Tuesday, August 26, 2014

(624) August in Ueno #2

Ueno is part of shitamachi (下町), the old city so music fans have tastes to match: instead of J-Pop people listen more to enka (演歌) ballads. The lady in the poster, Kaori Mizumori /水森かおり whose autograph the gentleman in the picture proudly displays is a singer of this genre.

(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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