Japanese Photographer Captures Stunningly Gorgeous Photoshoot of Tokyo Station During a Typhoon

Japanese Photographer Captures Stunningly Gorgeous Photoshoot of Tokyo Station During a Typhoon

Japanese photographer ‘7’ tends to focus their lens on some of the beautiful night photography locations available in the Kanagawa and Tokyo area. While the talented photographer’s work features shots that are usually breathtaking enough on their own, this time they were given a surprising natural enhancement by this past weekend’s Typhoon Chan-hom. Continue reading »

Stunning Black & White Photos Of Tokyo In The State Of Emergency During The Rising Of Coronavirus Cases

Stunning Black & White Photos Of Tokyo In The State Of Emergency During The Rising Of Coronavirus Cases
Dai Kurokawa/EPA

As Japan considers lifting state-of-emergency conditions in many regions this week and the country inches towards a gradual return of economic activity, photographer Dai Kurokawa looks at life in the capital. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist’s Striking Illustrations Show Tokyo Overrun By Whales And Giant Flowers

Japanese Artist’s Striking Illustrations Show Tokyo Overrun By Whales And Giant Flowers

“I take scenes which you may see every day, and I aim to create a different world by adding something else.” This is how Japanese illustrator Hiromu。(hiromu-maru) humbly describes his astonishing works which he illustrates in pen and colors in Photoshop. Continue reading »

Italian Photographer Matteo Carella Captures Urban Tokyo In Noir And Neon

Italian Photographer Matteo Carella Captures Urban Tokyo In Noir And Neon

Matteo Carella aka adjacent.future is a self-taught photographer from Torre Annunziata (a town near Naples, Italy) currently based in Milan. He loves capturing Tokyo pictures both in daylight and nightlight scene. Continue reading »

Night And Day: Striking Street Photography In Japan By James Takumi Shyegun

Night And Day: Striking Street Photography In Japan By James Takumi Shyegun

Stunning street scenes by James Takumi Shyegun, a talented photographer, videographer, and model from Tokyo, Japan. Takumi focuses mainly on urban, architecture, and street photography. Continue reading »

Photographer Tatsuo Suzuki Captures Fascinating Black And White Images Of Daily Life In Tokyo

Photographer Tatsuo Suzuki Captures Fascinating Black And White Images Of Daily Life In Tokyo

Tatsuo Suzuki is a Japanese street photographer, living and working in Ota, Tokyo. Using long exposures and intense contrasts to capture the frenetic atmosphere of the Tokyo streets, Suzuki’s work is a prescient homage to our ever-changing urban behaviours. Continue reading »

Photos Of Tokyo In The 1970s Seen Through The Eyes Of A Canadian Who Moved There At The Time

Two School Girls, 1979
Photos Of Tokyo In The 1970s Seen Through The Eyes Of A Canadian Who Moved There At The Time

After arriving in Tokyo in the 1970s for what had to be a short trip, Greg Girard instantly made up his mind to stay there. The photographer got a part-time gig working as an English teacher, giving him plenty of time to explore the city with his camera. Renting a darkroom and making black and white prints, and sending his slide film to a commercial processing lab, his pictures from this period remained largely unseen until The Magenta Foundation put them together into a book called ‘Tokyo-Yokosuka 1976-1983’. Continue reading »

“The Call Of The Void”: Polish Photographer Lukasz Palka Captures Streets Of Tokyo

"The Call Of The Void": Polish Photographer Lukasz Palka Captures Streets Of Tokyo

Polish photographer Lukasz Palka explores his fascination with Tokyo in this series of captures taken from different rooftops all over the city. Continue reading »

American Artist Captured Stunning Monochromatic Photos Of Tokyo Cityscapes At Night

American Artist Captured Stunning Monochromatic Photos Of Tokyo Cityscapes At Night

Austin is a designer, engineer and multimedia artist based in SF, California. He recently finished a series that he developed across a few trips to Tokyo in 2017-2018, where he spent his nights examining the city from above. Continue reading »

