Hey, it’s 2-Channel’s Mona in Akihabara!
Gawker Media has just launched a new blog dedicated to travel, Gridskipper, which I’m really liking. Here’s a link to the Tokyo related posts.
A shot of Cat Street in Harajuku.
Had a short outing today, late in the afternoon. Started out in Harajuku by checking out the Devilrobots exhibition at Laforet (in the Lapnet Ship gallery space). The main thing to see here is a wall covered with 112 boxes that you open individually to see illustrations and tiny figures. It’s quite nice, if you’re […]
Damn. I’m in Ginza right now (writing this at the Apple Store), and wasn’t able to see this month‘s GGG exhibition, missing it by two days. I got there and could see them working on next month’s show, ANOTHER SIDE OF AYAO YAMANA, 1720s-70s, starting December 1. While I’m here, I think I’m finally going […]
Jesper posts a great photo essay of his recent visit to Tokyo over at the TSiG blog.
Headed out early today to get to Shibuya with Yuko. She has some things she needs to do all day at the Tokyo University Komaba campus, so I tagged along until Shibuya, and am spending the afternoon in the area. I started off with Tower Records, where I finally picked up the first issue of […]
This week’s issue of city guide METROPOLIS has quite a few interesting articles in it, which I’ll rundown in one post instead of multiple entries. After a week, look in their sidebar archives for issue 553. The cover feature is a short story — “Watercolors,” taken from his DARK WATER collection — by RINGU author […]
I headed out late in the afternoon with Jesper to Ginza, where we started at the Ginza Graphic Gallery and the Sugiura Kohei exhibition. I can’t say that I was overly excited by it, but there were some striking cover designs that showed a very strong sense of graphic continuity. Following this, we quickly stopped […]
Chad has just posted a bunch of pics he took while he was living in Nakameguro. A document of everyday surroundings.