Amazing art of normal everyday places by manga artist Kiyohiko Azuma.
Archi-Depot, a Japanese museum dedicated to Architecture models will be opening soon!
The idea of it is already fascinating. Like a behind-the-scenes director’s cut for a movie, these models show the building before it’s built.
A real test of a surgeon’s skills. Tiny origami, a mini model of a bug, and sushi so small there’s only a single grain of rice.
This is stuff I love reading about. Japan Railways keeps a train station running so that a high-schooler can continue to take the train to school and back home.
That concern and consideration is just absolutely astounding.
Here’s my last post of 2015 looking back on the year. (Oh crap, I’m late)
So, from anime, aki school to just plain awesome gear, here’s 12 things that got me excited in 2015.
Fair warning, there’s a lot of anime here. School isn’t terribly exciting and gear can get expensive.
Oh man, escape room becomes escape Tokyo!? Real life locations! The Attack on Titan event version sounds awesome too.
I’m slightly claustrophobic. So you might wonder why I would volunteer to have myself locked into a small room with a bunch of strangers. The truth is that I can’t resist a puzzle.
This is an escape room, an immersive puzzle-solving experience that will test your lateral thinking skills and problem-solving, and for the first time in Japan, it’s being offered in English and Chinese.
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Tipping is a custom often debated in the world of customer service. Proponents of the practice believe workers are more motivated to give better service knowing that they will be paid better for doing so, while opponents argue that it shouldn’t be up to the customer to determine how much the employee gets paid.
But whether working for tips or not, if you treat the one serving you with kindness and respect, they are more likely to go out of their way to give you better service. Take, for example, this poster on Twitter, who left a little origami crane with a tip for the hotel cleaning staff, and in return got an even bigger surprise!
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