they should not have freed him
2,000 dollar bird warmer.
Robin the bank
There are so many things to see and experience all over Japan, that it’s hard to know where to start. Japanese photographer S. Morita has decided to keep his eyes glued to the ground in search of the country’s awesomely decorative manhole covers. Japanese municipalities have been designing their own manhole covers since 1985 and Morita has been traveling around the country for years documenting these uniquely beautiful features of the urban landscape.
According to the Japan Society of Manhole Covers (yes, that’s a thing) today there are almost 6000 artistic manhole covers throughout Japan. And according to their latest findings, the largest single category are trees, followed by landscapes, floral designs and birds – all symbols that could, and surely did, boost local appeal.
My friend asked me to walk down the stairs while he filmed me and it was the best decision I made all month.