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

Two School Girls, 1979

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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

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

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 »