A series of centuries old Japanese art-works receive a modern update from animator Atsuki Segawa. The ancient art of ukiyo-e woodblock print is a Japanese artistic tradition and now Segawa brings these prints to life in animated GIFs

The imaginative animator has also added modern elements to the land and cityscapes depicted by adding 21st-century elements such as bullet trains and Segways, in addition to some subtler animations. Take a look at the gallery below of Segwa's updates which include a new version of the famous The Great Wave at Kanagawa...

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