With a latitude of 26º North and a longitude of 141º East, Rebun pokes out from the ocean northwest of Hokkaido. It’s Japan’s north-most island, and traveling its coastline would take one on a 72km round trip. From sea level to its highest point at 490 meters, this micro-thermal island is blanketed with flora.
The Vision of Toshiyuki Inoko, a Founder of teamLab
What exactly is teamLab, known as an art collective? To find out, we interviewed its founder and chief representative, Toshiyuki Inoko.
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.
Undiscovered by Tourists: Shibamata, the Hidden Face of Tokyo
Shibamata district, located 20 minutes from Tokyo Skytree by train, is a place that retains its simplicity, charm and history.
Kiyoshi Awazu’s Psychedelic Prints
During Japan’s post-war decades, the pioneering graphic designer’s vivid abstractions laid foundations for the country’s graphic design.
Kishin, Kyoto's King of Breakfast
In this restaurant, chef Atsushi Nakahigashi only serves Kyoto-style meals made from local ingredients, available between 07:30 and 13:30.