Tag Archives: Japan
Japan’s largest banking group says ‘Go home and procreate’. Taking the government directive to boost the population seriously, management at Mitsubishi UFJ sent staff an email telling them to go home at 5:10pm rather than the usual 7pm. The idea … Continue reading
Having been in Japan for a year it was interesting to find a Yoshinoya in Sydney, on Oxford street. Apparently it has been there for a years, and I never noticed. Inside it didn’t quite feel like a Japan Yoshinoya, … Continue reading
Tokyo Institute of Technology at sunset with a nice fan of clouds.
Looking across the platform at Shinjuku station, from a train on the Chūō-Sōbu Line to a packed train on the Yamanote Line.
Looking back through the photos I have taken in Tokyo I found this one of a train covered in iPod advertisements. Not just the outside, but also all the ads inside. Being the major transportation form in Tokyo, about 70% … Continue reading
It is interesting the peculiarities of shops in different parts of the world. In Japan they play music at you when they are going to close, you get about 15 minutes warning. And quite often they will play Auld Lang … Continue reading
This train is only medium full, I have been on much more crowed trains in Tokyo, where you can’t move. The interesting thing about this shot is the advertisement for boxer briefs in multiple colours and patterns. In Tokyo you … Continue reading
On new years eve we went and queued up at Sensoji temple in Asakusa. It is custom for Japanese to visit a temple to pray on the first day of the new year. And we though it would be interesting … Continue reading