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Oct 5, 2016

Anybody knows the mystery behind these space invaders?

I have been spotting space invader mosaics all around town, I have heard it's more than street art, anyone has a clue about what these icons can do?

mica

mica

A mum in Japan. The real housewife of Tokyo. Striving to learn to live in Japan!

5 Answers



  • helloalissa

    on Oct 6

    There's a French artist called Invader who had done mosaic street art in Tokyo multiple times. Invader travels all over the world and mostly does the Space Invader designs, but I saw photos of Astro Boy and other local designs. There are lots of photos on this blog, including a T-shirt design with the same bottle design in your photo. https://invaderblog.com/ I'd be interested to know if there's anything else going on, but I think it's just Invader's street art. I guess there's an app where you can take photos of them for points.

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  • DaveJpn

    on Oct 9

    I don't know what they mean or represent, but I'll be on the look out for them from now on. This is my first time to have seen them. Like a space invader Banksy!

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  • Saitama

    on Oct 14

    I've never seen them, but I am not in Tokyo a lot. I will be on the look out on my next visit. Thanks for pointing it out Mica and for the answer HelloAlissa, that's interesting to know.

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  • mica

    on Oct 18

    Reckon any relationship with the current Pokemon Go quest for monsters?

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  • mica

    on May 8

    I know Pokémon go isn't that big of a deal anymore but it was rumored that where these mosaics appear, there's usually a crowd of monsters. Interesting isn't it? I just wanted to verify since am not doing Pokémon go!

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