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  • Seiki jutsu is the art of working with the universal life force.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Seiki is the old Japanese word for the life force.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Seiki! she shouts and points to the Bushmen on the film, who are trembling and touching one another as they pass the body-held vibration from one person to another.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Based near Toyota's headquarters in central Japan, Mori Seiki makes lathes, milling machines and other equipment used by manufacturers to produce everything from cars to airplanes.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • The 30-some person Daiya Seiki makes precision gauges that car makers use in building their automobiles.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • In Tokyo's Ota ward, famous for its mom-and-pop manufacturers, Takako Suwa says she is also thinking about building a branch of her company, Daiya Seiki Co., overseas.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • This is a turning point for us,'' says Masahiko Mori , president of machine-tool maker Mori Seiki Co., which this year is opening its first factory overseas—in Davis, Calif.—since the company was founded in 1948.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • There, Daiya Seiki would be able to mass produce the kind of low-margin car parts and tools that wouldn't be cost-effective to make in Japan, Ms. Suwa says.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • Mr. Mori's company, Mori Seiki, illustrates some of the forces at work driving down exports and boosting imports.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • The work of Kuroda Seiki, the painter who introduced such western genres as the nude to Japan, and Edo-period "pornotopia", is the inspiration for paintings of outsize genitalia, cut free from context against bright planes of pattern, while his sculptures present life-sized girly Manga figurines with comedically exaggerated attributes.

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