Daily Life in Japan Romanticized Through the Lens of the Humble GIF

Sometimes the best art doesn’t try too hard to find meaning in its subjects. Rather, it just is.

We’ve all heard the saying that you should appreciate the little things in life, or try to find beauty in everyday happenings, but how many of us actually take the time to pay heed to this advice?

Living in the insanely busy metropolis of Tokyo provides way too many (albeit exciting and entertaining) distractions. Every now and then it can be grounding to reflect and bask in the simplicity of everyday life. The following 8-bit GIF animations designed by the talented and mysterious 1041uuu showcase exactly that – the beautiful moodiness and nostalgia of daily life in Tokyo, “Leisure Suit Larry”–style.

Having discovered these incredible GIFs a while back through Tokyo Desu and Design Made In Japan, we thought they were too good not to share with the world again.

Enjoy our selection and discover your own favorites at www.1041uuu.tumblr.com

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—Chris Zajko

Images: http://1041uuu.tumblr.com/

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