The Ultimate English Language Guide to Beams’ 40th Anniversary Video

W. David Marx
Dec 5, 2016 · 29 min read

Introduction

Some General Thoughts

Notes by Year

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Still image from the Beams video representing 1976 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

1976

1977

1978

1979

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Still image from the Beams video representing 1980 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

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Still image from the Beams video representing 1989 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

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Still image from the Beams video representing 1996 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

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Still image from the Beams video representing 2004 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

2004

2005

2006

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Still image from the Beams video representing 2007 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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Still image from the Beams video representing 2014 (courtesy of Beams’ YouTube channel)

2014

2015

2016

2017

Ametora Extended

Footnotes, spin-offs, and updates to W.

W. David Marx

Written by

Tokyo-based author of “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style” (Basic Books, December 2015). Co-founder/editor of Néojaponisme. wdavidmarx.com

Ametora Extended

Footnotes, spin-offs, and updates to W. David Marx’s book “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style.”

W. David Marx

Written by

Tokyo-based author of “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style” (Basic Books, December 2015). Co-founder/editor of Néojaponisme. wdavidmarx.com

Ametora Extended

Footnotes, spin-offs, and updates to W. David Marx’s book “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style.”

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