japan

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
japan

intimate photos of a tokyo couple on their first visit to a love hotel

Dutch photographer Mila van der Linden has a weakness for neon lights and societal taboos.
Lianne Kersten
11.15.17
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
11.15.17
Music

five acts proving that east asia is a mecca for pop music

Bored of big names, behemoth labels and Billboard 100 “chart bangers”? Venture to East Asia: the home of ultra-cool and progressive popular music.
Douglas Greenwood
10.24.17
i-d japan

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
Beauty

baby placenta serum and 7 other japanese beauty trends

From kiwi eye pads to Kawaii contact lenses, snail slime face masks to face lift corsets, Mancunian make-up maverick Lucy Bridge examines Japanese beauty trends.
Lucy Bridge
8.29.17
Culture

meet the coolest kids from tokyo, straight up

Open your ears to the voices that get washed away in the hustle and bustle of present day Tokyo. You may find what you were looking for.
i-D Japan
6.15.17
Music

i-DJ: 食品まつり aka foodman

This Japanese footwork producer will help you forget your real life worries with his playful messed up mix.
Frankie Dunn
6.9.17
Fashion

maria grazia chiuri reaffirms her dream of global femininity for dior in tokyo

The creative director of the French house presented a capsule collection that combined the strength of tradition with the energy of modernity.
i-D France
5.1.17
Art

toru kamei is the japanese artist working with dior homme

The painter, whose striking vanitas caught the eye of creative director Kris Van Assche, spoke to i-D Japan about what happens when he gets stuck in a creative rut, and what young artists need to know.
i-D Japan
4.24.17
Fashion

dior homme takes tokyo with its first-ever mid-season show

Marking the launch of the Ginza Six store in Tokyo, last night Kris Van Assche staged Dior Homme’s first mid-season show in a huge event in the Japanese capital.
Anders Christian Madsen
4.20.17
Fashion

maria grazia chiuri extends her dior haute couture collection in tokyo

Eight new looks were added to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s first haute couture collection for Dior as the designer took her show to Tokyo for the opening of Ginza Six on Wednesday evening.
Anders Christian Madsen
4.20.17