Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

The Takeshita-dōri street is the mecca of the manga culture with its fake schoolgirls dressed in pink. February 2012. La rue piétonne Takeshita-dōri est le haut-lieu de la culture manga avec ses fausses écolières en rose bonbon. Février 2012.

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

What is the most amazing thing about Japan is this permanent mix of tradition and modernity. February 2012. Ce qui est le plus étonnant au Japon est ce mélange constant entre tradition et modernité. Février 2012.

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In the Kanda-Myōjin shrine, a bride is ready for the shintoist ceremony. She wears an amazing immaculate white costume. February 2012. Dans le temple de Kanda-Myōjin, une mariée est prête pour la cérémonie shintoïste. Elle porte un étonnant ensemble blanc immaculé. Février 2012.

Kyoto, Japan

In one of the secondary temples of Kiyomizu Dera sanctuary, a young woman takes the pose near the statue of a rabbit. Since rabbits have large litters, Japanese people worship them since they think that they will bring celestial favors on births. February 2012. Dans un des temples secondaires du sanctuaire Kiyomizu Dera, une jeune…

Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan

The Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto is located on top of a mountain. It is surrounded by shops for tourists and pilgrims. February 2012. Le temple de Kiyomizu-dera de Kyoto est haut d’une montagne. Il est cerné par les boutiques pour touristes et pèlerins. Février 2012.

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In Japanese, Teppan Yaki literally means « grilled on an iron plate » et this a type of Japanese cooking that developed in the 1940′. In this restaurant at the top of a Shinjuku tower, the cook prepares Kobe beef for three guests who sit in front of the hob. Kobe beef is known as the best…