Paris, Tokyo: Ramdane Touhami
Ramdane talks about his latest project, the French beauty line Buly, explaining how his company’s philosophies and appeal tie in to Japanese ideals.
KI NO BI: Pioneering Gin Episode 1
As Japan’s first dedicated gin distillery, The Kyoto Distillery incorporates botanicals and traditional gin making techniques to deliver a complex taste.
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.
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.
tofubeats: from Netlabels to Warner, the Portrait of an Online Prodigy
From his childhood bedroom where he composed his first dance pop tracks to big nights out in Tokyo, tofubeats' talent has spread far and wide.
The Virtues of the Tea Ceremony in the Digital Age
Long considered as rigid and elitist due to its many rules, the Japanese tea ceremony has recently come back into fashion.
The Book ‘Tokyo Vice’ Comes to the Small Screen
After yakuza, hostess bars and trafficking of all kinds created intrigue in a successful novel, it wasn't long before the small screen snapped it up.
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.