This is probably the most 90’s mash-up ever

If you weren’t there, you wouldn’t get it, but for reference, this is a bit like taking if Smells Like Teen Spirit had been the theme tune to Friends. That’s how 90’s it is :-)

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Kanda Matsuri festival – the videos

A few videos I (and my friend) took from the recent Kanda Matsuri festival.

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Photos of Japan: The people of Kanda Matsuri

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A few photographs of some of the people taking part in the bi-annual Kanda Matsuri festival, generally regarded as one of Tokyo’s three big festivals.

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WTF Japan? Commercial #10 – So, that girl from The Ring has been re-purposed as a bug spray…

Yep:

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Meet Senri Kawaguchi, the Japanese teen drumming whiz

Put very briefly, there is no way that you should be in junior high school and be this good at, well, anything, really.

Senri Kawaguchi¬†has¬†already spent years performing drum feats that make professional musicians’ jaws drop wide open.

Like this:

Of course, this being Japan, there are more like her. Except smaller:

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Photos of Japan: Hase-dera temple #2

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A second round of pictures from the Hase-dera temple at Kamakura.

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Photos of Japan: Hase-dera temple #1

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First set of pictures from the equally stunning and serene Hase-dera temple in Kamakura.

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