Tag Archives: Japan

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2019 PR Clip

第6回 新千歳空港国際アニメーション映画祭 プロモーションビデオ airport-anifes.jp/ Music: アガサ森田&光こ

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The Fascinatingly Mysterious Origins of the Ainu

TREY the Explainer Hello! This is my first video on Human Diversity and evolution. In this video, I discuss quite a bit about ancient and prehistoric human migration and evolution into East Asian, specifically Japan. I examine the strange and … Continue reading

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An Elaborate Kamidana Shrine Designed by Naohiko Shimoda Wraps an Inner Corner

Architect Naohiko Shimoda’s interpretation of a kamidana—a small altar or “god shelf” that’s part of a tradition to bring Shinto shrines into private spaces—strays from the simple ledges most often found in Japanese homes. Designed with an intricate foundation and … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About Japan’s Iconic Studio Ghibli

How much do you know about the history of Studio Ghibli?   For fans of anime, there’s nothing quite like the works of Studio Ghibli. The small team of animators spends years lovingly crafting each amazing story, bringing to life … Continue reading

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Soothing Indoor Zen Gardens by Yuki Kawae

Nothing says “relaxing” like watching Yuki Kawae rake mesmerizing patterns in sand. (Watch how soothing his process is with his indoor zen gardens.) 🧘‍♂️⏳🧘‍♀️ Permission granted by Yuki Kawae. → FOLLOW Yuki Kawae Website: https://www.yukikawae.com/zengarden Instagram: http://instagram.com/yukikawae YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLGS…

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[Sakamoto, Hisaishi, et. al.] – Common Japanese Chord Progressions

This is a bit of a video “literature review” of modern Japanese music that I like to find out what chord progressions are common in this music. Hopefully you can use them to access the modern Japanese sound in your … Continue reading

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SYSK Selets: How Sushi Works

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Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

This is a sequel to my other video on the food environment in Japan titled “Why is it so easy to be thin in Japan?” Having lived in America and now living in Japan, it’s interesting to see how very … Continue reading

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Yukino Ohmura Uses Stationery Store Stickers to Create Dazzling Nightscapes | Spoon & Tamago

Shinjuku (2019) Ever since discovering the beauty and versatility of stationery store-bought dot stickers in art school, for over 10 years Japanese artist Yukino Ohmura has been using them to create dazzling nightscapes of Tokyo, Osaka and other major Asian … Continue reading

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Thirteen-year-old skateboarder Yumeka Oda was set to represent her country on home soil at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but with this year’s games postponed until next July her dreams of winning gold have also been put on hold. Directed by … Continue reading

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