Wow! I wish I saw more of this in Tokyo ; )
Chiba’s Onjuku remains one of my favorite day trips from Tokyo. Beach is gorgeous, you can rent most anything you need, and the tattooed yankiis are super friendly.
Thanks to Al’s zoom lens, it seems we’re close enough to touch this military-style crew cut guy with large arm tattoo.
Is that a power plant in the distance? Despite being at the edge of an enormous working harbor, Miura Kaigan has relatively clean water and plenty of room for all types of beach goers.
This festival looks like heaven. Gorgeous yakuza tattoos. Who’s going this weekend? (Photo credit).
A deft hand-move opens up the view of the scary shark with mouth open wide. Viewed from chilly Tokyo, it’s an invitation to another reality.
There’s an amazing, always crowded ramen shop in Nakano that always features anime music and workers in tank tops, dark tans, and big tattoos. Blondie is my all-time favorite ramen maker.