06.11.12 by Jeff

Saigo No Shudan

SAIGO NO SHUDAN
Ayumu Arisaka, Mai Oita, and Ren Kohata are known as Saigo No Shudan. Together they are making some of the most unconventional animations I’ve seen. They combine drawings, paintings, cut-outs, toys, you name it. Their work is unpredictable, and totally refreshing. Enjoy several of their videos below!

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16.05.12 by Jeff

Beautiful Japanese Manhole Covers

Beautiful Japanese Manhole Covers
MRSY documents beautifully designed manhole covers all over Japan.

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26.01.12 by Jeff

Matt Leines (in Yokohama)

Artist Matt Leines in Japan
A couple years ago I ran into Matt Leines in Japan and I snapped this photo of him snapping a photo of some happy kids! The other day he sent me this photo out of the blue:

Artist Matt Leines in Japan
You can see his flash going off in my photo so we actually captured the same exact second! For some reason this I find this totally satisfying.

16.01.12 by Jeff

One Week In Japan

One Week In Japan by Mike Matas
“One Week In Japan”, a 3-minute montage of nearly 4,000 photos shot by Mike Matas and his girlfriend as they travelled around Japan.

Watch the video below!

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05.01.12 by Jeff

Mariko Sakaguchi

Photographer Mariko Sakaguchi
A brilliant self-portrait series by Mariko Sakaguchi. Japan.

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05.01.12 by Jeff

Hiroshi Takizawa

Photographer Hiroshi Takizawa
Photos by Hiroshi Takizawa. Japan.

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07.11.11 by Jeff

Senseless Drawing Bot

“Senseless Drawing Bot” created by So Kanno and Takahiro Yamaguchi.

Senseless Drawing Bot by So Kanno and Takahiro Yamaguchi

Watch the video below!

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11.05.11 by Jeff

Itsuko Suzuki

Itsuko Suzuki loves dogs. Tokyo, Japan.

Japanese Illustrator Itsuko Suzuki illustration
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