Monthly Archives: May 2013

オオシマザクラ – Oshima zakura

This is 大島桜(オオシマザクラ; Oshima zakura), which is a variety of Sakura.
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When オオシマザクラ starts to bloom, they have young leaves already. So オオシマザクラ has a green appearance.(Green Sakura?)

On the other hand Somei-Yoshino, the most popular variety of Sakura, blooms without leaves. So they have pink appearance.
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禁煙 No Smoking

This Kanji “禁煙” sign means “No Smoking”.
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At Shinjuku, Tokyo.

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看板(Kanban; signboard) says “Shinko Printing Company”. At Sumida-ku, Tokyo.