Tokyo: the city that came out of the shadows

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Daido Moriyama has expended their own lives obsessively photographing the dirty stairwells, neon signs and salarymen of Tokyo in gritty black and white. Now, at 77, hes exploding into glorious colouring. Why? One of Daido Moriyamas best-known images is of a stray dog he encountered on a street in Aomori in northern Japan. Taken in […]


Bye bye Zaha, hello fried egg! New designs unveiled for Tokyo Olympic stadium

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Zaha Hadids Tokyo 2020 stadium was proclaimed a national joke then scrapped. Now, its proposed replacements have been disclosed and they look like an egg and a stack of saucers It was compared to everything from a bike helmet to a potty, and allowed to spiraling to nearly doubled its budget, before being unceremoniously scrapped […]


Cat Hoodie With Kangaroo Pouch Lets You Take Your Cat Wherever You Go( Summer Edition)

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Like cats? Like hoodies? Ever thought of blending the two? Then check out the Summer Mewgaroo Hoodie, the most recent must-have garment for cat fans that allows you to carry your feline friend around with you in a kangaroo-like pouch. The quirky concept is designed by Unihabitat, a company from – you guessed it- Japan. […]


6 of Japan’s weirdest junk food creations


Japan is a notoriously weird placeand that makes those of us who love strange things deeply thankful. The cafe have cats, the girls are 2D, and everyone reads manga on the subway. Japan’s food seems strange to Americans because many of their staples aren’t the same as ours: Miso, ramen noodles, natto. But beyond that […]