Japan

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An Inside Look at the Japanese Yakuza

Belgian photographer Anton Kusters spent two years in the Japanese underground, familiarizing and befriending the Yakuza—Japan's secretive criminal organization. Few foreigners have managed to earn the trust of the secretive…

Japanese Dragon Woodblock Prints

Woodblock printing in Japan, better known as ukiyo-e, is an ancient technique which features contemporary activities as well as mythical imagery, such as dragons, some of which can be seen…
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22 Japanese Dekotora Art Trucks

Dekotora, Japanese for "decoration truck," is a subculture in Japan among truck drivers and teamsters. The drivers trick out their trucks with tons of loud decorations like chrome add-ons, spinners…
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Crazy Photos of Japan Then and Now

Japan underwent one of the most rapid periods of industrialization and urbanization of any country in the modern era.  In the aftermath of World War II, Japan's technological innovations combined…