Japan, the strange country, in motion graphics

Posted to Infographics  |  Nathan Yau

Design student Kenichi Tanaka animates the history of Japan for his final thesis project.

He pokes fun at his culture a little bit there in the beginning, yeah? I feel like something is getting lost in translation.

Update: The English version was taken down, unfortunately. Here’s the original Japanese version. The graphics are still in English, so you can probably understand most of it without the narration.

[Thanks, @pims]

16 Comments

Favorites

Divorce Rates for Different Groups

We know when people usually get married. We know who never marries. Finally, it’s time to look at the other side: divorce and remarriage.

How You Will Die

So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year’s post, it was hard …