The Portrait of an Island: Vibrant and Rich Rebun
Rebun pokes out from the ocean northwest of Hokkaido. It’s Japan’s north-most island, and traveling its coastline would take one on a 72km round trip.
MORIYAMA DAIDO: On Tokyo, On Woman
This year Daido Moriyama will publish two photobooks. One is entitled K, which represents the first character from the Japanese word keikan, meaning scene.
Paris, Tokyo: Nobuyuki Nakajima
In the last episode in the series Paris, Tokyo, we meet pianist, arranger and composer Nobuyuki Nakajima, who now works in Paris with singer Jane Birkin.
Paris, Tokyo: Ryuji Teshima
In this new episode of Paris, Tokyo, meet Michelin-starred chef Ryuji Teshima, also known as Teshi. His restaurant, 'Pages', opened in Paris in 2014.
Paris, Tokyo: Emmanuelle Moureaux
In this new episode of Paris, Tokyo, we meet Emmanuelle Moureaux. This French architect and designer has been living and working in Tokyo for twenty years.
Paris, Tokyo: Dominique Bouchet
In this episode of ‘Paris, Tokyo’, celebrated chef Dominique Bouchet talks about the love for Japan that he has harboured for several decades now.
A Sailing Tradition
For several centuries, Anori Puppet Play has been performed at Anori Shrine, which stands on Cape Anori within Shima City, Mie Prefecture.
Paris, Tokyo: Gildas and Masaya – MAISON KITSUNÉ
Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki invite us inside Maison Kitsuné, a fashion / music / coffee house, marrying Japanese precision with Parisian exuberance.
Paris, Kyoto: Kohei Nawa
The Japanese sculptor Kohei Nawa talks us about his monumental work Throne currently displayed under the Pyramid of the Musée du Louvre in Paris.
The Portrait of an Island: BULL SUMO
Among the Amami Islands of Kagoshima Prefecture is an island with a long history of bullfighting that’s expected to become a world heritage site.
Piling up Books and Never Reading Them: the Magic of 'Tsundoku'
Tsundoku, or the art of acquiring books and letting them pile up without reading them, is a phenomenon which is spreading beyond the Japanese borders.
Pinku Eiga, the World of Erotic and Engaged Japanese Cinema
Pinku eiga (pink films), is a film genre that combines eroticism and violence and implicitly dissects the idiosyncrasies of Japanese society.
Japandi, Combining Scandinavian Minimalism and Japanese Aesthetics
The neutral tones and sober design of Japanese interiors complement the clean lines and natural materials found in Nordic style.
Hiroshi Nagai's Sun-Drenched Pop Paintings Pay Homage to California
Hiroshi Nagai, Japan's answer to David Hockney, has the gift of transporting viewers to the west coast of America as it was in the 1950s.
Tokyo’s Trunk Hotel, a Solution to the Solitude of Business Hotels
In Tokyo’s Shibuya district, Trunk Hotel stands out due to its innovative spirit. Everything has been designed to create a bond between the guests.