KI NO BI: Pioneering Gin Episode 2
KI NO BI ranked among ‘the world’s most innovative spirits launches in 2016’ and is crafted using a rice spirit base with Japan-sourced ingredients such as yuzu citrus, sansho berries (Japanese peppercorn), hinoki cypress, and gyokuro tea to provide distinctive notes and a revealing finish. In this episode, we’ll visit with The Kyoto Distillery’s head distiller, Alex Davies, and explore his craft of vinting a traditional London dry gin steeped in traditional Japanese culture.
Celebrating the Beauty of Japanese Trees
Yoko Ikeda, Toshio Shibata and Lena C. Emery, are all celebrating the majestic nature of Japanese trees in their own way, with a book and a exhibition.
The Emperor of Japanese Porn is Now the Star of a New Netflix Series
Deliciously funny, The Naked Director especially succeeds in reviving the atmosphere that was so characteristic of 1980s Japan.
Genbi Shinkansen: a Train Transformed into a Modern Art Museum
Why not take advantage of a train journey to become initiated into modern art? The Genbi Shinkansen is the fastest artistic experience in the world.
Could the Future of Food be 3D Printed Sushi?
The Asian company Open Foods has the ambition to create 3D printed sushi, rich in nutrients and specially adapted to each consumer.
Araki Freely Uses Different Cameras in His Compound-eye Photographic Technique
Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki bounces between formats from mid-sized cameras and compact cameras to instant film, exploring the secrets hidden within his equipment.