This new B movie about killer sushi looks like all kinds of awesome.

Akira Kurosawa’s favorite actor Toshiro Mifune was tapped to play Darth Vader (but he turned it down)

A sad week for Japan. Film legend Nagisa Oshima passed away. So did industrial design giant Riki Watanabe.

And the New Yorker remembers Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu, who died last December at the age of 82

Interesting new site – basically a record of what used to be here. Good for fast-changing cities like Tokyo.

We were interviewed in the Japan Times! Yay!  You can read the full article here.

Stablemates: Rei Kawakubo collaborates with Hermès

Pictures from Tadashi Kawamata’s exhibition at BankArt

MoMA talks about the work of Noriko Ambe.

Exactly how hard is it to buy a gun in Japan? Very hard.

Japan had a big snowstorm this week so the local community helped clean up.