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Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871 - 1945)   Mount Fuji from Lake Yamanaka, before 1936

Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871 - 1945) Mount Fuji from Lake Yamanaka, before 1936

Tokyo-born restauranteur Hiroaki ‘Rocky’ Aoki died on Thursday in New York City at the age of 69. [Ju;y 11, 2008]   A former wrestler on the Japanese Olympic team, Aoki moved to New York after failing to qualify for the 1960 games in Rome. He went on to open his first teppanyaki-styled restaurant in 1964, with $10,000 he earned selling ice cream from a truck.

Tokyo-born restauranteur Hiroaki ‘Rocky’ Aoki died on Thursday in New York City at the age of 69. [Ju;y 11, 2008] A former wrestler on the Japanese Olympic team, Aoki moved to New York after failing to qualify for the 1960 games in Rome. He went on to open his first teppanyaki-styled restaurant in 1964, with $10,000 he earned selling ice cream from a truck.

Benihana Inc. (Japanese language: 紅花 "Safflower") is an American restaurant company based in Doral, Florida.[4] It owns or franchises 116 Japanese cuisine restaurants around the world, including its flagship Benihana Teppanyaki brand, as well as the Haru (fusion cuisine) and RA Sushi restaurants.[5][6] It was founded by Hiroaki Aoki in New York City.

Benihana Inc. (Japanese language: 紅花 "Safflower") is an American restaurant company based in Doral, Florida.[4] It owns or franchises 116 Japanese cuisine restaurants around the world, including its flagship Benihana Teppanyaki brand, as well as the Haru (fusion cuisine) and RA Sushi restaurants.[5][6] It was founded by Hiroaki Aoki in New York City.

devon-aoki:  RCA Graduation Collection by Hiroaki Kanai

devon-aoki: RCA Graduation Collection by Hiroaki Kanai

View Fukushima Lagoon by Jun Aoki architect / photo by Hiroaki Ohtsu

View Fukushima Lagoon by Jun Aoki architect / photo by Hiroaki Ohtsu

17 Women Who Prove Having Asian Heritage Is Badass

17 Women Who Prove Having Asian Heritage Is Badass

Word is making the Internet rounds that the CW’s hit show Arrow has cast Devon Aoki (Sin City, 2 Fast 2 Furious) as a recurring guest star for season three and beyond.

Devon Aoki | 17 Women Who Prove Having Asian Heritage Is Badass

Devon Aoki

Devon Aoki | 17 Women Who Prove Having Asian Heritage Is Badass

Devon Aok, born 1981 in New York and grew up in LA, her dad Hiroaki ' Rocky' Aoki was a former Japenese olympic wrestler, her mum Pamela Hillburger is a jewellry designer. Description from blog.fatbuddhastore.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Devon Aok, born 1981 in New York and grew up in LA, her dad Hiroaki ' Rocky' Aoki was a former Japenese olympic wrestler, her mum Pamela Hillburger is a jewellry designer. Description from blog.fatbuddhastore.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

"Lake Ashi in the Hakone Hills in Early Autumn" by Tsuchiya Koitsu

"Lake Ashi in the Hakone Hills in Early Autumn" by Tsuchiya Koitsu

hanga gallery . . . torii gallery: Yoshidaguchi, Unoshima by Tsuchiya Koitsu

hanga gallery . . . torii gallery: Yoshidaguchi, Unoshima by Tsuchiya Koitsu

"La brisa fresca  llena el cielo vacío  del rumor de los pinos."  (Autor: Ueshima Onitsura) #haikudellunes

Haiku Barcelona on

"La brisa fresca llena el cielo vacío del rumor de los pinos." (Autor: Ueshima Onitsura) #haikudellunes

Okada Koichi -The view of Mt.Fuji from Lake Kawaguch - Japanese Woodblock Print

World of Miniature Bears - RABBIT - 5" Mini Mohair Bunny - Sparse White

Okada Koichi -The view of Mt.Fuji from Lake Kawaguch - Japanese Woodblock Print

hanga gallery . . . torii gallery: Lake Chuzenji, Nikko by Kawase Hasui    1930

hanga gallery . . . torii gallery: Lake Chuzenji, Nikko by Kawase Hasui 1930

ITO, Yuhan (1882-1951). Castle and Cherry Blossoms. Original woodblock print, Japan, c.1930.

ITO, Yuhan (1882-1951). Castle and Cherry Blossoms. Original woodblock print, Japan, c.1930.