japan

Photography

Photographs from two decades in a remote village outside Kyoto

Anders Edström's 'Shiotani' began with a trip to his wife's childhood home.
Yume Murphy
11.1.21
Music

Chaotic Japanese idol group Atarashii Gakko! made us a Halloween playlist

Soundtrack your spooky season as the group share their fave horror movies and make a zombie apocalypse survival plan.
Frankie Dunn
10.29.21
Photography

A new book celebrating the art of the photo diary

Exhibiting at Tokyo's Bookmarc, Japanese photographer Piczo captures five years worth of inspiring moments in his new book 'Nikki'.
Frankie Dunn
10.21.21
Fashion

The hottest Harajuku fashion on Depop right now

From rare Hysteric Glamour denim to 90s Walter van Beirendonck grails, here are the must-cop pieces currently available on the resale platform.
Eilidh Duffy
9.27.21
Culture

9 celebrities in surreal Japanese commercials

Outside of Hollywood, Japanese ads let Britney flog candy on a CGI jet, Keanu Reeves meet a sexy cat and Justin Bieber get in a fight with Godzilla.
Frankie Dunn
8.11.21
News

See inside the Totoro area of the new Studio Ghibli theme park

The iconic Japanese animation studio just revealed what their 'My Neighbor Totoro'-themed land will look like.
Douglas Greenwood
6.4.21
News

Rare Yayoi Kusama artworks are up for auction in New York

In May 2021, a number of the legendary Japanese artist’s earliest unseen works will be available for sale at Bonhams auction house.
Jenna Mahale
3.18.21
News

This film explores the unique experience of designing fashion for diverse models

'Clothes in Conversation' follows the inspiring process of six Japanese designers creating adaptive garments for people of different abilities.
Briony Wright
3.16.21
Culture

Pink films: the sexual revolution of Japanese cinema

How the 1960s softcore filmmaking movement behind ‘Inflatable Sex Doll of the Wastelands’ and ‘Gushing Prayer’ transformed the industry in Japan.
James Balmont
3.10.21
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
3.1.21
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
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