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Yukata/Kimono Trend Report: Check out five style-defining brands that are reinventing tradition. Sexism in the City: Will men and women be equal in Japan’s workforce? Plus: The Plight Of The Phantom Pig, Healthy Ice Cream, The Beauties of Akita and Q&A with Paralympics Athlete Saki Takakuwa.

The light and the dark of creativity: Rising stars from fashion week, design festa, and more. Capturing the art of bonsai. Where do all the ballerinas go? The underbelly of Japan’s entertainment biz. Plus: What to do in Jimbocho, why you should switch to charcoal soap, and fall foliage travel tips.

Inside Tokyo Apartments: Showcasing a collection of photographs featured in "Onago Room" by photographer Shiori Kawamoto. Plus: Exclusive Q&A with Anime Director Mamoru Hosoda, Youtube Sensations, and our Biannual Education Special.

By now, Dominique Ansel must be fairly used to receiving awards and titles. Time magazine named the Cronut® one of the “25 Best Inventions of 2013,” Business Insider placed him on their list of…

SAY WHAT?: The Real Escape Game was founded in 2008 by SCRAP, a Kyoto-based publishing company. It is known as the first live-action game in the world, and is mostly constructed with real…