Photograher Captures Photos From The Highest Places In Tokyo Show The Beauty Of The City

Photograher Captures Photos From The Highest Places In Tokyo Show The Beauty Of The City

According to Davide Sasso (previously): “My name is Davide Sasso and photography is one of my passions. At the end of last year, I went to Tokyo fulfilling one of my biggest dreams. Continue reading »

Japan 2077: Takaaki Ito Captures Cyberpunk Tokyo In Dark And Moody Neon

Japan 2077: Takaaki Ito Captures Cyberpunk Tokyo In Dark And Moody Neon

Creative street shots by Takaaki Ito a.k.a. @301_2015, a talented photographer, designer, and urban explorer currently based in Tokyo, Japan. Takaaki focuses mainly on urban and street photography. He is fascinated by cyberpunk, neon, chillout, lights and shadows. Continue reading »

Futuristic Images Of Tokyo Which Trapped Two Photographers

Futuristic Images Of Tokyo Which Trapped Two Photographers

Damjan Cvetkov Dimitrov and Nina Geometrieva spent a few days in the bustling metropolis of Tokyo. Their first stay was the Nakagin Tower, a capsule hotel based on compact minimalism where the exterior perfectly matches the interior. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Cherry Blossom Path “Suddenly Appearing” In The Middle Of Tokyo

Photographer Captures Cherry Blossom Path “Suddenly Appearing” In The Middle Of Tokyo

The end of March and beginning of April was one of the most eventful few days in recent memory here in the Tokyo area. Not only was April 1st the beginning of a new fiscal year and a new school year (not to mention April Fool’s Day), it was also the day that the government announced the name of its new era, the Reiwa Era. Continue reading »

New Cyberpunk Maid Cafe Opens In Akihabara, Tokyo

New Cyberpunk Maid Cafe Opens In Akihabara, Tokyo

Japanese maids in thigh-high stockings are ready to take you to the year 2045. With so many maid cafes in Tokyo it can be hard to pick just one to visit if you’re pressed for time and on a tight itinerary.

Now, though, the choice is easy, as Japan’s most popular maid cafe, Akiba Zettai Ryoiki, has just opened their fourth branch in Akihabara, and this one boasts a cyberpunk-kawaii fusion theme that combines the world of maids with the future. Continue reading »

“Tokyo Dream Distance”: Photographer Davide Sasso Captures Surreal Photos Of Tokyo In Dark Neon

"Tokyo Dream Distance": Photographer Davide Sasso Captures Surreal Photos Of Tokyo In Dark Neon

According to Davide Sasso (previously): “I’m Davide Sasso and this is my project titled ‘Tokyo Dream Distance’ where I tried to capture the surreal beauty of Tokyo at night with my camera.

Visiting Japan has been a dream of mine since I was a child and I finally managed to fulfill it recently. I’ve spent about two weeks in Tokyo, but I wish it had been more than that. I visited the main districts and took pictures there. I photographed mainly at night when all the lights come on in the city. I particularly enjoy the rainy days when the lights reflect and create wonderful colors. Continue reading »

Cyberpunk And Futuristic Street Photography By Yuto Yamada

Cyberpunk And Futuristic Street Photography By Yuto Yamada

Stunning street photos by Yuto Yamada, a talented photographer, and graphic designer who was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Yuto focuses mainly on street and urban photography. He shoots a lot of cityscapes, abandoned structures, landscapes, and portraits. Continue reading »

Tokyo Was Made For Giant Monsters, Giant Girls And Camera Tricks

Tokyo Was Made For Giant Monsters, Giant Girls And Camera Tricks

For decades, Tokyo has been a battlefield. Huge monsters and heroes duke it out, crushing cars like bugs and destroying buildings like they were made of toy blocks. But it’s not only miniature models that make Tokyo perfect for monsters. Camera tricks do the job, too. Continue reading »

