"It’s the Super Yellow Okumura Rin Special!"
Storyboards by Akira Kurosawa for I Fly, an unfilmed sequence from Dreams.
— Japanese Proverb (via wintercozy)
Not published in LIFE. “Sometimes [Yoko] goes down to the port in Yokohama to watch the ships sail off to the places she only wishes she could go. At sunset, her ‘day’ begins again.”
My favorite one above - he’s farting on a cat = genius.
See if you can get your head around these grammatical tongue-twisters (compiled with help from Tae Kim’s invaluable Japanese grammar guide).
TABETA – I ate.
TABETAKATTA – I wanted to eat.
TABETAKUNATTA – I became wanting to eat.
TABETAKUNAKATTA – I didn’t want to eat.
TABETAKUNAKUNATTA – I became not wanting to eat.
You say “Daisuki” for friends and guys you like, you say “Aishiteru” for a more serious relationship and you say “Koishiteru” to the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. And they follow this rule. That is one of the things I admire about them. They didn’t make “I love you” lose its meaning like us.
With her, we didn’t say love. We say, we miss each other.
Edible DIY japanese sushi candy. Like molecular gastronomy for the fast food masses.