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The Original Godzilla Would Have a Very Hard Time Trying to Stomp Around Modern Tokyo

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“Don’t Forget Your Umbrella!”–Old Tokyo Subway Posters

Here are some posters from the Tokyo subway that were in use between 1976 and 1982. The meaning of some of these posters is obvious, while others would give even a Japanese person a pause. I lived in Tokyo during … Continue reading

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“The US Soldier In Japan”, 1957 Army Film

This 1957 film made by the US Army is a real jewel. This does not really present a true picture of the US military in Japan during that era. My father came to Japan while on R & R from … Continue reading

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What The Stars Would Look Like Above Tokyo, Shanghai, And Hong Kong, If You Could Actually See Them

And trust me, you can’t. Not very clearly, anyways. These are the work of French photographer Thierry Cohen. He took photos of famous cities and combined them with photos of the night sky taken at the same latitude, but at … Continue reading

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