Tokyo Videos
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Tokyo Videos

Shibuya Faces Part II from eleven23 on Vimeo. Short film shot in Shibuya on November…

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Tokyo.JapanTimes Launch
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Tokyo.JapanTimes Launch

The launch party for the new Tokyo.JapanTimes.co.jp Site was on tonight at Roppongi Hills. Lots…

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Hard Disk failure
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Hard Disk failure

Japan Public Sleeping
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Japan Public Sleeping

Japanese train travelers often find themselves with a 30 minute or longer train ride where…

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Tokyo Snow
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Tokyo Snow

It doesn’t snow in Tokyo very often during the year, maybe once or twice. When…

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Tokyo Weather
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Tokyo Weather

Wonderful weather in Tokyo today. The sun was out, the sky was blue and the…

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Museum Boy
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Museum Boy

I took this shot at the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum in Yokohama. I have more…

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Pachinko Store
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Pachinko Store

Pachinko stores are popular all year round in Japan. At New Year many of the…

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Japanese Portraits, Nigaoe
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Japanese Portraits, Nigaoe

Hand-drawn face portraits (Nigaoe 似顔絵) or charactures are very popular in Japan. You can often…

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A Rilakkuma Christmas
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A Rilakkuma Christmas

Merry Christmas to all the readers of shibuya246. It has been great to talk with…

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Japanese Christmas Eve
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Japanese Christmas Eve

In Japan, Christmas Eve is the main event for many Japanese. You see many workers…

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Gundam Shizuoka
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Gundam Shizuoka

The 1/1 scale Gundam is going to be back on display in Shizuoka this time.…

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Tokyo Midtown Santa Xmas Tree
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Tokyo Midtown Santa Xmas Tree

I went to see the illuminations at Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi, and found this great Santa…

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Japan Festival Food
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Japan Festival Food

There are often mini festivals on in Japan around the station area. This one was…

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Japan Blood Types
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Japan Blood Types

Japan Lost Luggage
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Japan Lost Luggage

CGM Night #6 at Cospa HQ
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CGM Night #6 at Cospa HQ

Hachiko FootBoy
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Hachiko FootBoy

Looks like someone has been playing around with the statue in front of Shibuya station…

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Michael Moore in Shibuya, Tokyo
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Michael Moore in Shibuya, Tokyo

Michael Moore was in Shibuya today filming with what looked like the NHK film crew.…

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Japan Drama Location
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Japan Drama Location

Japan Fire Inspections
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Japan Fire Inspections

After a number of fires at restaurants and small zakkyo (雑居) buildings, the fire inspectors…

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Cosplay Christmas
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Cosplay Christmas

Cosplay comes in many forms in Japan. When you combine Christmas it can either be…

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Japanese Government Blog
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Japanese Government Blog

Looks like the new Japanese Government formed under Hatoyama-san have started a blog on Ameba.…

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Japan Google Popular Searches
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Japan Google Popular Searches

I came across an interesting picture showing a comparison of searches in Japanese on Google…

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View from my window
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View from my window

Japanese Kakeibo (家計簿)
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Japanese Kakeibo (家計簿)

Many Japanese housewives keep a record of the months spending in a book called a…

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