Un giorno in Giappone

Nelle foto Ap le immagini di una nazione dove l’iper modernità tecnologica si accompagna a ritualità e culture che sfuggono alle categorie occidentali

 

A commuter is reflected on a glass wall as he walks along the bridge Friday, May 17, 2019, in Shiodome district in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
People stand pressed against each other in a commuter train as train doors close at Shinjuku Station, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A tourist takes pictures in the entrance way to a shopping mall decorated with mirrors Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Harajuku district of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A man shares a laugh with a bartender at a tiny bar Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Shinjuku district in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A visitor walks through a path lined with small shrine arches or
Visitors look at a digital art installation called
Visitors look at a digital art installation called
Visitors look at a digital art installation called
A young boy views the Tokyo skyline in the distance from a train running along the Yurikamome line Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A street performer sings as she is surrounded by spectators outside the Shinjuku Station Monday, May 20, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
An employee sits in a ticket booth at Suehirotei yose, an entertainment hall where traditional Japanese storytelling called rakugo is performed, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Shinjuku district in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019, photo, people wait in line to catch a Yamanote Line train in front of an advertisement for Japanese plum wine at Osaki Station in Tokyo. Running above ground, views from wide windows on the train range from high-rises to local shopping arcade as the train covers different parts of the city. The line, according to company statistics, moves roughly 3 to 4 million people daily, more than the entire population of Jamaica. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019, photo, a man reacts in a packed Yamanote Line train during evening rush hours in Tokyo. Want to take a glimpse of daily life in downtown Tokyo? Take a ride on the Yamanote loop line. For most Tokyoites, the line means an incredibly punctual and efficient transportation system for commuting. For tourists, it offers a glimpse into the life of ordinary people living in the city.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this May 22, 2019, photo, a commuter is reflected in the window of a Yamanote Line train as he gets off at Shimbashi Station in Tokyo. Running above ground, views from wide windows on the train range from high-rises to local shopping arcade as the train covers different parts of the city. The line, according to company statistics, moves roughly 3 to 4 million people daily, more than the entire population of Jamaica. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
People walk through a shaft of afternoon sunlight past a construction site near the Ikebukuro Station Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, photo, a man walk on the bridge as a Yamanote Line train departs from Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo. Operated by the East Japan Railway Co., the Yamanote Line in Tokyo makes a loop around the center of the city, connecting 29 stations that include key stops such as Shinjuku, Shibuya and Ikebukuro. A complete loop of about an hour offers scenes of Japanese daily lives: jam-packed morning commute, views of the famous Shibuya crossing, high-rises, downtown shopping arcades, and a quick break at a noodle stand. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, photo, commuters stand in a packed Yamanote Line train while waiting for the train to depart at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. Want to take a glimpse of daily life in downtown Tokyo? Take a ride on the Yamanote loop line. For most Tokyoites, the line means an incredibly punctual and efficient transportation system for commuting. For tourists, it offers a glimpse into the life of ordinary people living in the city. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Friday, May 24, 2019, photo, two commuters run up the steps to catch a Yamanote Line train at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. Want to take a glimpse of daily life in downtown Tokyo? Take a ride on the Yamanote loop line. For most Tokyoites, the line means an incredibly punctual and efficient transportation system for commuting. For tourists, it offers a glimpse into the life of ordinary people living in the city. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Friday, May 24, 2019, photo, commuters waiting for a train are seen through the window of a Yamanote Line train at Shimbashi Station in Tokyo. Running above ground, views from wide windows on the train range from high-rises to local shopping arcade as the train covers different parts of the city. The line, according to company statistics, moves roughly 3 to 4 million people daily, more than the entire population of Jamaica. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, photo, a young man wearing a traditional kimono walks past a packed Yamanote Line train at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. Operated by the East Japan Railway Co., the Yamanote Line in Tokyo makes a loop around the center of the city, connecting 29 stations that include key stops such as Shinjuku, Shibuya and Ikebukuro. A complete loop of about an hour offers scenes of Japanese daily lives. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, photo, a Yamanote Line train travels above commuters walking across the crossing during evening rush hours in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo. Operated by the East Japan Railway Co., the Yamanote Line in Tokyo makes a loop around the center of the city, connecting 29 stations that include key stops such as Shinjuku, Shibuya and Ikebukuro. A complete loop of about an hour offers scenes of Japanese daily lives. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shoppers with umbrellas walk along the Takeshita Street Friday, June 7, 2019, in the Harajuku district of Tokyo. Harajuku is one of the most popular shopping neighborhoods in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shoppers with umbrellas walk along the Takeshita Street Friday, June 7, 2019, in the Harajuku district of Tokyo. Harajuku is one of the most popular shopping neighborhoods in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A Taxi drives through Jizo Dori in the rain, a shopping street in Tokyo's Sugamo district widely known as
A man with an umbrella walks through a tunnel of torii gates at the Hie Shrine Monday, June 10, 2019, in Tokyo as the region enters a rainy season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Passengers walk at platform for bullet trains or Shinkansen Monday, June 10, 2019, at Hakata Station in Fukuoka, western Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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