A Russian tank manufacturer has unveiled a new tram design that it plans to start mass-producing in 2015. These beautiful pieces of engineering will hold 190 to 270 passengers and will be able to traverse on even the older, worn out Russian tram tracks.
Where will you watch the fireworks tomorrow? Kiyochika depicted spectators watching fireworks over Tokyo’s Ryōgoku Bridge. A fruit vendor peddles “water sweets” at this popular summer attraction.
See more of Kiyochika’s evening scenes in Master of the Night, on view through July 27.
Studio Ghibli Clock Shiodome Tokyo by sculptor Shachimaru Kunio
The clock was built by sculptor Shachimaru Kunio who also built the giant Laputa robot on the rooftop of the Ghibli museum. Miyazaki said that he wanted to make something that would be loved by future generations that would last beyond his animated characters.
I arrived at 1 and unfortunately it didn’t go off again until 3! it was pretty tricky finding this thing and there aren’t a lot of shops around it just a lot of high-rise buildings and the NHK headquarters.