Some people think Japan is a strange and different land, that they’ll never understand. Why do the Japanese do what they do? Well, Japan and its people are not so hard to comprehend, once you realize that it’s all about the rules. Once you know them, your time here will be easy peasy, Japaneasy. It’d be my pleasure if you join me in discovering the rules that rule Japan.
赤信号皆で渡れば怖くない – 北野武
Red lights aren’t scary when you’re crossing together – Takeshi Kitano
🗲 Portuguese Ship – By attributed to Kano Domi – Unknown, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=353036
🗲 Tobacco Pouch and Pipe (Metropolitan Museum of Art) – https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/14.40.843a,b/