About To Pounce. Brian Ashcraft4/26/17 4:00am1010EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAbout To Pounce. Yamanouchi-machi, Nagano, Japan. By Ces Chavez. JPGs is a photo peek into wherever gamers might find interesting. If you’re a photographer and have images you want to share, drop us a line!Filed to: jpgs, kotakueast, japan, Brian Ashcraftbashcraft@kotaku.com@Brian_AshcraftOriginally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored four books, including most recently, Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design.