Casio EXILIM FR10 Commercial

Japanese commercial-movie for Casio EX-FR10, a digital camera which separates the lens from the controller. Accessories are provided so that the lens can be placed/attached to various spots; not sure if it’s a new idea but looks interesting.

Retail price is around USD450. I’m looking for a new compact camera, this is a plausible alternative. I’m a bit sceptical with the brand’s image quality though.

Mitsuhiro Oikawa – Who’s That Guy MV

Japanese music video for Who’s That Guy by Mitsuhiro Oikawa, theme song for upcoming film Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider 3, the latest instalment of a pop culture franchise (including TV series, games and toys etc.) which dated back to 1970’s. Oikawa is playing the main protagonist as a masked superhero.

Nanami Sakuraba Hakama Collection

Japanese actress Nanami Sakuraba modelling for Memorial Day’s Hakama Collection by clothing company Maimu [Jp]. If not mistaken Hakama is the lower part (or the outer layer) of the traditional costume worn over the kimono.

Nanami Sakuraba Maimu Hakama Collection

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Attack on Titan live-action movie poster

Poster images for upcoming Japanese movie Attack on Titan, a live-action adaptation from popular manga of the same title. The comic was made into TV anime series in 2013, which was a phenomenal hit. Expectation is high on the live-action film, which is scheduled to release in summer 2015.

The cast include Hiroki Hasegawa, Haruma Miura, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongo, Jun Kunimura, Nanami Sakuraba, Takahiro Miura, Satoru Matsuo, Satomi Ishihara, Pierre Taki, Ayame Misaki, Rina Takeda and Shu Watanabe. Directed by Shinji Higuchi who’s famous for his special effect works.

Hiroki Hasegawa Attack on Titan Shikishima

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Adolfo Farsari vintage Japanese postcards

Photos of Japan in late 19th century, produced by Italian photographer Adolfo Farsari [wiki], who arrived in Japan in 1873 and built a successful commercial photography business. Hat tip to LabaQ [Jp] and Rocketnews [En].

Adolfo Farsari vintage Japanese umbrella maker

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