• Wed. Sep 27th, 2023

Japan Subculture Research Center

A guide to the Japanese underworld, Japanese pop-culture, yakuza and everything dark under the sun.

mourning

  • Home
  • Your red dress is waiting. love and leukemia and coming home

Your red dress is waiting. love and leukemia and coming home

Michiel "Mimi" Brandt passed away on July 9th 2012, from complications of her third bone marrow transplant. She was thirty years old. She was one of the founders of this…

Sometimes death is a matter of inches; a meditation on tsunami, guns & loss

I feel funny writing about personal things, but the anniversary of the tsunami in Japan had me thinking a lot about loss, and the unexpected events that change our lives…