Jeffrey Johnston is a Nagoya based event photographer and publisher/writer and has been fortunate enough to travel and see the world. Been exposed to the limitless possibilities of photography over 10 years ago, he was able to see things differently. He currently shoots in the areas of people, fashion, event & news photography in Japan. He maintains a Facebook page with samples of his work. He can also be found at Shogunmaster.com about contract work or with questions or comments on his photography.

World Cosplay Summit 2017

This year marked the 15th World Cosplay Summit, and cosplayers from 35 countries and regions smiled and showed off their incredible transformations into popular Japanese anime and manga heroes and heroines. Every year this event grows into a much bigger and better show as huge numbers of fans flocked to Oasis 21 (Sakae District) in…

World Cosplay Summit 2016

The ‘World Cosplay Summit’ is the world’s largest cosplay event. It’s already acquired official status among cosplay enthusiasts, with 2016 being its 14th consecutive year. With over 30 countries participating in the event, this event is like the Olympic Games for cosplay. This year, India, Switzerland, Canada, and Sweden joined the party, and for a whole week (July 30 – August 7) cosplay fans had the chance to see some of the most elaborate costumes ever created.

Nagoya Auto Trend

Nagoya Auto Trend 2014

Nestled in the center of Japan’s automotive industry, Nagoya is the home of Toyota/Lexus and  several car shows every year. Nagoya Auto Trend 2014, one of the best chances to see what Japan has to offer in terms of customization and vehicle parts is this annual custom car show. This event was held over two…

The News Isn’t Really News

Have you ever checked Yahoo/MSN for the headlines, only to find out that what was supposed to be news really was nothing more than someone’s personal opinion on a topic from a blog? It seems there’s hardly any real investigative journalists left in the World. With the ease of creating blogs & blogging with sites…

2013 Nagoya Motor Show

December 12-15th, 2013 –  This is Japan’s car show that is the response to the Detroit Motor Show, held every other year in December in Nagoya city, the home of Toyota & Lexus – the headquarters for one of the largest car manufacturers in the world, just around the corner from Honda – another major…

X-5 Extreme Car Show 2013

December 8th, 2013 – How do we spread Christmas cheer? Of course, we enjoy the Cross Five(X-5) Extreme Car Show, Japan Tour (Vol #34) Finals held at Nagoya Port Messe. The “Cross 5″ motor show is a mix of 5 elements – cars/bikes, sound, gears, sports, and girls. This year’s show featured a Pole Dance stage show,…

Gifu Airshow 2013

The Gifu Air Show 2013: Great Weather and Great Performances November 24th, 2013 – The Gifu AB Airshow The annual open house and airshow at the Japan Air Self Defense Force’s Gifu Kagamihara Air Base. The JASDF displayed their air power with the Mitsubishi F-2 & F15, Kawasaki C-1, Harriers and helicopters. Main acts included the…