Hiroji Kubota

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A veteran member of the celebrated Magnum photographic agency, Hiroji Kubota is renowned for his images of the Far East. In this
issue he sets out from Osaka in the footsteps of Sadayakko, the geisha thought to be the real Madame Butterfly. His own favorite trip? To Nara, Japan’s ancient capital, which has “many shrines and temples, but not many visitors”.