Tag: japan

Jan 4, 2018

Meanwhile in Japan: An Exhibit of Chopstick Sleeve Art Left Behind at Restaurants

Meanwhile in Japan: An Exhibit of Chopstick Sleeve Art Left Behind at Restaurants

There’s no tipping in Japan, so some people leave chopstick sleeve sculptures instead

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Dec 20, 2017

Exploring Japan’s Crazy Awesome Car Tuning Culture

Exploring Japan’s Crazy Awesome Car Tuning Culture

New Zealand drift racer Mad Mike explores Tokyo’s wild car tuning scene in the short doc film, ‘Nihon Nights’

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Dec 5, 2017

This Award-Winning, ‘Ribbon’ Wedding Chapel in Japan is Breathtaking

This Award-Winning, ‘Ribbon’ Wedding Chapel in Japan is Breathtaking

Designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects, the chapel sits on a hill overlooking the Seto Inland Sea

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Oct 16, 2017

Every Year Japanese Art Students Get Together and Make Giant Animals Out of Straw

Every Year Japanese Art Students Get Together and Make Giant Animals Out of Straw

Since 2008, students from the Musashino Art University in Tokyo have come together to make awesome things out of straw

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Oct 3, 2017

Once a Year This Japanese Town Comes Together to Grow Masterpieces With Rice

Once a Year This Japanese Town Comes Together to Grow Masterpieces With Rice

In the village of Inakadate, Japan, elaborate expanses of “rice paddy art” grace the surrounding landscape

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Aug 8, 2017

The Hidden Buddha Surrounded by a Hill of 150,000 Lavenders

The Hidden Buddha Surrounded by a Hill of 150,000 Lavenders

On the outskirts of Sapporo, Japan, you will find a sitting Buddha hidden under a hill of lavender

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Jul 23, 2017

These Two Have Seen Each Other Nearly Every Day for the Past 25 Years

These Two Have Seen Each Other Nearly Every Day for the Past 25 Years

Ever since scuba diver Hiroyuki Arakawa saved Yoriko’s life, the two have become the unlikeliest of friends

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