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Shibuya Videos

Three really nice videos here of the Shibuya area from eleven23 http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5139423&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Shibuya In…

Elevator Manners

It is always good to see workers of large corporations taking the initiative themselves. It looks like at Shibuya station, they decided there was a need for a sign in the elevator and they had to make one themselves. Although it…

Shibuya Streets, Vol. 1

I saw some interesting transportation on the roads today while out and thought it might be worth sharing. I don't know where this guy normally rides, but the terrain of the Shibuya streets is not that rough. There are always lots of…

Street Interview

Lots of people out again this weekend. I passed by this group conducting street interviews for some tv program. It is surprising how many shows get out into the streets and just start filming interviews with random people. Everyone…

Shibuya afternoon

Great weather today and the crowds were out in Shibuya. As well as the many couples, tourists and others, the Hot Pepper mascot was out and about encouraging people to take a copy of the free restaurant guide. There are many popular…

Danny Choo in Shibuya

There is always something interesting going on in Shibuya. Today, I bumped into Danny Choo from http://dannychoo.com who was in Shibuya to do some filming. Many of you will know Danny from his many great videos on YouTube of the…

What’s GREE?

As you can see by these photos, there is a big advertising campaign at Shibuya station for the service called GREE. It is a Japanese based social networking site that allows online users to share information, games and to look after…

Neighborhood Street Signs

Continuing the "Street Walk" series following the building construction photos, I photographed a number of street signs that are quite common in Tokyo. They have a uniquely Japanese feeling to them. When you walk past them everyday they…

Busy Day in Shibuya for Showa no Hi

It was busy out in town today with shoppers everywhere. The official reason for the day off was to celebrate Showa no Hi, for the previous Emperor. The shoppers might have known that and they might not, but it wasn't stopping them from…

Yuzu Potato Chips

I bought a pack of Yuzu Potato chips the other day to try something different. Yuzu is found in Japan although originally came from China. The taste is very similar to a mandarin and may even be a derivative of that fruit. There are…

LABI says “Thanks for dropping in”

If your wallet is anything like mine then you probabaly have a lot of members cards to various places. It would be nice if all of these points could be accomodated on one card with an IC chip. Leaving that aside, LABI, Yamada Denki's…

Golf in Shibuya

Whilst many people are familiar with the driving ranges at Lotte Kasai or Jingu Golf Club, some of the smaller ranges often go unnoticed on the roof-tops of buildings throughout Tokyo. In Shibuya there is a range about 5 minutes walk from…

adidas new store in Shibuya

adidas is about to open its new store in Shibuya next to the 109 store area. As the official opening gets closer the building has been modelled to sport a large adidas logo which changes the landscape of Shibuya. It is one of the…