Sort of nostalgic, sort of scary, and very, very bizarre.
Saitama Prefecture’s Ogose seems like the quintessential nondescript small town, too rural to be exciting yet also too developed to be ideally bucolic picturesque. But sometimes it’s the most ordinary-seeming places that hide the oddest surprises, and Japanese Twitter user @enuenuenubi found an extremely weird one on a recent visit.
Next to a rustic wooden house in Ogose is a row of decommissioned mailboxes.
Each and every one of them is the old-school red pillar design, a type of mailbox that’s becoming less and less common in