Visual Feed: Teenage Wasteland – Japanese Youth In Revolt, 1964
LIFE magazine releases a set of intimate portraits depicting a generation of Tokyo's wayward youths circa 196410-May-2012
LIFE magazine recently published some never-before-seen images shot by Michael Rougier, on assignment in Tokyo in 1964. The stark images capture a generation of pill-popping rebellious youths, ‘hurtling towards oblivion’. It’s a fascinating insight into a generation trapped within the confines of a culture notorious for its conformity.