Weekend Links from Around the Web
I must be on some weird b-grade Japanese movie kick, but this one looks good too.
Happy setsubun-no-hi! If you’re In Tokyo tomorrow (Sunday) these people are planning to throw 1.5 tons of beans off Tokyo Tower (and so can you).
A handy guide for famous foods in every Japanese prefecture.
5 words you must know before visiting Japan.
In a sluggish publishing market, Japanese men’s fashion mags stay in style.
Did you know 82 of the world’s 100 busiest train stations are in Japan?
Tokyo Shinbun created an augmented reality newspaper app for kids.
Kengo Kuma just won a contract to design a new museum in France.
And just when you thought it was over, the latest Gangnam Style parody.
Trending this week
- X-Ray Portraits of Couples by Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi
- Rough draft sketches turned into actual furniture by Daigo Fukawa
- Mirrored Infinity Room | Yayoi Kusama at David Zwirner
- Nudes Like You’ve Never Seen Before | Shinichi Maruyama at Bruce Silverstein
- Internet Cats are Reborn as Embroideries Peeking Out of Shirts
- Tatsuo Horiuchi | the 73-year old Excel spreadsheet artist