Diamond Route Japan went all in on this gorgeous series of tourism ads. Their living samurai spirit ad taps into the romantic view of Japan depicted in their renowned epic period films.
The "diamond route" is the company's nickname for regional tourism in three prefectures: Fukushima, Tochigi and Ibaraki north of Tokyo. For many outside of Japan, their only association for Fukushima is the nuclear plant damaged in the 2011 tsunami, but that affected area is about 10% of the prefecture. The area is known for its snow and winter sports:
• History. Discover the Living Samurai Spirit (YouTube/ Diamond Route Japan via MeFi)
French illustrator Linda Bouderbala did a fun exercise where she gathered some of her favorite characters from geek and pop culture and organized them by color.
Raising baby corals is a labor-intensive process that requires gathering the babies at the moment the corals spawn in the wild. Scientists compete with fish that feast on the babies, netting the gametes and planulae, then caring for them in a lab until they can be planted on the ocean floor.
Jay Harrison shared this delightful lithophone cover of Vulfpeck’s “It Gets Funkier III” at the Parabola Arts Centre as part of Cheltenham Music Festival.
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