tokyo

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
Music

Meet Daiki Tsuneta, the punk producer behind Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045's theme

The new installment of the iconic anime is on Netflix now.
Sota Nagashima
6.30.20
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
Culture

How Japan's creative community is dealing with isolation

Kiko Mizuhara, CHAI, Yuka Mizuhara, Imma, and more reflect on how COVID-19 is affecting them and their industries.
i-D Team
4.28.20
Photography

Cailin Hill Araki's quarantine in photos

See the Tokyo lockdown through Cailin’s eyes.
Frankie Dunn
4.28.20
straight ups

Shibuya's youth reflect on COVID-19

Captured just as Japan's COVID-19 response began escalating, these photos feature the city's youth coming to terms with the coming crisis.
i-D Team
4.23.20
Fashion

A fashionable ode to the intimacy of friendship

Remember hugging and holding hands? This Chad Moore fashion story highlights the physical and emotional closeness of friendship.
i-D Team
4.17.20
Fashion

What happens when you cancel fashion week?

After the cancellation of this year's Tokyo Fashion Week due to COVID-19, Japan's designers were forced to rethink not just their shows — but the entire fashion industry.
Tatsuya Yamaguchi
4.7.20
straight ups

Tokyo's youth sound off on how they'll change the future

In these portraits Hordur Ingason​ captures a contemplative new generation of Tokyo youth.
Tsukasa Tanimoto
3.30.20
Music

Yuka Mizuhara’s super cute Valentine's day mix ♥️

“This is all about love and happiness. I’ll take you on a trip to a romantic fantasy world!”
Frankie Dunn
2.14.20
Culture

Here's what it's like to be a teenager in Tokyo today

Meet 16-year-old pop stars, fashion designers and kick boxers as they talk about changing attitudes towards identity and climate crisis in the Japanese capital.
Jenna Mahale
1.21.20
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