Tuesday, February 26, 2013

(253) The real thing

On the left, one of the tens (hundreds?) of girls from AKB48 and on the right Saigo Takamori,  tragic hero of the transition from the shogun era to the modern. The girl is holding a sign saying “the real thing”; Saigo-san is holding his dog. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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