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At five years old, Ibuki Kuramochi could often be found drawing portraits of customers at her grandfather’s sake shop in Gunma Prefecture, delighting them with her already impressive talent. Later at age…

Gesshin Claire Greenwood is probably not what you expect to fit the image of a monk in Japan. She’s female, American and was only 24 years old when she was ordained as…

The Japanese concept of shinrin-yoku is trending around the globe. Following the release of a new book on the topic by Dr Qing Li of Tokyo’s Nippon Medical School, we look at…

Even though Tokyo fashion can be wild and unpredictable, it can also be the opposite. Walk around the city and soon you’ll begin to spot a few sartorial stereotypes. Here are six…

The high humidity and soaring temperatures of summer in Japan can call for creative measures when it comes to keeping cool – from wearing absorbent cotton yukata and guzzling down kakigori (shaved ice)…

From frilly Lolita fashion and schoolgirl uniforms to voluptuous anime beauties and virginal pop idols, the discourse between Japan’s obsession with female “cuteness” and its outdated (but prevailing) lack of gender equality…

Want to explore K-beauty but can’t make it all the way to South Korea? Luckily Tokyo has its very own Korea Town (Shin Okubo) packed with beauty shops where you can hunt…

From April 13 to 15, lovers of K-pop, K-drama, K-fashion, and K-beauty will be flocking to KCON Japan 2018, the world’s largest Korean culture convention, which stretches over three days at Makuhari Messe. Last year saw almost 50,000 visitors attending, with…