Tokyo

Tokyo Police Use Ninja Skills to End 8-Hour Standoff
We can’t definitively report that the Tokyo Police employ actual ninjas per se - but, this did happen in the capital of Ninja Land, and it does shows two undeniably badass Tokyo cops rappelling from the roof and bursting into a 14th-floor high-rise apartment.
TokyoStreetView: Gifu Shirakawa-Go, Ogimachi; Winter Part I (4K VIDEO)
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, Shirakawa-Go is one of the hottest tourist spots in Japan, and definite mus-see. Located in the remote mountains of Gifu prefecture, Shirakawa-Go is famous for its traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses with some as old as 250 years.
Cloudy Yokohama Time Lapse is Visual Romance (VIDEO)
The video was shot on an overcast, cloudy day, but it gives Yokohama a certain ambiance, a certain something...just feels like romance. Mysterious Tokyo photographer darwinfish105, we really, really like you.

Reno J. Tibke - February 02, 2015

 SCENE IN TOKYO: Squid Snacks in Shinjuku!
Japanese food is pretty great, but when it comes to the epic range of water-dwelling animals that are consumed and their methods of preparation, non-Japanese can quickly come to the realization that, beyond novelty and stunt-eating for fun, things can get a little bit goofy, if not unsettling.

TokyoStreetView - February 02, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Ueno Park Part II (4K VIDEO)
Massive...this is how we could best describe the sheer size (534,000m2) and the many attractions to be found in this park. Established in 1873, Ueno Park is among Japan’s first public parks and home to several major museums, a number of temples, and even a zoo!

TokyoStreetView - January 26, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Ueno Park Part I (4K VIDEO)
Massive...this is how we could best describe the sheer size (534,000m2) and the many attractions to be found in this park. Established in 1873, Ueno Park is among Japan’s first public parks and home to several major museums, a number of temples, and even a zoo!
Tokyo & Osaka Street Shots: Sony AX100 4K Handycam Stills Edition (Collection 5; Set #4)
This Street Shots installment ties in with our recently completed review of Sony's first consumer-grade 4K Handycam. You might be surprised how well a video camera shoots stills as sort of a side feature.
TokyoStreetView: Fake Food and Supplies at Kappabashi-Dori (4K VIDEO)
Have you ever wondered where most Japanese restaurants in Tokyo are purchasing those mouth-watering, but fake, sushi and ramen? Well stop wondering, they were probably purchased in one of the many specialized stores in Kappabashi-Dori!

Editor - January 14, 2015

Tokyo Skyline Pentax Time Lapse (VIDEO)
YouTuber moeru maruyama's work is quite different from most of darwinfish105’s in that, while it is time lapsed, it’s not tilt-shifted, and the music is much more minimal - but it’s just as beautiful and awe-inspiring.
TokyoStreetView: Japanese Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani (4K VIDEO)
Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, known for its many onsen (hot spring baths), is located in the Yokoyu Valley in Nagano Prefecture. Like the humans that come to bathe, there is a large population of Japanese Macaques (snow monkeys) that also frequent the hot springs.

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