Paris, Tokyo: André Saraiva
In this episode, the world-renowned graffiti artist André Saraiva tells us about the strong links between his artwork and the city of Tokyo. Born in 1971 in Sweden and moved to Paris in 1981, André started painting his iconic alter ego “Mr. A” in 1994 and making many collaborations. Ten years later, he opened the legendary Parisian club Le Baron. Thereafter, he also produced a number of brand-new venues around the world, while pursuing his artistic journey.
Recipe for Ichiraku Ramen from ‘Naruto’ by Danielle Baghernejad
Taken from the popular manga with the character of the same name who loves ramen, this dish is named after the hero's favourite restaurant.
The Tradition of the Black Eggs of Mount Hakone
In the volcanic valley of Owakudani, curious looking black eggs with beneficial properties are cooked in the sulphurous waters.
Kodawari Tsukiji, an Immersive Fish Market Experience
This Paris restaurant recreates the atmosphere of the famous Tsukiji market and offers a creative menu based around seafood.
The Tattoos that Marked the Criminals of the Edo Period
Traditional tattoos were strong signifiers; murderers had head tattoos, while theft might result in an arm tattoo.
Breath Control with Tomohide Ikeya
The series 'Breath' by the Japanese photographer invites the audience to reflect on the notion of control through an underwater ballet.