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last night i finally watched #satoshiKon’s delightfully surreal Paprika. without giving too much away, it is a story of collective dreaming in peril, and fluidity between reality and dreams https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paprika_(2006_film) #animation #japan


OMG, in the Venn diagram of nerdly enthusiasms (robots, otaku, trains, power tools, gardening) this 6-meter tall Japanese creation has to stand supreme at the intersection.

#robot #trains #japan #otaku

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQAB58WoNRk


Listening to @amoaimo.bsky.social [Kaorin] Top 22 Anisong 2014 ~ 「let's save」 ~ (Kaorin #227) #kaorin
https://podcastaddict.com/kaorin/episode/178636019 #2014 #podcast #music #japanimation #anime #jpop #japan


One very important aspect could be emphasised even more clearly in this video: #AI’s driving up #EnergyConsumption

„The #InternationalEnergyAgency estimates that #Datacentres’ total #Electricity consumption could double from 2022 levels to 1,000 TWh (terawatt hours) in 2026, equivalent to the #EnergyDemand of #Japan.“

https://www.theguardian.com/business/article/2024/jun/29/ai-drive-brings-microsofts-green-moonshot-down-to-earth-in-west-london


Male blue spotted #mudskippers battle during breeding season in the Ariake Sea in Ogi, Kyushu, #Japan

Photograph: The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images

@photography
#fish


The health ministry revealed on Friday that there have been dozens more deaths potentially linked to beni kōji red yeast rice supplements sold by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical, in addition to the five that had been previously confirmed. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/06/28/japan/society/kobayashi-pharmaceutical-deaths/ #japan #society #kobayashipharmaceutical #health #pharmaceuticals #koji


👣🧘‍♀️ LOTUS LOVE🪷😇

As rainy season deepens lotus plants emerge from the muddy beds of ponds, reaching above the waters to unfurl giant leaves.
In a few short weeks alien landscapes appear where once there were only bare stretches of water.

In Kyōto 'kanrensetsu' (観蓮節), 'lotus flower viewing', coincides with the culmination of the Gion Matsuri...almost as if the flowers have appeared to welcome the gods of Yasaka-jinja into the city.

#Kyoto #京都 #lotus #ハス # #Japan


Main Cemetery, Manzanar Internment Camp, Independence, California. April 2021 When we give into fear and xenophobia we get places like Manzanar #manzanar #xenophobia #fear #internmentcamp #japan


This train platform in #Japan's Yamaguchi Prefecture has no ticket booth, no entrance or exit.

Why does it exist?

🇯🇵🚉🧵


Listening to @amoaimo.bsky.social [Kaorin] Animes 70 (Kaorin #226) #kaorin
https://podcastaddict.com/kaorin/episode/177506919 #music #japanimation #anime #jpop #japan