“Nude” Photos of Pastel-Colored Urban Tokyo by Rumi Ando

Tokyo-based photographer and retoucher Rumi Ando creates unsettling urban landscape photography of Tokyo. Seemingly nostalgic yet out-of-place, Ando has retouched each of her photographs, painstakingly removing all evidence of human life except for the buildings they’ve built. All windows, A/C units, antennas, ducts—”noise” as Ando calls them—have vanished, leaving only the skin of a city: a nude Tokyo. Continue reading »

Japanese Company Creates One-Piece Transparent Anti-fog and Anti-Splash UV Sunglasses

Sunglasses are made of lightweight plastic and fully ergonomic. Meanwhile, it comes with the one piece nose pads to let you more comfortable. It’s scratch-resistant and unbreakable. Enjoy the comfort while being stylish! Continue reading »

This Takashi Murakami Flower Pan Lets You Make Kawaii Pancake Art At Home To Start The Day With A Smile


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Takashi Murakami is one of the most famous Japanese artists in the world. Even if you don’t recognise his name, you will definitely recognise his signature multi-coloured smiling sunflowers. These have appeared as recurring motifs on everything from Louis Vuitton bags to the UNIQLO x Billie Eillish UT collection. This time, the design appears on the limited edition Takashi Murakami flower pan, released as a collab between the artist and Japanese fashion magazine, Smart. Continue reading »

Amazing Surreal And Glitchy Ceramic Artworks By Keiko Masumoto

It’s a common misconception that traditional arts don’t change, and that they don’t lend themselves to modern concepts. For example, people think that traditional ceramics are only meant to be copies of previous masterpieces, but Keiko Masumoto begs to differ and creates a tasteful blend between the traditional and modern. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Man Creates Complex Objects out Of Twisted Balloons

Japanese artist has filmed himself creating complex objects out of twisted balloons.

Ryo Kajiyama, from Japan, spends several hours a day twisting together balloons to create objects such as pots and pans, toilets, staplers and even pistols. Ryo also uses balloons to recreate popular cartoon characters such as Pokemon, Minions and Olaf from Frozen. Continue reading »

These Handmade 3D Cookie Frostings Will Blow Your Mind

What do anime and baking have in common with each other? In almost all cases, nothing, but in this case, they do have one thing in common. Continue reading »

Beautiful Digital Art Paints the teamLab Forest in Fukuoka with The Colors of Autumn

The digital art group teamLab recently opened a new exhibit, Forest Fukuoka, in Fukuoka City. It first opened last year, in 2020, and starting from September 18th, 2021, they introduced more seasonal pieces to make the transition to the next season. Continue reading »

The Art of Japanese Portrait Photography by Kishin Shinoyama

Japanese photographer Kishin Shinoyama has dedicated his practice to exploring intimacy and the human body, as well as documenting his home place of Tokyo. His sensual photographs often depict the body within the architecture of the city or conversely, the inherent sculptural qualities of the naked human form. Shinoyama was born in 1940, in Tokyo, Japan. He studied in the Department of Photography at Nippon University and was awarded the Advertising Photographer’s Association prize. After being employed at the Light Publicity advertising company, he started to work as an independent photographer in 1968. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Creates Incredible Realistic Intimate Garments from Ceramics

Masami Yamamoto is a Japanese artist based in Kanazawa largely working in the medium of ceramics. Since around 2011 the artist has been developing a series based on used—often intimate—clothing as a means of creating portraits of the owner of that item. Continue reading »

The Colorful Conceptual & Pop 3D Artworks by Kota Yamaji

Kota Yamaji is a Japanese digital artist based in Tokyo. Fascinated by computer graphics and video editing, Kota creates his own pop and surreal world. Continue reading »

Japanese Cat Owner Devises Eccentric Feeding Strategy


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It’s always fun to give your pets treats, but one Japanese cat owner has found an easy way to make it even more interesting. Whenever the owner feeds this cat through three holes cut into a cardboard box, the feline looks instantly more comical. Continue reading »

