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Tokyo Rising

Tokyo faces a new reality after the tragedy of 3/11. While persistent challenges still lay ahead, the city’s creative class is hell-bent on making sure that their hometown thrives. Innovative and resilient, they are defining the future of Tokyo on their own terms. We put our boots on and went exploring.
Tokyo Rising: Part 2 - Tokyo: Under and Above Ground
Tokyo Rising: Part 3 - Art in Flux
Tokyo Rising: Part 4 - The Remix Culture
Tokyo Rising: Part 5 - Trippple Nippples Show
Tokyo Rising: Trailer
Chim↑Pom, the six person Tokyo art collective, shared the story behind their 2006 piece Super Rats. In this clip the group explains how they transformed the mutated, rat poison-immune rodents of Center-gai in Shibuya into taxidermied versions of the popular anime character Pikachu from Pokémon.
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