Manga artist, Machiko Satonaka, speaks of the things she cherishes about Japan. The time of the Man’yōshū, when a freedom of expression and a distinctive Japanese culture began to emerge.
Newly Registered UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of the World Japan’s “Raihō-shin: Ritual Visits of Deities in Masks and Costumes”
Interview: Noritake Satō, expert urushi lacquer craftsman leading restoration work at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nikkō Shrines and Temples.
The Shikoku Pilgrimage and its 88 Sacred Sites. The global appeal of the ‘Shikoku Henro’.
Getting to know Zen and zazen: making time for self-discovery
A Japanese Rail Travel Journal. Vol. 1: Comfortable and Convenient Rail Excursions from Tokyo
Nambu Tekki Ironware – Kamasada Iron Casting Studio, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture (Part 2 of 2)
Art and Design
Getting the Most out of That Art Exhibition Vol.02 Van Gogh Exhibition – Van Gogh and Japan
The Elegant World of Japanese Etiquette, Part 1: Chopstick Etiquette – Dining with Decorum
Getting the Most out of that Art Exhibition, Vol. 11. Perverse Japanese Art: From Zen Painting to Heta-uma