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Kato-san’s Kenmeri

In a country steeped in tradition, culture, and obedience, characters such as Wataru Kato would surely go against the grain and be seen as ‘very much outside the box’. Despite the colourful jeans, gold shoes and larger than life personality, he is about as traditional as it comes with his automotive tuning. He is well known for creating crazy European supercars with a Japanese twist, but he cut his teeth on classic j-tin icons such as the fairlady, hakosuka, and kenmeri. One of his latest creations is a wild, yet traditional Kenmeri that embraces the traditional roots of shakotan but for an unknown reason just feels like a fresh twist on an old favourite.


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Blogroll – Day 1

That feeling of walking through immigration and into the arrivals hall at Narita airport is a refreshing one.  After 6 years calling this place home it is always good to come back.  This time round I have a few buddies in tow with me for the trip. While we were waiting on the last one to fly in I decided to kick back and relax in Narita.


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