i-d japan

Fashion

into a dream: nana komatsu on the cover of i-D japan's new issue

Shot by Harley Weir and styled Julia Sarr Jamois, Japanese actress and model Nana Komatsu is the cover star of i-D Japan's The Original Issue. Originate, don't imitate!
i-D Japan
4.6.18
straight ups

6 japanese actors to watch

On personal expression and the biggest challenges they face.
i-D Staff
10.24.17
straight ups

for these tokyo athletes, the street is their stage

A new approach to performance and the body, from Parkour to dance.
i-D Staff
10.24.17
Fashion

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 Staff
5.31.17
Culture

japanese multi-hyphenate ayami nakajo misses flip phones

Ayami Nakajo is a Japanese model whose role extends into the world of acting. What’s on the mind of this 20-year-old as she overcomes difficulties with love?
i-D Japan
5.23.17
Music

japanese music legend ryuichi sakamoto on why the perfect album can't exist

A conversation with the Japanese musical legend as he appears at the Park Avenue Armory and readies his latest release, 'Async'.
Georgia Graham
4.26.17
Fashion

the editor of 'fruits' magazine on the rise and fall of harajuku

Shoichi Aoki, the editor of the pioneering Japanese street style magazine, sounds off on the future of Tokyo style.
i-D Japan
4.10.17
Fashion

ten things you need to know about i-D japan's new cover girl

​Meet Manami Kinoshita, the superstar gracing the cover of i-D Japan's third issue — out now!
Bojana Kozarevic
4.6.17
Culture

feminists from around the world on what needs to change

In recognition and support of International Women's Day, i-D teams across the globe spoke to bold feminist voices in their nations, to find out what issues they want addressed as the fight for equality continues.
i-D Staff
3.8.17
Music

kid fresino is japan's young rapper on the rise

This year, we celebrated the birth of i-D Japan and its very own edition of the print magazine — the first to be created outside of the UK. For the debut issue, i-D Japan spoke to the young rap maverick Kid Fresino in a rare interview (he's not one to...
Yu Onoda
12.28.16
Fashion

kim jones talks time traveling and hoarding vintage denim

i-D Japan met Kim in Tokyo to find out where he draws his inspiration.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
11.17.16
Fashion

see kiko mizuhara's i-D japan cover story

As i-D Japan issue two is released, we throw back to Kiko Mizuhara's cover story and interview from the first issue, shot by legendary photographer Nobuyoshi Araki.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
10.13.16