New Year in Japan -2017 ver.

Around the New Year’s Day is a good time to visit Japan. Japanese people become most religious this time of the year. Many people go to shrines or temples to communicate with god/buddha: people thank for all the blessings of the past year and wish […]

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Western Style District in Yokohama

A port city, Yokohama has one of the largest China town in Japan. But that’s not the only multicultural aspect of the city. There is a district called Yamate that preserves western style houses. I know foreign tourists won’t be really interested in this info. […]

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A Redeveloped Area: Futakotamagawa

If you go across the river called Tamagawa, it’s already Kanagawa Pref., so the left side, Futakotamagawa, is the most southern part of Tokyo. I’m very familiar to this area because I’ve visited here when I visit my grandparent in my childhood. They live at one […]

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Kanazawa&Toyama Trip

*Photos on this page are taken by a QuickSnap Camera. The other weekend, I visited again Toyama for joining a concert. It was my fourth time in Toyama this year including business trip…   We took a local railway called Johana Line from Shin Takaoka […]

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Tokyo Captured by a QuickSnap Camera

 A QuickSnap Camera (single-use camera) from Fujifilm is popular again among young people in nowadays Japan. A completely analog camera with no zoom lens nor LCD monitor… its revival is difficult to believe in this digitally advanced society but once I looked through all the […]

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Publication info.: New Japan Photo 2

My photo taken during my trip to San Francisco joined a catalogue called New Japan Photo 2 published by Einstein Studio. I hope the book travels many places and meets lots of readers. Dear readers, if you liked my photo, contact me or follow this […]

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Owara Kaze No Bon Festival

Every year from the first to third day of September, a festival called Owara Kaze no bon is held in Toyama. Exists several explanations for the name of the festival but one is “a break  due to strong wind or typhoon.” All the people of […]

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North of Toyama City Central

Contrary to the southern part of Toyama City central, the north part has some paths with historical buildings or nice sake breweries.   If there is a ball underneath the roof of a building… It’s a sign that a new sake is ready… The ball […]

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