wrestler/mma fighter/designer, minoru suzuki
bushwick manager ben travels to a timeless place with ancient traditions, state of the art technology and pro wrestling! konichiwa tokyo.
destination: tokyo, japan
purpose of journey: the people, the vintage clothes, the wrestling, the video games.
never travel without: my ipod
favorite outfit you packed: sugar cane buckle back jeans, with one of the great vintage t’s i found durin’ my travels.
how many pairs of shoes: 1 :)
what were you listening to: lewis furey, matt tyson, charlie fawn, beach boys
favorite meal: ramen @ sukiya suidobashi
highlight of the trip: 4x wrestling shows at the mecca of japanese wrestling, korakuen hall as well as wrestle kingdom at tokyo dome with 40,000 others :)
looking out to yokohama / tokyo shrines
a little piece of home. airstream in harajuku / my new friend…
lantern shrine at night
subway staircase / coming of age day, lots of amazing kimonos that day
meeting ultimo dragon, one of the top light heavyweight wrestlers of history
wrestle kingdom 12 40,000 + in the tokyo dome!
rikidozan, the father of japanese wrestling with two of the most prestigious titles