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Halloween in Tokyo

November 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Title says it all. Definitely would be fun to celebrate Halloween in Tokyo!

Really love the effort and energy. Fun Halloween costumes and celebration in Tokyo.

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Tags: Autumn · City · Holiday · People

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Japan

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Yes, the ALS ice bucket challenge is global. Check out Momoiro Clover Z doing the challenge. Pretty cool.

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Tags: Fashion & Trend · People

Life of a Hostess in Japan

May 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Meet the Japanese women who work as a hostess in men’s clubs.

Flirt with me from GlobalPost on Vimeo.
Originally seen here at GlobalPost.com: Meet the beautiful, melancholy women paid to flirt in Japan - worth the short read.

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Tags: Culture · Nightlife & Clubs · People

Japanese Love Industry from Vice

October 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Vice.com has an interesting post + video on the sex trade in Japan. Worth a look:

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Tags: Culture · Fashion & Trend · People

Japanese are Terrible: Setsubun

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Ah the annual bean-throwing ceremony, Setsubun. Also known as “let’s scare these young children who have no idea what this even means until they cry uncontrollably” ceremony.

Thanks Sandrajapandra!

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Tags: Culture · Holiday · People · Spring

AKB48’s Minegishi Minami Apology

February 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Maybe the most popular JP video at the moment. Sadly, for all the wrong reasons.

Catch up on how this video came to be with the incidents leading up to it at SGCafe.com.
Then read the editorial at JapanTimes.

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Tags: News & Politics · People

On Takeshita Street in Harajuku

January 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Normally we try not to make a habit of posting 15 minute videos here cuz who wants to watch a 15 minute video in-between spreadsheets and powerpoints… but this one is worth watching for a few minutes.
You get a good feel for a walk down Takeshita Street.

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Tags: City · People · Travel & Places

Beatbox Girl

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Aibo is pretty remarkable… but I’m more curious how she got started doing this.

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Tags: Live Performance · Music & Dance · People

Japan in Slow Motion

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

You may recall this earlier video by Trey Ratcliff, which is excellent. Here’s a condensed version that kinda nails it. Although those bathing monkeys are still kinda creepy.

Dig that night shot of Kiyomizudera in the final frame.

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Tags: City · Culture · People

Tokyo in 6000 Photos

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is yet another amazing city video that captures many areas of Tokyo but using only photographs! Over 6000 photos to be precise. Really conveys the kinetic energy of the city.

(Thanks to JapanSugoi.com for the heads up!)

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Tags: City · People