Ryo san statue Kochikame, Kameari

The bronze statute of Ryo-san at the north entrance of Kameari station, Tokyo. Kochikame  is a famous Japanese comedy manga series.  It has a broad audience, ranging from adolescent boys to middle-aged salarymen. The manga is an ongoing homage to the working-class people and districts of old Tokyo, and most episodes open with an elaborate full-page illustration of a down-town street scene, typically with old wooden buildings. 

31. May 2015 by Joey
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