Japanese Artist Creates Awesome Stamp Drawings
Hokkaido-based artist Baku Maeda has repurposed Japanese personal seals and stamps to create some incredible, whimsical illustrations.
Retro Maintenance Train Illustrations
The work of this Japanese illustrator focuses on Japan's unseen maintenance trains, which only work at night after regular service is finished.
10 Awesome Tokyo Art Galleries
Tokyo has the exciting, vibrant art scene you'd expect from Japan's capital. If you want to dive deep into the local art world, these 10 art galleries are a great place to start!
Japanese Artist Assembles Ukiyo-e Avengers
A Japanese illustrator that goes by the name Takumi has created some awesome ukiyo-e art of the Avengers to celebrate the release of the latest film in the hit Marvel franchise.
Calligraphy Artist Speaks with Her Brush
Japanese calligrapher Nobuko Obata has pursued her lifelong passion for calligraphy, despite an accident that left her without hands from a young age.
Tokyo Festival to Celebrate Japanese Manholes
This Tokyo extravaganza will include everything from actual beautiful manhole covers to goods like miniatures and doormats, as well as manhole cover snacks and treats!
The Ephemeral Art of Japanese Bathhouses
The artists who specialize in painting Japanese bathhouses are few in number, but their enduring artistic spirit ensures the profession lives on.
Exploring Art in the Ultimate Tokyo Staycation
If you're looking to dive deep into the art and culture of three of Tokyo's coolest neighborhoods without running yourself into the ground, this staycation itinerary is for you!
Japan's Best Flea Markets
Whether you're looking for arts, crafts, food or antiques, these are the best places in Japan to get your hands on unique items you won't find anywhere else, and at bargain prices!
Japanese Illustrator Brings Streets to Life
Masashi Shimakawa is a Japanese illustrator who uses his unique style to capture the everyday beauty of Japanese streets.
Make Japanese Pottery at Uzumako Art School
Don't just buy some Japanese pottery—why not make a piece yourself at the Uzumako Ceramic Art School?
Masking Tape 'Paintings' Reproduce Famous Work
Japanese artist Nasa Funahara creates stunning recreations of classic art using a beautiful traditional form of masking tape.
Interactive Map of Real Life Ukiyo-e Locations
Ever been curious about where in Japan your favorite iconic ukiyo-e print is actually depicting? Wonder no more!
An Avant Garde Twist on Traditional Culture
Two Japanese artists have been making humorous art that subverts Japanese traditions for an astounding 25 years!
Ginza Itoya: a Japanese Stationery Wonderland
Japanese stationery is among the best in the world and Itoya Ginza is one of the best places to experience it. A 12-story stationery wonderland with floors dedicated to a different themes, you're sure to be entranced for hours.
Eerie, Abstract Japanese Portraits
Japanese artist Teppei Takeda creates otherworldly portraits that are composed of intense, gestural brushstrokes.
Canvas Comes Alive in Immersive Installation
Japanese-Brazilian artist Oscar Oiwa has created an incredible, immersive installation that truly brings canvas to life!
Japanese Photographer Captures Deserted Tokyo
For almost 30 years, Japanese photographer Masataka Nakano has been capturing moments where Tokyo seems like a ghost town.
Complete Origami Experience at Origami Kaikan
Learn everything there is to know about the ins, outs, ups and downs of folding origami at this dedicated origami center.
Work-Life Balance Improves with Tiny Business
An increasing number of Japanese people are starting tiny businesses with small funds, and find that their work-life balance is improving without having to sacrifice their livelihoods.