Japan: A land of beauty, mystery, and weirdness…
Spring has arrived in this small town outside of Tokyo and its 8,000 cherry trees are greeting the warmer weather with a spectacular show.
Everything is stupid crazy fun in Japan, even the snow!
Japan, you never cease to scare the ever-living shit out of me and I love you for it, you crazy bastards!
Visit Japan. Not only is it home to one of the most batshit modern cultures in the world, but it’s got some gosh-darned beautiful buildings to look at!
Of course Japan can’t do anything normal… they’re JAPAN for chrissakes!
These photos were taken by German-born American photographer Arnold Genthe. In 1908 he spent six month in Japan documenting the daily life of the country and its inhabitants. These photos were taking during the Meiji period just before it was ravaged by wars.
When the A-bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, the heat blast was so great that it burned impressions of those who were unlucky enough to be caught in it into the surrounding concrete and wood. It’s eerie to think that these flash shadows were the last traces of living people.
Two French photographers ask Fukushima residents to return to their old hangouts, abandoned for five years.
There is some serious next-level shit going down over there…