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Archive for July 2009

Paper Castles

Fudebakudo p.45, “Kagegamijo” Castle on the Ocean Readers of Fudebakudo already know about the forgotten art of making kagegamijo — “shadow paper castles”, by which samurai would rapidly fold decoy paper castles to mislead advancing enemy armies into laying siege to the wrong one. Well, perhaps it’s not quite so forgotten. Wataru Itou, a Japanese artist, has produced […]