A mecca of manga and anime is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Tokyo this spring. Japan’s largest anime chain’s Animate Ikebukoro Flagship Store feted its grand opening on March 16, to the joy of otaku everywhere.
A giant of French haute couture fashion has arrived in Tokyo this spring. The Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition celebrates the iconic couturier’s designs and his close ties to Japan.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Revisiting a memorable trip to Japan, where a cherry-blossom party runs wild and romance cuts short.
His buildings, sustainable design philosophy, and commitment to public art win the Westbank founder awards and kudos around the world, but at home he’s a polarizing figure.
At the age of 88, art legend Yayoi Kusama has opened her own gallery, the much-anticipated Yayoi Kusama Museum.
Should you find yourself in Tokyo, and in need of a break, here are a few places to unwind.
Skip over Western-style accommodations in favour of boutique hotels with local charm. Here, four of the best.
Interconnected mini-exhibits and pop-ups celebrating contemporary Japanese architecture, design, and cuisine.
Founded in 1872 by Arinobu Fukuhara, Shiseido is widely credited with bringing aspects of Western life and culture to the East.