1. Obituary: Yamazaki Masakazu

    Renowned playwright, critic and philosopher Yamazaki Masakazu has passed away at the age of 86.Active as a playwri…

  2. “Insects: Models for Design”

    An exhibition at 21_21 Design Sight in Tokyo draws…

  3. Reiwa: The New Age of “Beautiful Harmony” 

    In this auspicious month of early spring, the weat…

  4. Shinkokinshu: An Anthology for Our Time

    Most Japanese newspapers carry a weekly column of …

  5. Anime Industry Hits Income Milestone

    The market size of the Japanese animation industry…

  6. Professor Yamazaki Awarded Order of Culture

  7. Underneath the Spreading Linden Tree: Haiku in Romania

  8. Reading the Seasons

  9. The Link Is the Thing

  10. Pikachu Outbreak Captures Hearts