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10 Hottest Japanese Fashion(Clothing) Brands

10 Hottest Japanese Fashion Brands!

Are you planning to go shopping in Japan but have no idea of where to go? We rounded up a list of popular Japanese fashion brands so that you can find investment in your personal clothing style! If you are curious about the recommendations for shopping at Japanese clothing stores,…read more

Yokai, Japanese Kind of Ghost

Yokai, Japanese Kind of Ghost

Japan truly is a mystic island. In the middle of tall buildings, there could be found a tiniest rusty shrine. Palm size mountain of sault in front of a restaurant would welcome you at the entrance when you go out to eat at traditional Japanese place. In the mystic country,…read more

The list of Japanese famous Ukiyoe works which are influenced Portrait of Pere Tanguy painted by Van Gogh

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Ukiyo-e would be one topic when people talk about Japanese art. What comes into your mind when you think of ukiyo-e? Vivid color? A woman wearing kimono? A face of Kabuki actor? Some of you might already have your own favorite artist. But can you imagine the shock it brought…read more

iPhone Finger Painting by Seikou Yamaoka

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Do you remember the last time you intentionally went out without your mobile phone? Do you ever imagine going about your day without ever checking your smartphone or tablet to see if anything new is up (yes, don’t we all enjoy checking for the imaginary messages)? Let’s face it. We…read more

Akira Ymaguchi Next Japanese Modan Woodblock Print Artist!

Imagine yourself sitting in a peaceful tatami-room in a Kyoto temple trying to create zen moment. You smell natural wood of the gracefully aging construction and the grass used to weave tatami creates earthy scent as it gets warm with your body heat. You breathe in deep, then take a…read more

Why Picatyuu Cosplay Makes A Clear Divide Between Boys and Girls

Picatyuu Cosplay

Cosplay is a short term word of Costume play, which is widely known as one of the Japanese subcultures spreading around the world. If you are an arty type, it is an extremely wonderful art-platform where you can express and show off your creativity. You may find it helpful to…read more

Five Reasons Why “Kyary Pamyu Pamyu” Is Getting Popular Around the Globe

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Kyary Pamyupamyu has proved to be one of the fiercest ladies in pop as well as the most-followed celebrity from Japan. The 24-year-old is undoubtedly one of the most popular singers of the last decade. As popular singer song writer Katy Perry introduced her on Twitter, her music contents have…read more

Top 5 Samurai Anime that Blow Your Mind

Top 5 Samurai Anime that Blow Your Mind

With so many Samurai anime clamoring for attention these days, you almost need to make a list to watch as it’s overwhelming to choose from. For those who just begun to take a interest in Japanese SAMURAI anime or a long-time anime-lover, read on. Here is a list of Samurai…read more

Risuke Fukahori Who Can Create Goldfish

Risuke Fukahori Who Can Create Goldfish

If you like the calming effect of seeing fish effortlessly swimming and sliding in the water, I have an artist just for you. Now let us dive into his water wonder land.

Hokusai Daughter, Oui Katsushika, Is Another Genius!

Hokusai Daughter, Oui Katsushika, Is Another Genius!

Hokusai Katsushika is one of the most celebrated ukiyo-e artist of Edo period. He had a great influence over artists like Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh just to name a few. Hokusai is the best known for ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’ and I bet you would have seen…read more