Leandro Di Rosa

Fashion

Tokyo's FACETASM focussed on fun for SS21

Designer Hiromichi Ochiai took his happy memories and built a bright future for Japanese fashion.
Tatsuya Yamaguchi
11.10.20
Fashion

Backstage at doublet's cursed SS21 show

Masayuki Ino of doublet celebrated his new collection with a zombie-infested Halloween party during Tokyo Fashion Week.
Tatsuya Yamaguchi
11.5.20
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
Culture

How tragic events in Japan shaped J-horror

Shō Miyake is the director of the truly horrific new Netflix series 'JU-ON: Origins'. Here he talks curses, real life nightmares and depicting violence against women.
RIE TSUKINAGA
9.17.20
Fashion

Virgil Abloh brings Louis Vuitton Men’s SS21 collection to Japan

As fashion is forced to change it’s habits, Virgil Abloh has set sail on a round the world trip, latterly the LV anchor in Tokyo.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
9.11.20
Culture

Why Lilhoney keeps on hustling

The Tokyo-based music video producer, model and multi-creator tells us about her career’s turning points and her female role models.
MAKOTO KIKUCHI
8.19.20
Culture

Meet the editor of a new Japanese street style magazine

The COMM's editor-in-chief, Choom, tells us about her definition of Kawaii, her views on diversity and her favourite female creators.
MAKOTO KIKUCHI
8.18.20
LGBTQ

What it's like to be queer in Tokyo in 2020

We asked the queer community in Tokyo about their struggles, hopes and dreams.
i-D Japan
8.4.20
i-Cons

The late Kansai Yamamoto: “The world needs that sort of ‘power’ only I possess”

With the sad news of his passing, we look back to our interview in 2017 with the Japanese designer, in which he discussed his designs for David Bowie, Louis Vuitton and his message for a new generation.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
7.30.20
Music

Meet chelmico, the best friends making fun and frenetic Japanese hip-hop

Rachel and Mamiko have ascended from internet notoriety to major label rap entities in their home country. Here, they unpack how the pandemic has changed their practise.
Hiroyoshi Tomite
7.22.20
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