Tagged: japan

Japanese wood joinery

Japanese wood joinery dates back to the seventh century and is a craftsmanship technique that involves complicated, interlocking wooden joints that form bonds without the use of nails, screws or adhesives. Even until recent...

Scenery

Ryo Fukui (1949-2016) was a Japanese jazz pianist based in Sapporo. He was born on June 1, 1948 in Biratori, Hokkaido. He played regularly at the “Slowboat” jazz club. Fukui died of a malignant...

Your name

Kimi no Na wa — or Your Name in English — has been praised and breaking records all over the world since its release last year, and it just broke another one. The film has officially...

Don’t tell mom

A nocturnal education film, designed to help children develop their emotions, expressions as well as language and physical skills by enjoying singing and exercising with a big brother. Production, direction, animation, editing: Sawako Kabuki...

Hisashi Ouchi

Hisashi Ouchi was one of the technicians working at a facility operated by JCO (formerly Japanese Nuclear Fuel Conversion Co.) in Tokai of Ibaraki Perfecture. He is one of the two fatalities of Tokaimura...

Nina Kraviz live @ Dommune Tokyo 2016-11-28

20 questions to Nina Kraviz by xlr8r.com 1. Where were you born and raised? In Siberia, 50 miles away from the deepest lake in the world. 2. Where do you now call home and...

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6 Things to know about seaweed

Seaweed may not be your first (or even second) choice as an appetizer, entrée, or snack, but in some parts of the world, seaweed is a regular part of the diet. In Scandinavia, seaweed...

Japanese farting scrolls

He-Gassen (屁合戦) is a Japanese art scroll created during the Edo period by an unknown artist or several unknown artists. The scroll depicts various scenes with one peculiar characteristic reoccurring throughout the scroll: at...