japan

News

studio ghibli's wonderful soundtracks are being released on vinyl

You've watched it, worn it and now you can spin it.
Briony Wright
9.12.18
Photography

photography that explores coming of age in japan by francesca allen

Francesca Allen's new photo book 'AYA' documents a blossoming friendship with Japanese musician Aya Gloomy that traverses language barriers and warms the heart.
Frankie Dunn
9.4.18
News

hello kitty is a youtube vlogger now

The world’s next cgi influencer?
Gemma Jordine
9.4.18
Culture

“i will take off my clothes, including my small thing” – takashi murakami on whether he’d ever pose nude for art

As his work goes on display as part of a group show at Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris, we ask sometime Kanye-collaborator Takashi Murakami about art, Virgil and how to get paint stains off the carpet.
Matthew Whitehouse
4.11.18
Fashion

our highlights from tokyo fashion week

Head backstage and discover the stand-out shows of Tokyo Fashion Week autumn/winter 18.
i-D Staff
3.30.18
Arts

twisted photos of tokyo club kids in bathtubs

To Photographer Hal, cramped bathtubs represent love.
André-Naquian Wheeler
2.8.18
straight ups

photographing the beautiful faces of tokyo

"Tokyo is the place where dreams come true." Dutch photographer Lotte van Raalte travelled to Japan, and captured a few of the capital's modelling stars.
i-D Staff
1.30.18
Photography

my year in photos... by cailin hill araki

Journey through the neon lights of Japan, as model-turned-photographer Cailin Hill Araki (AKA @modelburnbook) shows us her favourite photos of the last 12 months.
i-D Staff
1.8.18
Photography

a new look into the erotic rainbow world of nobuyoshi araki

The prolific Japanese photographer's latest book, "Blue Period, Last Summer," showcases his color-washed performance work.
Paige Silveria
11.23.17
Music

head to shanghai in the totally sci-fi new video from 88rising’s joji

Window is the new single from Joji’s “Miyazaki on crack” EP, In Tongues, and it fucking rules. Out now on 88rising with an epic music video directed by BRTHR about to drop, we had a chat about what his first YouTube upload was.
Frankie Dunn
11.16.17
Arts

intimate portraits of young people in japanese love hotels

The Dutch photographer Mila van der Linden has a soft spot for neon lights and taboos.
Lianne Kersten
11.15.17
Culture

the future feels like now

Embrace joy with i-D Japan's new issue, as Amy Troost and Alastair McKimm shoot the bright young faces of today and tomorrow.
i-D Japan
10.18.17