This is the very first picture I took in Japan. I believe it is in Shinjuku, but after 22 years .... who knows. I do remember that I was in a daze still from the trip over, fifteen hours on a 747 from New York to Narita airport. After arriving in Japan and getting through Customs and Immigration there was another several hour bus ride across Tokyo to Yokota Air Force base.
To the left are some links to pictures that I have taken in Japan. If you are interested in the pictures I took while I was stationed on Iwo Jima please go here. The pictures I have taken in Japan span a period of the nearly thrirty years, from the early 80s to the present.
When I think of Japan here is one of the most typical things that comes to my mind:

The Vending Machine