Japan

Ekaterina Bazhenova-Yamasaki’s Memory Turned Into Flesh
Art & PhotographySee photographs taken inside Japanese love hotels exploring female desire
Studio Ghibli is hiring
Film & TVYour dream job just became available at Studio Ghibli
Pixy Liao’s Open Kimono
Art & PhotographyPhotographer Pixy Liao on how humour and Japanese cinema shape her work
tokyogaypride
PoliticsCouples in Japan file Valentine’s Day lawsuits in marriage equality fight
Perfume
MusicA conversation with Perfume, Japan’s most futuristic pop band
Japanese lesbian couple marrying in 26 countries
Life & CultureLesbian couple to marry 26 times abroad to call for equality in Japan
FINAL PHOTOS OF THE YEAR GIF
Art & PhotographyThe 20 best photos of 2018
Dior pre-fall 19 Tokyo
FashionDior built a giant, sexy robot in Tokyo for its Pre-AW19 men’s show
cowboy bebop
Film & TVBeloved anime Cowboy Bebop is getting a live action remake
Yutaka Sakano: Jean-Michel Basquiat 1983
Art & PhotographyUnseen photos of Jean-Michel Basquiat wearing Issey Miyake in the 80s
Yasumasa Morimura
Art & PhotographyThe Japanese artist putting himself in the world’s most famous art works
Yayoi Kusuma
Art & PhotographyYayoi Kusama is fighting back against rip-offs of her work
Yayoi Kusama, Kusama: Infinity
Art & PhotographyInside the lost years of Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusuma
Art & PhotographyA major new Yayoi Kusama exhibition has just opened in London
Gaspar Noe
Film & TVGaspar Noé on 20 years of shocking the world
Fumi Nagasaka’s Teenage Riot
Art & PhotographyPhotographer Fumi Nagasaka captures the quiet riots of teenage girlhood
Dior Homme SS19 paris fashion week
FashionDior is heading to Tokyo for its first ever men’s Pre-Fall show
Aya by Francesca Allen
Art & PhotographyFrancesca Allen’s new photo book explores Japanese womanhood and friendship
Cav Empt
FashionThe story of how secretive streetwear brand Cav Empt was born
Chloé Jafé’s 命預けます
Art & PhotographyBehind the Yakuza: documenting the women of Japan’s mafia
Unico
Film & TVThe godfather of manga’s traumatising 80s cult anime about a lonely unicorn
46-Raf-Simons-SS-1998
FashionAn archive of rare Raf Simons items just went on sale in Japan
studio ghibli
Film & TVTake a sneak peek at the Studio Ghibli theme park
Wes Anderson Day
Film & TVWes Anderson, Jason Schwartzman, and Roman Coppola go deep on Isle of Dogs