japan

Film

'shoplifters' is the film to warm you during the cold weather

It’s the first non-anime Japanese film to gross over $2 million internationally in over 20 years.
Jack Sunnucks
10 hours ago
Culture

kemio is japan's internet superstar

Since being discovered on Vine, he's garnered a million Youtube subscribers and met Gaga. He'd still like to be on Ellen however.
YOSHIKO KURATA
15 hours ago
Music

perfume are still japan's most experimental girl group

Ahead of their Coachella performance, the J-Pop group tell i-D about their new album 'Future Pop' and why they've never embraced kawaii.
Ilana Kaplan
1.10.19
Culture

yayoi kusama's infinity rooms are more than instagram opportunities

Australia's first permanent infinity room just got installed at the National Gallery of Australia, and it might be one of Kusama’s most nuanced, abstract works yet.
Shaad D’Souza
12.21.18
Fashion

how onitsuka tiger is set to conquer the (sportswear) world

i-D and Italian designer Andrea Pompilio from Onitsuka Tiger discuss the global future of one of the oldest brands in Japanese sportswear.
Antoine Mbemba
11.30.18
Music

dj kiki kudo is serving up kitchen wave techno beats

i-D interviewed the Japanese musician about her infamous downtown NYC dinner parties and the release of her debut EP ‘Splashing.’
Nicole DeMarco
11.9.18
News

palace is opening a store in tokyo

And celebrating with a sp00ky ad featuring ‘Mid90s’ director Jonah Hill.
Roisin Lanigan
10.25.18
Music

j-pop megastar kyary pamyu pamyu talks us through her new album

Adventure through the imaginary kingdom that is ‘Japamyu’ — track by track.
Frankie Dunn
10.16.18
Art

makoto egashira's trippy floral blanket rooms are a minimalist's nightmare

The Tokyo-based artist's elaborate installations are a fuzzy, kitschy clash of Eastern and Western culture.
Laura Pitcher
10.10.18
Fashion

palace go to japan for their winter 18 lookbook

Sushi, skateboards, sumo wrestlers, and Juergen Teller.
Felix Petty
9.28.18
News

studio ghibli's wonderful soundtracks are being released on vinyl

You've watched it, worn it and now you can spin it.
Briony Wright
9.12.18
Photography

photography that explores coming of age in japan by francesca allen

Francesca Allen's new photo book 'AYA' documents a blossoming friendship with Japanese musician Aya Gloomy that traverses language barriers and warms the heart.
Frankie Dunn
9.4.18
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