“Surveillance Society”: The Dark and Intrigue Digital Collages and Photo Works by Omi

“For over ten years I took part in design and production of my fathers leather company. In 2010 I established my own brand ‘crambox creating’. I started photography to showcase my creations but soon photography also became a big part of myself. The ways of expressing this world through what I capture was limitless. Now as a photographer and creator I continue to develop, innovate and inspire to meet my clients needs.” – Omi Continue reading »

Realistic 3D Drawings By This Japanese Artist Look Like Optical Illusions

As of recently, people on the internet have laid their eyes on yet another artist. This time we’d like for you to see the works of an 18-year-old Japanese artist named Keito (慧人). Continue reading »

Origami Inspired Pet Houses Will Give Your Furry Friend a Stylish Abode

Japanese companies Netco and TENEO have collaborated to dream up these charming pet houses using traditional origami techniques, and begun a crowdfunding project to realize them that is sure to please cat and small dog lovers. Continue reading »

This Cat Table Gives Your Feline a Seat in the Table

Japanese online retailer Dinos has released a new line of cat furniture and part of their line-up includes this all-natural oak wood table. Continue reading »

Artist Crafts Genius Functioning Mini Interior Dioramas in His Walls

Japabnese miniature artist Mozu may wear the crown among diorama pros, however, as the talented frequently blows minds by crafting his incredibly detailed dioramas inside his own walls. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist & Illustrator Sakyu Creates Yōkai Monsters from Modern Objects and Phenomena

Japanese artist and illustrator Sakyu has a fertile imagination when it comes to yōkai. Paying homage to the artistic style and the visual conventions of yōkai woodblock prints, she enjoys creating entirely new yōkai based on modern objects and phenomena. Continue reading »

Tokyo-Based Illustrator Shows The Everyday Olympics Of Ordinary People

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are officially over, but the Olympic performances and feats never stop. How, you wonder? Well, people who live ordinary lives do them every day. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Makes Rice Balls Of Popular Characters, Animals, Folklore That Are Too Good To Eat

Art, no matter how well-preserved, is still temporary. But that’s ok, and some artists even embrace this. This artist from Japan creates art out of rice balls, also known as onigiri in Japanese. Though they have an immense aesthetic value, food never should be wasted, so it’s logical that they’re supposed to get eaten. However, these creations are too good to just be devoured, and many would hesitate to eat them. Continue reading »

Adorable Sand Cats Become Japanese Beach’s Landmark After Taking Over

When Japanese artist Shigeto Hashimoto was invited to the beach by his wife, he likely wasn’t expecting to be greeted by an army of felines that would become a favorite of beachgoers, but that appears to be just what happened. Just a few days ago, Hashimoto shared photos from Kamakura’s Yuigahama beach that have become the talk of the town. Continue reading »

Powerful Illustrations By Japanese Artist That Will Make You Think

The Japanese illustrator known as Avogado6 uses the language everyone understands—and that is no language at all. It’s probably because the delicate topics and complex emotions he conveys are too difficult to describe with words, so this artist chooses thought-provoking visual stories in his unique style. Continue reading »

Dream World: Revisiting the Surreal Urban Landscapes of Japan by Anthony Presley

Anthony Presley lives and works in Memphis Tennessee. In 2019, he received his Bachelors in Fine Arts in Studios at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Presley’s film work has been included in over 30 film festivals including the Chicago International Genre Film Festival. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Depicts Cats, Dogs, And Other Animals Using Watercolor Flower Arrangements

Every artist has their own style of creating their art and that’s what makes them unique. For painters or drawers, it is also important what materials and colors they will use to correspond with their style. Continue reading »

The Impressive Surreal Body-Painted Illusions of Hikaru Cho

Hikaru Cho is a Tokyo-based body painter who specializes in surreal body art created using a combination of body paint and makeup. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Japanese City in Gloomy Lights of Dark Neon

Photographer and illustrator Rolling Mackey travels around the city of Kanazawa at night and takes pictures of the streets illuminated by neon lights. Continue reading »