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]



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