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Tanuki says, Be a Good Neighbor

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タヌキさんは仲よくしようと言っています。喧嘩より、どんなかたちでもいいから、愛情のほうがいいと思います。イラストは天才Luis Mendoさんのです。

Why fight over barren islands? Why dream of racial purity and long-gone patriarchy? Why resist the urge to get to know each other?

Another brilliant tanuki poster from Luis Mendo. In a time of rising conflict between Japan and its closest neighbors, tanuki offers his enormous balls as a physical bridge and shared space for international, inter-species, and multi-sexual dancing and frolicking.

It’s time for truth, reconciliation, and love!

Dense planting creates endless layers in small balcony garden

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小さなベランダで、数百枚の植物を飼っていることを信じられない人が多いです。毎週、きれいな植物を買ってこなければなりません。

Many times people cannot believe it when I tell them that I have hundreds of plants on my tiny Tokyo balcony. I guess it’s a “more is more” philosophy, combined with a reluctance to reject attractive plants I buy each week.