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2012 September



Dankai Generation

By Dominic Carter


Even though I’ve lived in Japan for many years now, it was only a few years ago, mainly through having seen him appear on an especially creative television campaign for Sony, that I became aware of the existence of a rock star named Eikichi Yazawa. Afterwards, I realised that his face is everywhere. He’s been hugely popular since the 70s, is still highly relevant, and there’s no nice way of putting it – he’s getting kind of old.

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