Tania Coke, dancer in the dace duo TARINAINANIKA that is based in Tokyo
Harada Mariru is one of the "Nakano Fujoshi Sisters" idol band. She was named Race Queen of the Year in 2006, but in her room you won't find fashion makeup and designer shoes. In their place are 13,000 manga (enough to earn her the title "manga sommelier"), 1,000 limited edition anime DVDs, and 7,000 videogames, including dating simulator games of the sort popular among lonely men. "I have given up on the three-dimensional world," says the model, singer and tarento. "I try to look normal when I go outside, but that's the extent of it."
Hotaru in a room of the Geisha theater in Atami. Atami is about 1,5 hours by train from Tokyo and is concidered the second big geisha place after Kyoto. It is a popular hot-spring resort. The geisha theater belongs to the local geisha association and lots of tourists go there to enjoy the geishas dancing - ATAMI- JAPAN.
Nigo - a famous Japanese fashion designer and founder of the fashion label "Bathing Ape" - in his house with some items of his private collection
Italian performance artist Reverie, performing in front of a painting during the "Botticelli and His Time" exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
Japanese artist Hajime Sorayama in his studio, surrounded by the original design of ibot, his drawings and KAWS x Hajime Sorayama Collaboration - "No Future Companion" silver figure (left) and Mickey (Right)
Kentaro Suyama, dancer in the dace duo TARINAINANIKA that is based in Tokyo
Japanese author Haruki Murakami inside the building of Sunny Hills, a confectionery shop in Aoyama which was designed by the Japanese architect Kuma Kengo. Tokyo, Japan
Quentin Mackay, designer of Samsonite
Haruna Terahori, accordion repairer and martial artist, in the inner garden of Shisheikan, martial arts hall of Meijijingou shrine in Tokyo.
"Laid Back Swing" fashion label designers Sawaguchi Tetuya and Taku Kosuge
Patrice Julien at his house.
Fredrik Ljungberg in the Japanese football team SHIMIZU S-PULSE in Shizuoka, Japan
Butoh Dancer Taketeru Kudo
Keigo Oyamada is a Japanese recording artist and producer better known by his stage name Cornelius
Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director during a talk at a Tokyo cinema-studies college.
Towa Tei, a famous Japanese musician, backstage of AGEHA, one of the biggest clubs of Tokyo.
Atsuro Watabe, a famous Japanese actor.
Ashley Rawlings, director of the Tokyo "Blum and Poe" gallery.
Allina during a "lost in the translation" moment in Shinjuku
Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano between two of his paintings in his studio in Tokyo
Satomi, a Japanese photographer, inside agallery building in Aoyama.
Yoshiyuki Ogata, fashion designer in front of his shop in Harajuku, Tokyo
Japanese photographer, famous for his sea-scapes and the realistic portraits of wax statues of famous people. He is based in New York.
Seiko at Sensoo-ji shrine in Asakusa. She is the top geisha in Asakusa district of Tokyo and she works in a geisha restaurant there
Kondo-san, an automobile engineer that has worked for a Chinese company for 10 years after his reitrement, in his house in Nagano.
Kondo-san in the living-room of his traditional Japanese house, with documents related to his work.
Worker bending an iron plate at Tsuneishi Iron Works, a part of Tsuneishi Holdings that prepares ship pieces that will be used at Tsuneishi shipbuilding. Complicated shapes of the iron plates can not be created by machines so workers have to work on each piece for up to 15 hours to give it the right shape. Because of the very high summer temperatures at the factory he has removed the safety helmet that all workers are required to wear at all times.
Yuki (22). He works as a salesman in an accessory shop of department store Laforet in Harajuku, Tokyo.
Ben and Winnie came from Singapore to Tokyo for a pre-wedding trip and enjoyed the sudden snowfall, an experience they cannot have in their country.