Group Portraits of Japan.
Photographs by Masayuki Yoshinaga.
Idea Books, 2009. 128 pp., Illustrated throughout, 8½x11¾".
Group portraits taken by Masayuki Yoshinaga for over 10 years.
Boxers, drag queens, karate fighters, strippers, a fire company, festival associations, bike gangs, racing teams, a goods agent, hostesses, male hosts, right-wing groups, theater troupes ... over 100 portraits are included.
A variety of aspects of present Japanese culture will be exposed by the eye catching groups of people living in Japan.
There is a description by a photo critic, Minoru Shimizu at the end of the book.