Watercolor Illustrations Depicting Night Streets Of Tokyo By Mateusz Urbanowicz

Watercolor Illustrations Depicting Night Streets Of Tokyo By Mateusz Urbanowicz

Mateusz Urbanowicz, also known as Matto, is a Polish artist and illustrator currently based in Tokyo. He originally moved to Japan to study animation and comics and he landed himself a gig at Tokyo-based animation film studio CoMix Wave. His latest project is ‘Tokyo at Night’, a series of 10 watercolors illustrating the backstreets of Tokyo at night. The 10 illustrations were created along a path from Kudanshita that goes through the neighborhood of Kagurazaka and ends at Waseda. Continue reading »

Incredible Photos From The Inside Of The New Digital Art Museum In Tokyo

Incredible Photos From The Inside Of The New Digital Art Museum In Tokyo
Franck Robichon/EPA/EFE

These incredible photos show what it looks like inside a groundbreaking new digital art museum in Japan. A trip to the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless in Tokyo, which opened last week, can make you feel like they you are dreaming and aims to fully immerse visitors in the art. Continue reading »

Tokyo Lights Up At Night In New Glow-In-The-Dark Furoshiki Scarf

Tokyo Lights Up At Night In New Glow-In-The-Dark Furoshiki Scarf

Featuring a special soft touch glow-in-the-dark paint, the design by Hannah Waldron captures the Japanese megalopolis’s towering architecture in a contemporary, slightly abstracted design. Mount Fuji and a star-spangled sky watch over the city on a background of cerulean blue, accented with red and white. Throughout the day, the glow-in-the-dark paint absorbs ambient light, and at night the city’s windows light up. Continue reading »

“Discover Tokyo”: Stunning Candid Street Photos Of Tokyo By RK

"Discover Tokyo": Stunning Candid Street Photos Of Tokyo By RK

RK is a talented self-taught photographer, iphoneographer, graphic designer and DJ currently based in Tokyo, Japan. RK started photography four years ago, capturing his photos with his iPhone, from the shot to the editing. He shoots amazing street photography, capturing amazing portraits of people immersed in their environment. Continue reading »

From Tokyo To Paris: 4 Continents, 4 Cities, 300 Objects

From Tokyo To Paris: 4 Continents, 4 Cities, 300 Objects

A city is made of many things.

When you dream of Paris you think croissants, good wine and the Moulin Rouge. When you fantasise Tokyo you visualise sushi, technology and paper lanterns. Photographic Poster Artist, Jordan Bolton based in Manchester, England, has done just that and designed for Expedia Canada, four unique posters depicting four iconic cities: San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Paris and Tokyo. Continue reading »

Bewitching Photos Of Late-Night Tokyo That Look Like A Movie

Bewitching Photos Of Late-Night Tokyo That Look Like A Movie

These photos by Masashi Wakui capture the color and mood of late-night Tokyo. As the “witching hour” approaches around 11 or 12 pm, the Tokyo begins to transform. The city sorts itself between those who plan to stay in the city all night and those who must go home. The last train leaves at 12:30 pm, after which Tokyo becomes a lonely island of neon lights and cinematic moments. Continue reading »

A Meditative Photo Series Shows Tokyo’s Loneliest Moments

A Meditative Photo Series Shows Tokyo’s Loneliest Moments

Yota Yoshida’s contemplative images are far from what you’d expect from the most populous metropolitan area in the world. A street photographer hailing from Tokyo, takes ideas of time and temporality to metaphysical heights in his new photographic series, ‘from somewhere, to elsewhere.’ Continue reading »

Adult Swaddling Therapy Hits Tokyo

Adult Swaddling Therapy Hits Tokyo
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Participants perform Otonamaki, which translates as “adult wrapping”, a new form of therapy where people are wrapped in large swaddling cloth to alleviate posture problems and stiffness, at a session in Asaka, Saitama prefecture, Japan. Continue reading »