Nature’s Bounties: Florescence
Shichiku Garden in Obihiro, Hokkaido, is home to nearly 2,500 varieties of flowers over 15,000m² of land. There’s so much beauty to be taken in, and there’s one woman who simply can’t get enough of it.
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.
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.
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.
Takashi Murakami, a World Apart
Takashi Murakami's crazy, kawaii pop universe also incorporates political, cultural, social and religious elements.