Fisherman, wash house women, farmers, and people of the countryside wearing conceptual fashion pieces. from Sonomama: High Fashion in the Japanese Countryside by Taishi Hirokawa (1987)
Rural Japan, 1955 by Hiroshi Hamaya #kneelandmercado
A pack of kids from rural Japan.
Japanese traditional folk house
Terraced rice paddies in rural Japan, Mie : photo by ippei + janine, via Flickr
Japanese archery -Kyudo- : photo by Linda Butler from Rural Japan
Blossoming trees in rural Japan. Despite massive radiation following the Japanese tsumani, Naoto Matsumura stays alone in his abandoned village to care for the animals left behind.
Walking Home in the Snow, Yamagata-ken. Rural women in Japan sometimes still wear straw raincoats. Linda Butler Photography.