Tokyo Weekender’s series TW Creatives features various works by Japan-based writers, photographers, videographers, illustrators and other creatives in a bid to provide one additional platform for them to exhibit their talent. The works submitted…

Two sapphic women, a murder case, an obsession for lust and a question: Would you kill for love?

Kochi's local-turned-global performing arts is all about freedom of expression — and now, it finally goes online in a one-off glorious performance

New York. Paris. Tokyo. Vogue is a rich and storied dance form, taking the world by storm. In recent years, voguing has become increasingly prominent in Tokyo and Osaka’s house music scenes.…

Hundreds of smiling faces gathered on Zoom for the second year in a row for the annual College Women’s Association of Japan (CWAJ) meeting and scholarship announcement on May 19, 2021. Last year might…

Women in Japan face countless issues, yet there are so many females here that have shown it is still possible to shine in a male-dominated society. Examples in the art and literature…

Many of us are drawn to Japan from a need to find somewhere to belong. I arrived in Kanto in 2018, after three years in the deep countryside of northern Kyushu. What…

Whether we scoured online forums for new openings or we applied to the coveted JET program, teaching English is how many expats first start their lives in Japan. Despite teaching ranking among…

Yoshiro Mori has resigned from his position as Tokyo Olympics organizing committee head for his recent sexist remarks. For successor, he appointed a man a year older than him, the former head…

Tokyo — a collision of neon futurism, traditional roots and enigmatic citizens. A powerful melting pot of ancient rituals and pioneering designers with no regards to universal fashion trends. In the early ‘80s…

It’s clear that LGBTQ+ representation has significantly grown in popular cinema in just the past few years. But too often in this conversation are non-Western movies neglected. Of course, as the calls…