Life and Events
Art and Design
【Exhibition】Washoku. Nature and Culture in Japanese Cuisine. National Museum of Nature and Science, Ueno, Tokyo. March 14th – June 14th 2020.
＜Event＞ Art Mix Japan 2020. Niigata’s largest ever Art Mix Japan event, featuring a huge range of traditional Japanese art forms. April 18th and 19th, 2020.
Event 23rd Hina no Tsurushi Kazari Festival. Izu Inatori Onsen. Until March 31st.
【Exhibition】 History of Japanese Early Photography: Kantō Region. Images of Japan, 1853-1912. Tokyo Photographic Art Museum. March 3 – May 24, 2020.
What is true wealth? What is true happiness?
How can Zen meditation help us overcome our anxieties?
We asked Shōshū Hirai, from Zenshō-an, a Zen Buddhist temple, in Tokyo.
"Special Edition" List
Getting to know Zen and zazen: making time for self-discovery
Is it true that Japanese dog breeds are genetically closer to the wolf than any other breeds? Manabi Japan visited Azabu University’s Professor Takefumi Kikusui to unravel the mystery surrounding the origin of Japan’s iconic canines.
Visiting Japan’s National Parks. Aso-Kujū National Park. Born of Fire – The Rich Ecosystem of Mt Aso’s Pastoral Landscape.
National Parks of Japan. Vol. 4. Aso-Kujū National Park
The Boathouses of Ine Cove, Kyōto Prefecture.
The Chronicles of Old Edo, Vol. 2. The Magnificent Men of Old Edo.
"Art and Design" List
The Japanese House. Nambu Magariya, Iwate Prefecture. Where farming families once shared their houses with their precious horses.
The Japanese House: The Basic Elements of Traditional Japanese Residential Architecture.
"Life and Events" List
Living by the Old Calendar No. 1 Shiwasu and Mutsuki
A Guided Journey Through Japan’s Ancient Calendar. Vol. 04. The Day, the Month and the Year
Photographer Kenji Aoyagi Strolling the Rice Terraces Vol.6 Warabino no Tanada Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture
Rustic Wagashi – Traditional Japanese Hometown Sweets and Treats. Part 1. Hokkaidō and Tōhoku
"Great Masters" List
Yonematsu Shiono. Tales of people and the objects they treasure. Kanaigami Zashiki Brooms.
Shopping for the Finest Japanese Products No. 5: Kyō Rōsoku Nakamura – Traditional Handmade Candles, Sakyō-ku, Kyōto
Gasshōnoyado Shōshichi: A Thatched Farmhouse Inn in the Gokayama Hamlet of Ainokura.
Visiting Japan’s Renowned Castles. Takeda Castle Ruins – The Castle in the Sky.
"World Heritage" List
World Heritage in Japan. Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites, Tomioka City, Isezaki City, Fujioka City and Shimonita Town, Gunma Prefecture.
World Heritage Kasuga Grand Shrine. The Divine Protector of Ancient Nara.
Dressing up Everyday Meals Making the Most of Tableware Created by Renowned Japanese Artisans
Ikebana Artist Yuka Okubo’s “At Home with Ikebana”. No. 1: Gerberas to Brighten the Kitchen
Lake Yunoko Basking in Spring Sunshine: Nikkō National Park. Drone footage of scenic Japan Vol.3
Nasu Kōgen and Chausu-dake Peak. Drone footage of Scenic Japan Vol. 2
Yonematsu Shiono: Tales of people and the objects they treasure – Nambu Tekki
Shopping for the Finest Japanese Products No.1: Ubukeya Nihonbashi-Ningyōchō, Tōkyō
Shopping for the Finest Japanese Products No.2: Edo-ya Ōdenma-cho, Nihonbashi, Tōkyō
Edo Design: The Ingenuity of the Common People