Greenland: Fujiko & Ukichiro Nakaya’s Ginza Installation

Greenland: Fujiko & Ukichiro Nakaya’s Ginza Installation

Nested on the 8th floor of the Hermes building in Ginza, is the Maison Hermes Le Forum art space. The glass block walls filtering in the glow of daylight provide a vivid backdrop for Fujiko and Ukichiro Nakaya’s foggy art installation. Before the fog Specializing in glaciology, physicist Ukichiro Nakaya (1900 – 1962) is credited […]

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Manyo Club Urban Onsen

Manyo Club Urban Onsen

Urban Onsen  It took a 45 min drive from Tokyo. Manyo gets tanks of hot spring water delivered from Atami everyday. You can enjoy a variety of baths. Guests can enjoy a range of relaxing bathing facilities that include indoor baths, open-air baths, as well as an outdoor foot spa. Different bath types: Yudokoro / Bath […]

Artist Spotlight: Ryo Inoue of Bijutune

Artist Spotlight: Ryo Inoue of Bijutune

Bijutune is a children’s educational television series (short films), produced by NHK and created by Ryo Inoue.The program teaches fine arts  with a little nonsense. Ryo Inoue is a composer and singer and animator. He creates them all by himself. Bijutune town event was held at Yokohama sogo loft last week. Take a look at Botticelli’s […]

Cup Noodle Museum

Cup Noodle Museum

In Japan, there is a museum for everything. Have you been parasite museum in Meguro?Anyway in Yokohama Minatomirai, there is a museum dedicated to Cup Noodles , the  instant ramen created in 1971 by Momofuku Ando.   In winter Mr. Cup Noodle shovels snow in front of his own museum. Mr. Cup Noodle forced to shovel snow […]

Shinjuku Golden Gai

Shinjuku Golden Gai

Amid the towering buildings and flashing lights of Eastern Shinjuku lies a small block of narrow streets and tiny shop fronts. This is Shinjuku Golden Gai (Golden Street), an assortment of miniature bars some no larger than a few square meters. Decorated doorways Each of the many establishments features its own theme and decor both […]