‘Lonely gifs’ celebrate solitude in Japan – BBC News

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From walking on a rainy street to smoking outside a convenience store, a series of pensive gifs depicting solitude have recently struck a chord in Japan.
Freelance illustrator "Motocross" Saito spoke to the BBC about why he made them, and why he thinks they have resonated.
Video by the BBC's Mariko Oi and Joshua Lim.
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