Photographer Max Hodges has a photo essay on Google+ about his travels in the Fukushima evacuation zone. This mysterious ninja, Shoji Kobayashi, had been living there since the nuclear disaster began, gardening and trying to salvage tsunami-damaged keepsakes. 

Kobayashi was eventually forced to evacuate, and now lives in a small apartment with no garden and spends his time playing pachinko. Take a look through Hodges' photos for his story, and many other incredibly arresting images of radiation suits and tsunami damage from the disaster area.

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