Stark Vintage Japanese Political Posters

On September 25, 2014 by Lazer Horse

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These Japanese posters, mostly produced in the 60s and 70s, look so current and on-point that I was quite taken aback when I found them. I shouldn’t have been astounded though, art and culture is cyclical, as people always say.

Take a look at these masterpieces of social movement:

“Give Us Back Man” – Tsunehisa Kimura, 1969

Vintage Japanese political posters -  Give Us Back Man - Tsunehisa Kimura, 1969

Poster Against Nuclear Weapons In Japan – Kinkichi Takahashi, 1960s

Vintage Japanese political posters - Against the introduction of nuclear weapons into Japan - Kinkichi Takahashi, 1960s

Anti-Pollution Poster – Kenji Ito, 1973

Vintage Japanese political posters - Anti-pollution poster - Kenji Ito, 1973

Anti-War Poster  – Kenji Iwasaki, 1960s

Vintage Japanese political posters - Anti-war poster  - Kenji Iwasaki, 1960s

Environmental Pollution – Shigeo Fukuda, 1973

Vintage Japanese political posters - Environmental pollution - Shigeo Fukuda, 1973 b

Environmental Pollution – Shigeo Fukuda, 1973

Vintage Japanese political posters - Environmental pollution - Shigeo Fukuda, 1973 c

Environmental Pollution – Shigeo Fukuda, 1973

Vintage Japanese political posters - Environmental pollution - Shigeo Fukuda, 1973

Goodbye Whale – Mamoru Suzuki, 1994

Vintage Japanese political posters - Goodbye whale - Mamoru Suzuki, 1994

Hiroshima Appeals – Yusaku Kamekura, 1983

Vintage Japanese political posters - Hiroshima Appeals - Yusaku Kamekura, 1983

“Not What I Had In Mind” – Tsunehisa Kimura, 1968

Vintage Japanese political posters - Not what I had in mind - Tsunehisa Kimura, 1968

“Peace in Jungle” – Gan Hosoya, 1968

Vintage Japanese political posters - Peace in Jungle - Gan Hosoya, 1968

Remembering For The Future – Shigeo Fukuda, 1989

Vintage Japanese political posters - Remembering for the Future - Shigeo Fukuda, 1989

Sheltered Weaklings by Takashi Kono, 1953

Vintage Japanese political posters - Sheltered Weaklings by Takashi Kono, 1953

Shigeo Fukuda

Vintage Japanese political posters - Shigeo Fukuda 2

Shigeo Fukuda

Vintage Japanese political posters - Shigeo Fukuda

Support of Vietnamese Women and Children – Makoto Wada, 1968

Vintage Japanese political posters - Support of Vietnamese women and children - Makoto Wada, 1968

Victory – Shigeo Fukuda, 1989

Vintage Japanese political posters - Victory - Shigeo Fukuda, 1989

MORE GOOD STUFF FROM JAPAN:

JAPANESE FOOT JUGGLING FROM 1904

JAPANESE SCARECROWS

JAPAN’S GAMBLING ADDICTION

INCREDIBLE JAPANESE MOTORBIKE ACTION

CREEPY AS HELL JAPANESE MERMAIDS

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