Nagoro, Japan – the village with toy residents

Nagoro is a tiny Japanese village with one very notable feature: a life-sized doll population that outnumbers the human population nearly 10:1. The toy residents are the work of local Tsukimi Ayano, who began making doll replicas of her neighbors after they died or moved away. Once working in the garden, Tsukimi made the first … Continue reading Nagoro, Japan – the village with toy residents