An entertainment company in Japan is offering virtual vacations for tourists grounded by Covid-19 restrictions. “Passengers” can enjoy first-class seats with simulated views on a mock jetliner cabinet. They can even “take […]
Japan’s sushi and sashimi restaurants have traditionally relied on people with tuna-grading skills handed down through generations to help select high-quality tuna they serve to customers. But the human skills recently faced […]
At a remote temple in Japan cradled by a croissant-shaped mountain range, Akinobu Tatsumi leads a rare double life — as a Buddhist monk who preaches to his flock about DJing.
Strewn along the beach are people half buried in simmering sand, uniformed sentinels standing over them with shovels. Far from being macabre, Ibusuki beach is a rare natural spa with warm sands […]
Life as lesbian parents in Japan – “They think I’m raising someone else’s child”. A & O, a lesbian couple, have been together for more than twenty years. They have a five-year […]
It’s extremely difficult for anyone from the outside to make it in Japan, and it’s even harder in the entertainment industry. Dexter Thomas went to Tokyo to meet one Nigerian-American comedian who’s […]
A museum celebrating the work of the Japanese artist known as the ‘queen of polka dots’ has opened in Tokyo. Yayoi Kusama’s career has spanned more than seven decades. Her work commands […]
Japan just got a new, political party. Read more about ‘Kibo no To’ here. Wikipedia page here. PROMO: MEDIA:
Japanese audiophiles are spending thousands of dollars on high-end stereo systems. Some are even installing private utility poles for a personal source of electricity, all in a quest for aural perfection.
Italian director Andrea Cossu’s portrait of legendary Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, known for his controversial sexualised imagery.