What better to put on your design blog on such a day but your Dad in an ad? Here's Tanya's Dad John in a Sapporo Beer poster from 1959.
The text reads:
Genuine London kid
Cornish-kun Second dan at the Kodokan
Living in Japan for two years
What I like is Judo, tempura
and this Sapporo Beer!
There's a wacky lack of punctuation so our buddy Tadashi who helped with the translation, advised we leave it out too. (Thanks Tadashi!). The straplines at the bottom read:
45 degrees north is the true home of beer
Munich • Sapporo • Milwaukee.
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