All About Japan

An Old Spin on Some Modern Characters

From Disney's Frozen to One Piece, these animated classics are getting an 'ukiyo-e'-style makeover!

Ukiyo-e in Californ-i-ay

One early 20th century Japanese artist helped strengthen the cultural bridge between Japan and the U.S. by recreating the Golden State in ukiyo-e.

7 Lesser-Known Art Galleries You Should See

In Japan you can find delicate scrolls, exquisite pottery and incredible kimono art along with works by Yoshitomo Nara, Henri Matisse or Pablo Picasso—you just need to know where to look!

Making Waves in the Fashion World

The 2016 spring collection from Russian designer Alena Akhmadullina draws inspiration from an unlikely source: a world-renowned ukiyo-e artist.

5 Classic Cultural Activities in Saitama

Located just north of Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture has preserved beautiful pockets of traditional Japan. While there's much to see, there's just as much that you can try out first-hand!

Pokémon Art with a Traditional Twist

Pokémon look more distinguished than ever in authentic 'ukiyo-e' that pay homage to a pair of feudal Japan’s greatest artists.

Hungry for Art? Try Some of These Cookies

A Japanese cookie artist turns blank cookie canvases into unbelievable edible masterpieces!

Spanish Street Artist Leaves an Exquisite Mark

During the month of June, 2015, Spanish street artist Pejac was traveling through Asia installing whimsical, captivating and sometimes provocative street art.

Fine Wine Meets Fine Art

Rather than using traditional paints to recreate classic paintings, Sanja Jankovic turns to a rather unconventional art medium.

Mario and Luigi Get a Makeover

Reimagined as the famed gods Fujin and Raijin, the Mario Brothers look as if they could take down Bowser with only one punch!

Ukiyo-e Isn't Just Skin Deep

This collection of ukiyo-e prints illustrates what's going on deep inside the body.

Wooden Ukiyo-e Star Wars Phone Case

This iPhone case takes its design cue from a very special ukiyo-e woodblock print, one of only three in the world officially approved by Lucasfilm.

Decorate Your Lair with Sith Lords

Furniture manufacturer IDC Otsuka has unveiled its Star Wars/Premium Home Collection—a set any Jedi Master would love to get their hands on!

3rd Round of KISS Ukiyo-e On Sale Now!

Incredible artists collaborate to produce woodblock prints based on KISS rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer Paul Stanley.

Japan's 4 Most Notable Volcanoes

Because of its location on the Ring of Fire, Japan has more than 100 volcanoes—making it a top destination for those interested in these powerful symbols of danger and beauty.

Ukiyo-e Paintings Get a Modern-Day Makeover

Thanks to the brilliant Sanjushichi Segawa, we can now enjoy some classic paintings with a modern twist.

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.

100 Views of Tokyo

Embark on an artistic journey throughout Tokyo with Shinji Tsuchimochi's 100 illustrations!

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