japan

Culture

this instagram makes art from avocados

Japanese-based chef Takehiro Kishimoto's 'Gaku Carving' has become a surreal sensation.
Laura Pitcher
2.26.19
News

japan refuses to overrule their trans sterilisation law

A missed opportunity.
Frankie Dunn
1.27.19
Film

'shoplifters' is the film to warm your cold heart this oscars season

It’s the first non-anime Japanese film to gross over $2 million internationally in over 20 years.
Jack Sunnucks
1.18.19
Culture

kemio is japan's internet superstar

Since being discovered on Vine, he's garnered a million Youtube subscribers and met Gaga. He'd still like to be on Ellen however.
YOSHIKO KURATA
1.18.19
Music

perfume are still japan's most experimental girl group

Ahead of their Coachella performance, the J-Pop group tell i-D about their new album 'Future Pop' and why they've never embraced kawaii.
Ilana Kaplan
1.10.19
Culture

yayoi kusama's infinity rooms are more than instagram opportunities

Australia's first permanent infinity room just got installed at the National Gallery of Australia, and it might be one of Kusama’s most nuanced, abstract works yet.
Shaad D’Souza
12.19.18
Fashion

how onitsuka tiger is set to conquer the (sportswear) world

i-D and Italian designer Andrea Pompilio from Onitsuka Tiger discuss the global future of one of the oldest brands in Japanese sportswear.
Antoine Mbemba
12.2.18
Music

dj kiki kudo is serving up kitchen wave techno beats

i-D interviewed the Japanese musician about her infamous downtown NYC dinner parties and the release of her debut EP ‘Splashing.’
Nicole DeMarco
11.11.18
News

palace are opening a store in tokyo

And they’re celebrating with a sp00ky ad featuring ‘Mid90s’ director Jonah Hill.
Roisin Lanigan
10.25.18
Music

j-pop megastar kyary pamyu pamyu talks us through her new album

Adventure through the imaginary kingdom that is ‘Japamyu’ -- track by track.
Frankie Dunn
10.16.18
Art

makoto egashira's trippy floral blanket rooms are a minimalist's nightmare

The Tokyo-based artist's elaborate installations are a fuzzy, kitschy clash of eastern and western culture.
Laura Pitcher
10.11.18
Beauty

the most out-there looking japanese beauty machines

Some appear ridiculous, some should be imported here ASAP
Dean Kissick
10.7.18
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