Puri (purikura) is possibly Japan’s best feature: the photo booth. It’s been around for decades and is the number one thing to do with your friends, girlfriend/boyfriend and sometimes even family. These days the new machines make your eyes bigger, your skin whiter, your legs longer and much more. What we call bug-eyed or washed-out they call cute and beautiful. The full puri album is here. Enjoy!
*Puri of the Week*
On top of all that, a few of the newest puri machines actually go a step further and make you look like (slightly) natural models. I am in love with these machines because they look so much better than the others. Check it out:
(And possibly my all-time favourite puri:)
Compare these to the puri in the Hall of Fame below and you’ll see thhe difference.
~PURI HALL OF FAME~
The pure awesome:
And, last but not least, what nothing Japanese is complete without – the silly english:
I hope that gave you an idea of what purikura is like. In my opinion it’s well worth the 400yen ($5)