The surprise smash hit event of 2015 in Tokyo was the Shunga Exhibition, the first such large-scale public showing of erotic prints in Japan. 200,000 people packed the tiny Eisei Bunko Museum over ...
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After American street artist DAAS stunned us with his vibrant burial mound-inspired mural in Takatsuki, here's another example of superb recent street art in Japan. While a lot of great street art ...
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American street artist DAAS has produced an awesome mural in Takatsuki City, a suburb of Osaka. Part of the Takatsuki Art Expo 2015, the mural was first featured on Street Art News. The ...
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Take three cups, add some clever drawing and cutting, plus a fair amount of skill... and then you can create your very own animated One-Punch Man comic, a sort of modern-day kamishibai-style rotating ...
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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
All year Japan has been going Star Wars crazy, not least because a certain film sequel is about to be unleashed on the world box office. This has lead to a slew of products and tie-ups. Some of ...
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JR East has announced the Genbi Shinkansen, a new train on the Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train line running between Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata stations inspired by contemporary Japanese art. The ...
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Arts Council Tokyo has announced the first hints of what we might expect from the cultural events organized in conjunction with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Inspired by the success ...
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Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang will be arriving in Roppongi in March 2016. The Snoopy Museum, the second in the world, is opening in Roppongi for a limited two and a half ...
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Relax in the bath while keeping the water warm and the things you need close at hand!
The Franco-German artist Benoît Maubrey will create a unique loudspeaker torii shrine gate in Kobe this September as part of the Kobe Biennale. Maubrey's acoustic shrine gate will be installed in ...
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People recently got very angry about the "kimono incident" at Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), which was canceled after being called "racist" by protesters. The event allowed visitors to try on a ...
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Spanish street artist Pejac has just finished an Asian tour, taking in Hong Kong and Seoul. His last stop was Tokyo, where he wreaked some creative anarchy on the streets. He exploited local ...
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Tails of Head is a project by HYdeJII where a specially adapted robotic vacuum cleaner creates paintings using multiple colors. Head-kun (aka Mr Head) is the artist. According to his (?) profile, ...
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Japan Trend Shop offers the most original lineup of Japanese products on the internet. From beauty gadgets to designer household items, cosmetics, food, pet products, and electronics... Something new for everyone!
Go hunting for Shaun the Sheep in Omotesando this June in a special art and charity event called "Shaun in Japan". The Shaun-hunting event has already been a success in the Aardman Animations ...
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We want to showcase the incredible "ice cream face" art of Makoto Asano. He posts the faces, carved out of mini Häagen-Dazs ice cream pots, on his Instagram account. He's been working on the ...
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"Schoolgirl Animals" is an exhibition currently running at BAMI Gallery in Kyoto until May 31st, featuring an array of beguiling images of female school students in their uniforms and other ...
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