day more than 2000 tons of fish pass through the market in Tokyo’s Chūō district.

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Nov
04
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Streetscape

Satoshi Minakawa

Some incredible landscape photography from Japanese photographer Satoshi Minakawa.

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Jun
24
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35532 japan samurai

Samurai Branding 101

In keeping with the last few updates on branding and Identity design I’ve scanned in some excerpts from this book of Japanese family crests and heraldry.

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