Video: Taking a Spin on the Shuto Expressway, Tokyo’s Urban Motorway
From Toyosu to Ueno, traversing the famed Rainbow Bridge and on to Ginza, for a small fee, Tokyo’s motorway cuts through the Japanese capital, allowing drivers to witness a panoply of panoramas and landscapes. The view from the Rainbow Bridge is maybe the most impressive and its beauty is really amplified by this video, filmed with a mounted camera. Buckle up, we’re off!
The Four Leaves Villa, The House That Mirrors Nature
Located in the heart of the Karuizawa forest in Japan, the Four Leaves Villa, designed by architecture studio Kias, blends into the landscape.
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.
Japan's Most Secretive Valley
Hard to access, Iya Valley stores remains of ancient and rural Japan with its untamed wilderness, far from the frenzy of busy cities.
Kanso, One of the Seven Pillars of Wabi-Sabi
Meaning simplicity or purity, this principle from zen philosophy encourages the elimination of clutter.
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.