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Babyfish

May 14, 2007

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Chirimen-jako, or Shirasu in Japanese or Babyfish if the local name is a bit of a tongue twister for you. They are boiled with salt and dried outside under the sunlight. It is eaten with grated Japanese radish and a few drops of soy sauce and vinegar. Now I’m hungry. It is mentioned also that […]

Japanese Floating Worlds

May 12, 2007

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More on the field of arts, a comprehensive article about Ukiyo-e which are Japanese woodblock prints and paintings is an interesting read that will let you find out that it is what those familiar Japanese artworks you might have seen in and out of Japan are called. The above image is an ukiyo-e by Katsushika […]

Post-apocalyptic Tokyo

May 12, 2007

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Hisaharu Motoda is said to be regarded by many as one of the rising stars in the world of printmaking. See how he depicts post-apocalyptic Tokyo’s central districts of Ginza, Shibuya, and Asakusain in his work called Neo-Ruins:Lithographs of post-apocalyptic Tokyo. I don’t really get why Japanese artists are fond of destroying Japan in their […]

Tofu and Vending Machines

May 12, 2007

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Because I like photos of Japan or of things from Japan here’s some snaps of tofu and soy milk and read how nice it is on your taste buds and for your health. Plus pictures of canned drinks in vending machines of course Japan has almost everything available in vending machines. via Tokyo Daily Photo.