Friday, February 2, 2007

Shibuya by Day

Deep in the heart of Tokyo lies Shibuya, a bustling district with a Yoshinoya, shoe store, and a Starbucks. Your typical Tokyo district by day...

shibuya crossing
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...but Ganguro party center at night. Ganguro is a Japanese fasion craze where girls and sometimes guys dye their hair blonde or gray and paint their faces bright orange.

gaggle of ganguro
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Ganguro Japan Lafforgue
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Eric Lafforgue.

But don't think Shibuya is limited to Ganguro hipsters, there's also plenty of good old fashioned weirdos to flash your digital cameras at.

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