Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

In 1976 photographer Greg Girard arrived in Tokyo and began photographing the city, in a period when American influence gradually declined and economic boom took place.

In 1976 photographer Greg Girard arrived in Tokyo and began photographing the city, in a period when American influence gradually declined and economic boom took place.

Picture 1 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 1 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Washington Post said photographer Girard intended not to stay long in the Japanese capital, but as soon as he arrived at Haneda Airport and took the subway to the city center, he was immediately attracted and determined. intends to use his camera to record the change of this city.In the photo, executive staff at Ikebukuro station, Tokyo in 1976. (Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 2 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 2 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


To stay in the city, Greg Girard became an English teacher and continued his passion for photography.In the photo, Tokyo street on a rainy day in 1977. (Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 3 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 3 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Girard said he came to Tokyo at a time when US influence was gradually declining after the war, while Japan's economy was growing strongly.In the picture, a girl named Keiko in Yoyogi Park.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 4 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 4 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Kabukicho area with famous neon lights in 1977. Currently all these neon lights have been replaced with LED lights.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 5 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 5 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


People wait for the train at Shin Okubo station.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 6 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 6 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


A US Navy soldier is on vacation outside the mission.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 7 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 7 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Japanese youth in a fast food shop.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 8 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 8 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Tokyo high school girl was shy when she was photographed.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 9 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 9 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Those who watch the movie sleep in the theater after the late screening ends.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 10 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 10 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


An elegant man dressed in Tokyo street.(Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 11 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 11 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Superstar David Bowie in an advertisement for Jun Rock sake brand in 1980. (Photo: Greg Girard).

Picture 12 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens

Picture 12 of Tokyo in the 1970s is full of nostalgia through Canadian photographer lens


Tokyo people wait at a bus stop in the city.(Photo: Greg Girard).