Modern Japanese kokeshi dolls are both beautiful interior items and useful emergency tools

Let these traditional Japanese dolls light the way in an emergency!

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Busty anime pirate Nami is now flat as can be in new One Piece kokeshi figure line【Photos】

Joins Luffy and friends as traditional kokeshi doll Straw Hat crew doubles in size.

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Flat-Screen Folk Art Rallies to Save the Surprisingly Deep Culture of Putting Stuff on Top of Your TV Set

After the recent switch from analog to digital terrestrial broadcasting in Japan, more and more people are making the switch to flat screen units.  And as the streets find themselves more and more littered with discarded boxy cathode ray tube model TV’s, Japan may have accidentally thrown something else in the trash – a piece of their culture and heritage.

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