Thursday, August 25, 2011

Behind the Rising Sun.


Whilst waiting for a greatly anticipated epic voyage back to the country of my ancestors, I decided to check out a few videos on youtube. You know, cuz thats how I keep in touch with my culture nowadays.

On the brighter side of things, Tokyo Zeplin deals with a wide spectrum of cultural issues which are seldom touched or talked about. Japan certainly has a very stereotyped image providing ground for rampant prejudices, but behind the Geishas and the bustling streets of Shinjuku lies another culture, one that has imminent problems with underpopulation, loneliness, weird sex, gaijin racism and soaplands. wtf is a Soapland? well click here to find out!

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