KI NO BI: Pioneering Gin Episode 1
Craft gin is revolutionising the spirits industry, and The Kyoto Distillery is pioneering this territory. As Japan’s first dedicated gin distillery, The Kyoto Distillery incorporates botanicals and traditional gin making techniques to deliver the complex taste to their maiden product, a dry London gin christened KI NO BI. In this episode, we’ll introduce you to the person who made it happen, David Croll, CEO of Whisk-e Limited.
Japanese Society and Self-Harm
Photographer Kosuke Okahara followed six young girls experiencing suffering in 'Ibasyo -Self-injury, proof of existence-'.
Tohl Narita, an Iconic ‘Tokusatsu’ Visual Artist
Artistic director and creator of cult characters like Ultraman, this artist shaped the history of special effects in Japanese cinema.
‘Cure’, the Fear of Emptiness
At the crossroads between film noir and the fantastic, Kiyoshi Kurosawa depicts a manhunt where fear infiltrates a lifeless society.
'The Spirit of Pleasure', a Glimpse into Eroticism in Japan
From the cult of the samurai to that of geishas and the tightening of conventions, this essay traces the history of hedonism in Japan.
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.