Signatures: Virtus. Virtuoso. Chiho Kanzaki.
Araki Himself Explains the Masterpieces that Changed History
Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has been taking pictures for more than half a century, constantly taking on new themes and techniques.
Namio Harukawa, Master of Japanese SM Art
'Garden of Domina' offers a dive into the world of an icon of ‘oshiri’, whose work has now reached a global audience.
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.
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.
Manga and LGBT Characters: Are We Witnessing an (R)Evolution?
LGBT characters have been appearing more frequently in mangas since the 1970s, albeit in a very stereotypical manner. But things are changing