Freedom Time 22nd Anniversary Feat. Toshio Matsuura “LOVEPLAYDANCE” Release Party in Osaka & M

Line-up /<p>Guest DJ :<br>TOSHIO MATSUURA (Toshio Matsuura Group / WW TOKYO)<br>SHUYA OKINO (Kyoto Jazz Massive / Kyoto Jazz Sextet / WW KYOTO)<p>Guest Live Set : …


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Hotel Intergate Kyoto Shijo-Shinmachi opens its doors

Hotel Intergate Kyoto Shijo-Shinmachi<p><b>The first hotel to open for Granvista Hotels & Resorts Co. is the Hotel Intergate Kyoto Shijo-Shinmachi, which</b> …


Picklestone: a fun and beautiful way to make pickles

Pickles, or tsukemono, are the unsung heroes of Japanese cuisine. And now there’s a revolutionary new tool that builds on our predecessors …

Japanese Culture

Osamu Akimoto's Finder Manga Ends After 4 Chapters

Kochikame creator's manga ends on March 29<p>This year's seventh issue of Shueisha's Grand Jump magazine revealed last week that Osamu Akimoto's Finder …


Best Vegan Experiences in Kyoto: #1

For a city full of Buddhist monks, it can be surprisingly tricky to find quality vegan food in Kyoto. Fortunately the vegan and vegetarian options at …


Holmes at Kyoto Teramachi Sanjō Mystery Novels Get TV Anime This Summer

Antique shop owner's son, high school girl solve cases in Mai Mochizuki's stories<p>The wraparound jacket band on Mai Mochizuki and Ichiha Akizuki's …


BenTen Residences

In order to save a Meiji-period machiya in Kyoto's Higashiyama District, four friends pooled together their resources and had the two-level townhouse renovated and transformed into Shimaya Stays—two beautifully simple apartments that are now available for rent. Traditionally home to merchants and …


Premiere: Tyga Owns Up to His Unfaithfulness in "King of the Jungle" Video

Fresh off a European tour in support of his new album <i>KYOTO</i>, Tyga shares the video for "King of the Jungle."<p>The Tyga and Arrad Rahgoshay-directed clip …

Los Angeles

Tane Going Home in Kyoto

Funny Announcement Video from Taiki Waititi<p>I don’t know if you’ve seen Thor: Ragnorak, but you should! I was kind of getting tired of super hero …


Kokaistudios, Seth Powers · Brasserie Restaurant Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Designed by Kokaistudios, Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge is the core of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Kyoto. Adjacent to a UNESCO protected area, the …


Japanese Inspiration Drives Aurélie Mathigot for Paris Pop-Up – WWD

Aurelie Mathigot<p>Aurelie Mathigot<p>Courtesy Photo<p>A gift-wrap fabric for Otutumi by Aurélie Matigot<p>A gift-wrap fabric for Otutumi by Aurélie Matigot<p>An …


10 cool things to do in Kyoto

Shiny golden temples, ultra-calm Zen gardens and scarlet-lipped geisha are all evocative of Japan's old imperial capital. Kyoto is a soothing …


English map of sake breweries in western Japan available to foreigners

An English map introducing some 100 sake breweries in western Japan has been distributed to foreign tourists, with the aim of eventually boosting …


Tyga: Kyoto Album Review

Tyga is preposterous. He’s a platonic doofus, a happy-go-lucky heel, and a distillation of Los Angeles’ most garish impulses. The canary-yellow Lamborghini shrieking through red lights on Sunset Boulevard? That’s Tyga. A pseudo-pensive pose on the glass-ringed balcony of a rented Hollywood Hills …

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Kyoto develops new niche, hosting wedding ceremonies for international couples who cherish traditional Japan

More and more couples from overseas are holding wedding ceremonies in Kyoto, attracted by the ancient capital’s reputation as symbolizing traditional …


Stream Tyga’s New Album ‘Kyoto’

Tyga jets to <i>Kyoto</i> on his new album.Released via his Last Kings label, the 14-song set boasts guest spots from famous friends including Gucci Mane …

Gucci Mane

Tyga - "Kyoto" [ALBUM STREAM]

Stream <b>Kyoto</b> by Tyga above.<p>Bringing a completely new style to the table, Tyga delivers his follow up to <b>Bugatti Raw</b> featuring Tory Lanez, Gucci Mane, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Japanese Hair Stylist in Striped Street Style w/ Tunagi Japan, Dog Kyoto, Peace Minus One & Vans

Rikiya is a 21-year-old hair stylist we met on the street in Harajuku.Sporting a blonde asymmetric bob, Rikiya’s ensemble features a long-sleeved …

Street Style

Ink Review: Kyoto TAG Kyo-Iro 02 (Ohara's Morning Snow)

Swabs of the four Kyo-iro Inks from Kyoto TAGDuring my visit to Vanness Pens in December, Lisa and Mike were kind enough to send me home with samples …


Didi and SoftBank will launch ride-hailing service in Japan this year, matching users to existing taxi fleets, starting in Osaka, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Tokyo




Geisha girls in Kyoto copy Buddhist sutras

Geisha and their apprentices in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto have copied Buddhist sutras at one of the city's famous temples.<p>The event is part of an annual training session sponsored by a local foundation aimed at preserving and promoting the traditional entertainment culture.<p>More than 90 …


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Japanese stationery fans go crazy for memo pad that slowly reveals Kyoto temple as you use it

The<b> unusual memo pad</b> has become so popular it’s <b>caused the maker’s online store to shut down</b>.Japan knows how to do stationery. From dissolving …


Kyoto sets eyes on wealthy foreign tourists

The city of Kyoto, visited by over 50 million tourists a year, is boosting efforts to attract wealthy foreign travelers by offering cultural …


Kyoto Tag Nurebario Ink Review & Giveaway!

Kyoto Tag Nurebario Ink is just one of the Kyoto Tag inks that are now readily available in the United States and are available for immediate …

Watch Skrillex's Epic Extra Heavy Last Set Of 2017

<b>Skrillex</b> may have found out one of the most epic ways to close 2017: multiple sold out shows halfway around the world in <b>Kyoto, Japan</b>, alongside the …