Tokyo has a major new museum in the form of the Sumida Hokusai Museum, which opened on November 22nd in east Tokyo's Sumida ward. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Kazuyo Sejima (SANAA) with bold ...
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Parco will open Gallery X By Parco, a new art space in Shibuya on December 9th. The temporary venue will host art, music and performance events in the heart of the commercial district. Gallery X ...
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Another teaser trailer has been released for the Hollywood live-action film adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. Before you get too excited, it's still just a teaser at this point but offers a ...
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This month marks 30 years since the first episode of the anime Dragon Ball was originally broadcast in Japan. So what better excuse is there for a few pop-up cafes in Japan's two major ...
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A must-have for board game enthusiasts and fans of Japanese crafts
The weekly tabloid Shukan Bunshun has alleged that talent agency LDH bribed officials at the Japan Record Awards to secure the win last year for Sandaime J Soul Brothers and their song, Unfair ...
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Apparel brand Beams has produced a music video charting 40 years of Tokyo fashion and music culture. Forming one part of the Beams 40th anniversary project, Tokyo Culture Story, the video ...
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Roppongi Art Night returns this weekend, switching from its usual March date to the autumn and this year taking place over three days and two nights rather than the regular single Saturday ...
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It was touted as a "Japanese virtue" during the final speeches for Tokyo's 2020 Olympic Games bid and has become a ubiquitous buzzword ever since, but it seems that reality has some way to go before ...
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It has become popular for regional cities and prefectures to product publicity films in the hope that they go viral. Many of these are aimed at increasing tourists, whiles, like the one made by ...
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Roppongi continues to throw off its sleazy reputation and become a major art and design destination in Tokyo. A new art building opens on October 21st, bringing together three major gallery ...
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The current frontrunner for the leadership of Japan's main opposition party, the recently rebranded Democratic Party, is facing accusations of not being Japanese enough. It is no secret that Renho ...
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Visitors passing through Promenade Road, the underground passageway at the Marunouchi Line of Shinjuku Station, can currently pop into a photo booth to get their portrait taken in the style of ...
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The first Muslim fashion show will held in Japan in November as part of Hala Expo Japan 2016. Organized in partnership with the Malaysia-based Moslema In Style, Tokyo Modest Fashion Show will take ...
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Designs for the official 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games commemorative coins have been released. There are two designs: one for the Olympic Games and one for the Paralympic Games. On the front, ...
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Earlier this year we reported on the opening of Archi-Depot, Japan's first architecture models museum. The company behind the museum, Warehouse Terrada, is actually pioneering a whole new art ...
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