japan

Culture

People of Japan is a snapshot of daily life across Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka

Photographer Mark Manzi documents the beauty in the ordinary and our anxious relationship with technology.
Jenna Mahale
a day ago
Music

Help! I'm obsessed with... Atarashii Gakko!

Please inject this chaotic Japanese idol group straight into my veins.
Frankie Dunn
2.17.21
News

A look inside the new Studio Ghibli theme park

Howl’s Moving Castle is being built to scale!!!!
Douglas Greenwood
2.8.21
Fashion

How to access every issue of Japanese men's street style mag TUNE

Following the digitisation of STREET, Shoichi Aoki is bringing his men's style spin-off online too.
Ryan White
1.7.21
Music

Meet Chanmina, the Japanese-Korean artist taking East Asia by storm

From high school rapper to self-assured pop icon with attitude, Chanmina reflects on her 'Angel' EP and how 2020 changed her.
Sota Nagashima
12.7.20
straight ups

Black Japanese youth discuss BLM and their experiences of racism

The East Asian nation is home to a sizeable Black diaspora, but the experiences of its members are rarely represented in Japan's cultural mainstream.
Sogo Hiraiwa
10.8.20
Beauty

Tokyo model Megumu wants to help diversify Japan's beauty standards

Tired of the uniform industry she works in, Instagram fave Megumu shares her dreams of a business that respects the individuality of models.
MAKOTO KIKUCHI
10.8.20
Music

An interview with Kyoto rapper Daichi Yamamoto

The Japanese-Jamaican artist discusses the BLM movement in Japan and his new EP.
Yuho Nomura
10.6.20
News

Studio Ghibli have just revealed their new clothing line

The ultimate stan uniform is here!
Douglas Greenwood
7.22.20
Music

10 things you need to know about gummyboy

His debut album 'The World of Tiffany' reminds us that Tokyo’s school of emo rap does, in fact, bang.
John Buckley
7.10.20
Fashion

Inside the best cult vintage stores: Zen Source Clothing

Available by-appointment only, ZSC can be found somewhere between Tokyo's Harajuku and Shinjuku districts.
Eilidh Duffy
6.29.20
Photography

Harley Weir photographs Japan's host clubs

In this series from the archives of i-D Japan the British photographer captures Japanese nightclubs where women pay men for company.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
5.22.20
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