Nearly 50 years after Setsuko Mitsuhashi’s early death, her legacy lives on and in the hearts of anyone who sees her art.
Whether she’s depicting herself or something else, the act of making a picture clearly brought Yuki Ogura a sense of completion and even joy.
Tomohito Ushiro’s design features billions of shifting lighting patterns and encourages people to use the restroom without “feeling stress.”
Masaaki Yuasa’s latest anime feature embodies a revolutionary spirit in its tale of outcasts breaking ground in medieval Japan.
From 1968 to 1973, the Nihon Documentarist Union did radical documentary work in Japan. They made two films in Okinawa before, during, and after its reversion.
You don’t have to be an anime-head to appreciate these early-career shorts by the founders of Studio Ghibli.
Mako Komuro, who shed her noble title in 2017, is working on a show of Japanese hanging-scroll paintings at the New York museum.
After years of disrepair, architect Kisho Kurokawa’s iconic building will be disassembled one capsule at a time.
An exquisitely illustrated and enlightening new book reveals the screen’s unique role in Japanese history and culture from its origins to the 20th century.
Moriguchi, who studied in Japan and Paris, took the influence of Op art and applied it to the traditional art of kimono painting.
The Japanese filmmaker’s international profile has skyrocketed over the past year thanks to his new films Drive My Car and Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, both of which are now hitting theaters.
In Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Wife of a Spy, a woman becomes embroiled in exposing Japanese war crimes in Manchuria.