Having previously shown us what living in Los Angeles and New York City is like through a series of perfectly-looped GIFs, artist James Curran has now brought Tokyo to life with another adorable collection of animations, this time based on his experiences while living in Japan for a month.

Tokyo Gifathon recreates 30 uniquely Japanese experiences—everything from sumo wrestling, to vending machines, to sushi trains—using a cheery animation style that could make rooting around in a dumpster look like the most fun you could have in Tokyo. Why can’t everyone’s vacation videos be this enjoyable?

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[Vimeo via Laughing Squid]