These monuments to eggs, sushi and shrimp can be found at a shrine called Namiyoke Inari Jinja (波除稲荷神社), next to Tsukiji Fish Market. The monuments are dedicated to the eggs and sea creatures that sacrificed their lives so that we could eat them. (Yes, definitely “only in Japan”.)
Here’s the Tamago-zuka (玉子塚) or grave for eggs:
The photo below is the Sushi-zuka (すし塚) and Ebi-zuka (海老 塚) or grave for shrimp:
Read more here (E) and here (J).
It looks like a Japanese passport (thought it’s the wrong colour and some kanji are in the wrong position), but when you open it, it’s a notebook. Cute. I bought it at Maruzen.
I found a sunflower growing in a small patch of soil in Akihabara. It was so unexpected that I stopped to take a photo with my phone, although it was getting dark. It’s just past Yodobashi Camera in the direction of Okachimachi.
Today is a cool, overcast day in Tokyo, so what do Tokyo women do? They walk around with sun hats and parasols.
Enough already with Margaret Thatcher. Newspapers usually suffer from attention deficit disorder, but right now their psychosis seems to be OCD.