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On Masculine Beauty

As a post-Baby Boom American child, my first images and impressions of Japanese men were the threatening, aggressive images from WWII.  As I grew into a young adult, they were replaced by the iconic ancient paintings of Samurai I saw in … Continue reading

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I Go To the Place and Put Out a Fire

Or…What Are People Wearing in Tokyo? I saw a little boy wearing a t-shirt with a big cartoon picture of a fire truck.  Just in case the type of vehicle is unclear, or to up the “cool” factor with some … Continue reading

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