Nature has long ruled Miyazaki Prefecture. Located in the southeast of Kyushu, Miyazaki is surrounded by mountains from three sides, which protect it from chilly mainland winds and give it a pleasantly…

When we stumble out of bed each morning and grab the nearest item of clothing, hardly any of us are thinking of its story; where it came from, who made it and…

For more than 20 years, Okinawa has nurtured a growing trend toward achieving sustainability on all levels of society. In a rapidly changing world that is still negotiating a pandemic, many Okinawans…

On February 17, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) held its “Sustainable Recovery: TIME TO ACT” conference, laying down the roadmap for Tokyo to spearhead a global charge towards environmental sustainability.  Japan has…

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…