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September 19th, 2011 - 10:26 pm § in Asia, Japan

The Mysteries of the Kampu Ferry, Part I: Leaving Japan

Sitting in Hiroshima Station at lunchtime, watching our okonomiyaki cook on the griddle, the sense of constant departure, was palpable and welcome. We needed to be in Korea, and in many ways that was a world away.

April 3rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm § in Japan, Photo Essays

The Frantic, Gruesome Heart of Tsukiji Market

The tuna auction floor of Tsukiji fish market is supposedly tourist-friendly, but we ventured into other areas to capture the behind-the-scenes action.

March 13th, 2011 - 9:04 pm § in Japan

Hiroshima: City of Life

What had once been a nuclear wasteland was now simply Hiroshima, and everywhere you looked were the signs of a living city that wasn’t haunted by its past.

November 16th, 2010 - 12:45 am § in Japan, Photo Essays

The Great Tsukiji Tuna Chase

If you go into the frantic heart of Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market, you get to see so much, including this worker hauling tuna steaks (and heads) out into the daylight.

October 4th, 2010 - 12:42 am § in Japan, Photo Essays

Photo Gallery: Manic Tokyo – Day One

The Manic Americans arrive in Tokyo and begin to explore...

August 16th, 2010 - 11:44 pm § in Japan

You Want to See… Japanese Baseball?

You often hear about how there are two types of baseball fans in America: the die-hards and the casual fans. We expected this to hold true in Tokyo. We were wrong. The rabidity of the fans at the Tokyo Dome proved that we sure as hell weren’t in Kansas City anymore.