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.
Kōshū Inden: Supple deerskin adorned with lacquer patterns
Visiting Japan’s National Parks Daisen-Oki National Park Livestock Farming on the Oki Islands
The Shikoku Pilgrimage and its 88 Sacred Sites The global appeal of the ‘Shikoku Henro’
Art and Design
Yokoyama Taikan: Japan’s ‘National Artist’
World Class Plant Breeders. The Edo Period Gardening Craze.