I’ve gone and collected another set of Japan links once again, cause its the future, or at least one piece of it….
Via TokyoMango : Takeshi Kitano ( sometimes credited as ‘Beat’ Takeshi and best known in the West 1995 for his role is the 1996 “Johnny Mnemonic” film adapted from the William Gibson short of the same name), actor/director/TV show host, writes children’s book! His new collection of short stories ‘Boy‘ came out this August.
NeoMarxisme is a Blog with lots of interesting jpop gossip. Marxy is a writer and musician living in Tokyo, Japan.
from Boing Boing very strange “butt biting bug” video
StartDrawing.org a portal for Asia’s artists and drawings. This site was started with the aim of showcasing and sharing drawings from talented artists in Asia, and in the process, promote the joys of drawing.
X-SEED 4000: A Proposed Arcology in Tokyo is 3,123 feet tall with a 6 square- kilometre footprint, and could accommodate five hundred thousand to one million inhabitants.
Ghost Hound. To Quote Jean Snow “Why are you going to want to keep an eye out for the upcoming anime series Ghost Hound? It’s from Production I.G and Masamune Shirow (Ghost in the Shell), and to be directed by Ryutaro Nakamura (Serial Experiments Lain).” Out October 18 2007.
List of English words of Japanese origin. You may already be speaking Japanese (badly). (I know I am. In addition to my awful Cantonese, and borderline English. Gibberish is my mother tongue, with apologies to my Mother.)
Trends in Japan for all your trends in Japan, because it’s the future, or at least one piece of it.