Posts Tagged ‘Photos’

Muji’s 2008 advent calendar

Muji has released a quite enormous advent calendar this year. I don’t think there’s enough room on my desk at work for this little beautie:

Each day has its own drawer, containing a piece of the treasure of the Sierra Madre. The 19th contains what appears to be a lozenge of pure gold, as you can [...]

Meiji Jingu’s 50th Anniversary Bash

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Meiji Jingu’s reconstruction the monks with the funk decided to go mental with an enormous lantern display near Harajuku station:

Everyone was desperately trying to take some decent photos:

The flower arranging displays on offer inside the shrine itself were rather lame by comparison:

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What’s your cereal number?

In an effort to boost Miyagi prefecture’s renown as a rice-producing area the city of Tome has introduced rice-shaped licence plates for motorcycles:

In a similar move, it is rumoured that Setagaya ward in Tokyo will issue a limited number of licence plates in honour of one of its most famous “products” - Aki Hoshino:

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