This summer, Tokyo is going mad for ninja (again). “The Ninja: Who Were They?” is an exhibition at Miraikan, a science museum in Tokyo, until October 10th. While ninjas might seem a better ...
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To celebrate the 100 years since the Dada art movement launched in Europe, a series of commemorative events is happening around Tokyo this summer. Dada, or Dadaism, was an anti-art movement ...
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After previous successes such as Infinity of Flowers with Gucci and Night Wonder Aquarium, teamLab has now teamed up with online retailer DMM and Fuji TV to create a new major summer attraction in ...
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Have you ever wanted to be something you physically can't? Perhaps a world-class athlete? Or a top mountain climber? What about a member of another race? Moreover, an ultranationalist?! Go! Go! ...
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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
As reported last year, Warehouse Terrada will officially open Japan's first architecture model museum in Tokyo on June 18th. Exhibiting architecture is always difficult. Although there are regular ...
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There is opportunism and then there is plain misunderstanding. A politician from the newly christened Democratic Party have seized on an overseas cartoon to support their belief that the other G7 ...
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Oh, dear. A big Japanese corporation has done it again: made a marketing campaign that is causing offense to some. Kirin is promoting its recently relaunched tea product Namacha with a new online ...
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The return to Japanese TV screens last week of the 32-year-old unmarried TV "talent" Becky was a major event for the entertainment industry. Her homecoming after weeks of exile attracted 24% of the ...
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Japan has a troubled relationship with feminism to put it mildly. Remember Bijin Uketsuke, the "beautiful receptionist" app? Or the jeers Ayaka Shiomura had to endure in the Tokyo Assembly from ...
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The new 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games logo has been announced. The official logo was confirmed today as "Harmonized Chequered Emblems," which was Design A in the shortlist and arguably ...
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The Mori Art Museum opened the current iteration of its "Roppongi Crossing" series of exhibitions. Organized every three years, the exhibition is the largest of its kind in Japan devoted to ...
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Although many bemoan the state of the Japanese music industry, at least the talented people tasked with making the music videos seem to be keen on pushing boundaries. "Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta" ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
We first wrote back in 2014 about Babymetal's quest to conquer the world after they were covered by the online edition of UK fashion magazine i-D. At the time, the part gothic Lolita idols, part ...
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Maker culture sites, fab labs and hackerspaces have been springing up all over Tokyo in recent years, offering designers (both established professionals and aspiring amateurs) the chance to share ...
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The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there. LP Hartley wrote those words as the opening of The Go-Between, a very English novel about very English themes. But the message ...
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