The Spectacular Story Behind Keiko's Kimono
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Taylor Hawkins is back with another poignant look at the world of Japanese craftsmanship, but this time focusing on one remarkable artisan in particular: Keiko Tanabe, a master of the 'yuzen' kimono dyeing process.
Tokyo Time Lapse
Award-winning international photographer Matthew Pillsbury takes a long look at Tokyo, offering a contemplation of the profound socio-technological complexity of this massive city.
There's plenty to see when taking in the sights of Japan—just be sure to look down, or you might miss the intricate art of Japanese manhole covers right at your feet!
Mouthwatering Miniature Models
These miniature models of Japanese food have us craving the real McCoy!
Takeshi Miyakawa's Solo Sculpture Exhibition
Brooklyn-based Japanese designer Takeshi Miyakawa currently has a solo exhibition at John Doe gallery. On display are a series of sculptural pieces, both abstract and functional, that capture Miyakawa’s knack for reframing the small and ordinary.
Kiyohiko Azuma’s Urban Sketches of Japan
Manga artist Kiyohiko Azuma draws the main character of his popular work 'Yotsuba&!' as an adorable cartoon, but his cityscapes are incredibly realistic in contrast. Take a look at a few of his wonderful sketches.
Like Father, Like Son
This anime artist turns his young sons' sketches into awesome character designs.
Artist Imagines Fruits & Veggies in the Future
A Japanese art student used his senior thesis to show off 10 different fruits and vegetables in cylindrical form, each consistent to its original size, to make a bold statement about the future of food.
Mechanical Pencil Lead Sculptures Defy the Eye
Simply titled "Lines," this series of minimal, geometric sculptures created by art student Maho Takahashi only uses two materials, lead and paper, to create three-dimensional shapes along with two-dimension lines.
The Pokéworld Meets Our World
We all wish Pokémon could exist in real life, but one 3-D artist has taken matters into his own hands and has drawn Pokémon in our world.
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa is a must-see spot when visiting the region. Here's why!
Toshihiko Hosaka's Incredible Sand Sculptures
Check out the unbelievable sand sculptures by Japanese artist Toshihiko Hosaka, who takes playing in a sandbox to new levels!
A New Approach to Flower Arrangement
Artist Anju Miyawaki has a new and unique way to create "ikebana," the Japanese art of flower arranging, with her exhibition titled "Flat Ikebana."
How to Draw Intimate 'Boys Love' Scenes
From hugs to piggybacks and intimate kisses, this reference manual is filled with romantic male-on-male BL scenarios.
2 Sparkly Exhibitions Are Shining in Tokyo
If you happen to admire sparkly, shiny objects, and you live in Tokyo, you’re in luck thanks to these two exquisite exhibitions!
12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Spring
From plum blossoms to cherry blossoms and hydrangea, there are wonderful things to discover in Ibaraki from February to late June.
Up Your Origami Game with Laser-Cut Paper
Laser-cut paper combines 'kirigami' and 'origami' art forms into one beautiful creation.
The Eccentric Artwork of Kawanabe Kyosai
Nothing was off limits for this eccentric 19th century Japanese artist, including cute cats, landscapes, the occult and eroticism.
Matto's 'Tokyo Storefront' Illustrations
Mateusz Urbanowicz is a Polish artist making his living here in Japan as an animator and artist. And when he's not working on hit films, like "Your Name," he's working on his own projects. One cool example are these fascinating Tokyo storefront drawings!
East Japan Shines in 5 Videos of Wintry Wonder
If you can't make your way out to Fukushima, Tochigi or Ibaraki Prefectures, Diamond Route Japan is bringing their majesty to your screen in five breathtaking videos that will have you packing your bags immediately!