Category Archive: Japan

Event: NDF Winter Cafe 2014 – Constant Fun Casual Snaps

  Before we left to Umihotaru I gave young Matt this 1600 speed disposable camera I found on the clearance rack at a convenience store in Yokohama.  The goal, since Matt is so… Continue reading

Event: 2014 NDF Winter Cafe V.2

    Continuing coverage of the 2014 Winter Cafe with more shots of the cars on level 3 of the PA.  Again, so many cars were coming and going, that it was hard… Continue reading

Event: NDF Winter Cafe 2014 V.1

After I had gotten back home to Yokohama after this year’s Winter Cafe I was nothing short of exhausted.  Around 330am, I sat down on the couch with Sekinei and we talked a… Continue reading

One Shot: Garage Work Birthday Hijinx

  Last week Sekinei and I stopped by Garage Work to surprise Tora-san for his birthday.  We ended up hanging out for a few hours talking about Attack and various aspects of FF… Continue reading

Event: Private Testing At Ebisu With The CSG

  Last week the CSG boys and a couple friends rented out the Nishi course at Ebisu for some testing.           Mainly so Hara-san could test out the new… Continue reading

Encounter: Desperado – 山口さんの993

      This bright (Mexico/Riviera?) blue Porsche caught my eye the other night, I think mainly because of the color, but also I’ve always liked the way 993’s look with GT2 aero. … Continue reading

Editorial: Blueprint – An Exploration in Japanese Aesthetic

    The first time I went to Japan was in 2006, and believe it or not, it had nothing to do with cars.   Growing up I became enthralled with the country… Continue reading

Encounter: Yokohama Underground – ガレージマック

  One bonus of setting out to shoot a car for a magazine is that you’ll always end up with ancillary shots not used in the feature.  I was organizing some of my… Continue reading

Event: Skyline Owner’s Battle – Sodegaura Forest Raceway V.1

    This past weekend, the annual Skyline Owner’s Battle event was held at Sodegaura Forest Raceway, Chiba.  The name of the event has always been a little misleading however, because in actuality… Continue reading

Site News: NDF Shop reopened – Frontrunners Shirt Launch!

    When I had initially announced that I’d be making shirts for the site, I was met with a lot of ‘Finally!’s from friends and fans.  Needless to say, in the scheme… Continue reading

Encounter: Tatsukuro-san’s TFR Blessed FD3S

No stranger to a variety of cars, S15, Altezza, JZX100, (even the FD, having owned one before this) just to name a few, Muraki Tatsuhiko has more experience than most when it comes to… Continue reading

Site News: NDF Winter Cafe Returns for 2014

  I am very happy (and excited), to announce that we will be returning to Umihotaru PA this November for another gathering of friends and car lovers.  Just like last year, we’ve made… Continue reading