At first glance this photo seems to show a man slumped over, struck down by a white arrow, yet nobody around him in the subway car pays any attention. Actually the woman next to him is carrying a lucky New Year's hamaya -- they're sold at shrines. Note the dynamic Marunouchi line map up in the image's right corner, over the door.

More about hamaya and other Shogatsu (New Years) traditions.

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