Through The Gates. Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan. By Michael Shaffer.
The proprietors of four video game bars have been arrested for allegedly violating Japanese copyright law. According to Yomiuri Shimbun, these arrests are being called the first of their kind in Japan.
In the past few years, there has been a capsule hotel revival in Japan. Th lodgings are more plush and comfortable than ever. One new chain is offering more than slick interiors- it has free beer on tap.
One of the most beautiful spots in Japan is the bamboo grove in Kyoto’s Arashiyama. Sadly, tourists have been defacing the natural beauty by carving their names on the stalks.
“We’re just going to play video games, all day?” my nine-year-old asks. “Pretty much,” I reply. “I’ll have to talk to people, too, and you should write down what you thought of the game.” Since I don’t work in an office, Bring Your Kid To Work Day doesn’t exist. Instead, I brought him to BitSummit.
Nintendo has a level designer job listing for working on The Legend of Zelda series. The gig is at the company’s Kyoto headquarters.
The Skyline. Kyoto, Japan. By José Arturo Vaca Montante.
Kurama no Hi-Matsuri. Kyoto, Japan. By Marshall M.
Autumn Colors. Kyoto, Japan. By JB Gimena.
Like Peanuts? What about green tea? If you’re in Japan, be sure to visit one of the Snoopy teahouses.
By the Kamo River. Kyoto, Japan. By Tara Bennett.
To celebrate One Piece’s 20th anniversary, Buddhist temple Daikaku-ji in Kyoto is holding a special One Piece exhibition, with mixes the pirate characters with traditional Japanese motifs and art styles.
Gold and Snow. Kyoto, Japan. By Adam Solino.
Philosophers Path. Kyoto, Japan. By Timothy Shill.
Fushimi Inari-taisha. Kyoto, Japan. By Akbar Hussain.