Astro Boy Meets the Rinpa School of Painting
The classic anime characters by Osamu Tezuka that gave birth to modern anime come to life in this exhibit thanks to breathtaking backgrounds provided by the traditional Japanese painting school, Rinpa.
Top 3 Things to Experience in Takamatsu
From art islands to ancient gardens and intricate traditional lacquerware, there's plenty to enjoy in and around this Shikoku city.
20+ Free Museums & Art Galleries in Tokyo
All the culture you can get without spending a dime!
Bacon Ice Cream & Photographer Yoshiyuki Oku
Check out eccentric photographer Yoshiyuki Okayama's must-see exhibition, 'Bacon Ice Cream' in Shibuya!
Japanese Art & Design Shows in New York
Check out some Japanese-inspired art and design this spring in New York.
Wall Art Doubles as a Light-Emitting Lantern
Is it a lantern? Is it a photo of a lantern? Is it wall art? Well, it’s all of the above. And it’s the latest innovation from the mind-bending design duo YOY!
Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms
Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.
This Stylish Knife Showroom is a Cut Above!
This Niigata Prefecture showroom is truly a visual and hands-on experience for both beginners and experienced knife users.
Ever Seen a Paper Book Sculpture?
Discover how these books map out existing landscapes in order to give life to an inventive art form!
Painted Imaginary Camouflaged Leaf Insects
To avoid becoming prey, leaf insects use mimicry to blend into their surroundings. But what happens when the insect's natural environment has been completely destroyed?
Hisashi Tenmyouya's Imaginary Contraptions
Japanese artist Hisashi Tenmyouya teams with Indonesian husband-and-wife duo Indieguerillas for an exhibition at Tokyo's Mizuma Art Gallery.
Ghibli Celebrates 30 Years of Filmmaking
Studio Ghibli celebrates 30 years of filmmaking with a Roppongi exhibition filled with tons of memorabilia, Ghibli-themed food and limited-edition toys!
Hakone: A Checkpoint in History
Less than than two hours away from Tokyo, Hakone's hot springs and stunning views has been attracting visitors for more than 1,000 years.