Welcome to Hair Flap Central

Photos and occasional words from one American’s experience(s) in Japan.

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A 'Hair Flap', You Say?

I’m Scott, a guy that keeps finding himself in Japan, be it as an exchange student, an Assistant Language Teacher on the JET Programme, or most recently just a dude with a camera. At some point I got the bright idea to share the thoughts and images that came to me while in this amazing country and that’s what this is… a blog called Hair Flap.

As to what the actual words ‘Hair Flap’ might mean, well, that’s gonna take a bit more ‘splainin’…

Hair Flap!?

Recent Blog Posts

Exploring Sendai: Expedition 03

What a weird, busy week. Every day I thought it would be the day to get that “big” post I’ve been working on done and up, but every time the day had evaporated before I knew it. Where is all the time going? Anyway, I’ll be damned if I’m... read more

Exploring Sendai by Bike: Expedition 02

Another group of random images from another random bike ride last autumn. Most of these were taken in the Hachiman area of Sendai. Check out the design on this awesome crosswalk/traffic light! These were scattered around a couple neighborhoods in town and I loved... read more

Browse the Archives by Era


Fukuma

福岡県宗像郡福間町
2001-2004

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Tokyo

東京都豊島区池袋
Spring 2015

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Sendai

宮城県仙台市青葉区
2015

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Osaka

大阪市天王寺区
2016-Present

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