Masashi Wakui (previously here) is a self-taught Japanese photographer who hides in the dark corners of Tokyo to document the city like a scene from an intimate fairytale.

Focusing on the Japanese metropolis during the night, Wakui brings out its mesmerizing vibrant colors. He perfectly captures the poetry of Tokyo's lively narrow streets, filled with buzzing neon signs and mysterious figures.

Using high-performance compact cameras, Wakui usually explores the backstreets and alleyways of Shibuya and Shinjyuku, but visits other districts as well. His aesthetic images might look like images from the set of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, but the subject in the images aren't actors or models - they're just ordinary citizens who happened to cross the path of Wakui's lens.

More info: Instagram | Flickr

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Fillippa Nöel 2 years ago

Gorgeous!

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ShuMin 2 years ago

I love photos of tokyo in the night, I wish I could go there in future to make stunning photos as this

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Aegon VI Targaryen 2 years ago

the neon city really need to visit

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The Cappy 2 years ago

For some reason, I find myself looking for a monster.

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Oscar 2 years ago

I would to be walking in the rain here!

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scorpesh 2 years ago

Just lyk spirited away:)

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Alberto Curutchet 2 years ago

wow

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Tiffany Harding 2 years ago

The lantern says "stamina" for some reason.

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Goodluck Ede 2 years ago

Backstreet Riot!

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Muhaimin Azeez 2 years ago

who doesn't want to travel here? 😍

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Alberto Curutchet 2 years ago

Love this

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Zeynep Yıldırım 2 years ago

It's like a capture from Miyazaki's movies.

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Jhoa 2 years ago

The girl that lept through time!

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Ged Maybury 2 years ago

Yokohama Chinatown, but I cannot find the exact spot. Google Maps was there in daylight!

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Alberto Curutchet 2 years ago

...and this one

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Super Cat 2 years ago

And then the cuteness began

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scorpesh 2 years ago

Want to know, which anime series/ movie it is( on the poster).please do reply

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Ged Maybury 2 years ago

A 'Capsule Hotel' ("kapuseru hoteru" as the sign obviously says!). Not enough clues to find it on Google Maps.

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Yvette Fukuda 2 years ago

This one is easy: the crossing from Shinjuku Forever21

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