Home Tags Japan

Tag: Japan

Japan’s Crown Princess set to take a new role as the...

A new era is about to dawn in Japan. Suffering from ill health, the elderly Emperor Akihito will abdicate the Chrysanthemum Throne in favour...

Japan and ‘Kintsugi’: an art form threading not just through pottery,...

The craftsman washes the clay from his hands. He boils some water for tea, and reaching for a teacup knocks it off the shelf....

Review: Ninagawa Macbeth

Shakespeare’s celebrated play of ambition, the supernatural, and a mad tyrant, iconically set in the scenic highlands of Scotland during the Middle Ages, is...

The Truth Behind the Travel Insta

Last June I filled my suitcase with a summer’s worth of denim shorts and sun-cream, bid a heartfelt farewell to my savings and hopped...

Tokyo care home attack: a hate crime against the disabled

Content warning: Murder, suicide. On Tuesday 26 July, Satoshi Uematsu walked into the west Tokyo care home where he used to work and stabbed 19...

EP Review: Exitpost – Nami

Self-described as “Tokyo-born, NYC stuck”, electronic artist Ken Herman, or Exitpost, gets an Exeposé look-in as a friend of trendy, Exeter-based, electronic pals Delmer...

Victory in Japan – seventy years on

Hiroshima and Nagasaki’s efforts to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the cities had a noticeable sense of calm. Bells marked the 70th anniversaries...

Games You May Never Have Heard Of: 9.03m

The beautiful, arty landscapes of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter aren't going anywhere in Rebecca's Games You May Never Have Heard Of. This time is...

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

Regular reviewer Chloe Glassonbury introduces us to Arthur Golden's unusual historical novel... Japan’s geisha are part of a centuries old practice with rich cultural traditions....