Kōshū Inden: Supple deerskin adorned with lacquer patterns
Shopping for the Finest Japanese Products No.1: Ubukeya Nihonbashi-Ningyōchō, Tōkyō
Japan’s Most Dangerous National Treasure. Mt Mitoku and Nageire-dō
World Class Plant Breeders. The Edo Period Gardening Craze.
The Shikoku Pilgrimage and its 88 Sacred Sites The global appeal of the ‘Shikoku Henro’
Manga artist, Machiko Satonaka, speaks of the things she cherishes about Japan. The time of the Man’yōshū is when free expression and a distinctive Japanese culture began to emerge.