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

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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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Tokyo Timelapse HDR Video

High dynamic range imaging is a method of rendering photographs where the light and dark areas are shown in the same detail. While sometimes the HDR effect is odd, HDR photos are nearly always beautiful. The following video of Tokyo … Continue reading

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Tokyo Moves (Video)

This is a great video of the city of Tokyo, produced by Pat Leezy: (H/t Japan Probe)

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Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Japan Two has some wonderful photos of this year’s cherry blossoms in Ueno Park, Tokyo. Here are just a few: Related articles 39 Gorgeous Photos Of Cherry Blossoms In Japan (buzzfeed.com) Cherry blossoms bring cheer to Japan (reuters.com) Sakura Time … Continue reading

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