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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Japan's Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, the Queen of Kawaii Interview by Anthony Al-Jamie Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has caused a revolution in the J-pop world ...

MOVIES,MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Cuba Gooding, Jr. Academy Award Winning Actor Expands his Creative Boundaries With his mother being a singer with the Sweethearts and his ...

Living Legend

The Heroic Dr. Henry Heimlich

The Doctor Who Has Saved More Lives Than Any Other Human Being Alive Today Interview by Anthony Al-Jamie Dr. Henry Heimlich is perhaps the...

TRENDS & SOCIETY

Creative Lab: Party

It takes a special sort of talent to mastermind the world's first 3D photobooth, a replica Lady Gaga speaker, or a radio signal-repellent fa...

FASHION & DESIGN

Sebastian Masuda

Ambassador of Kawaii Interview by Anthony Al-Jamie Fashion, art exhibition, music video, and even Christmas tree designer, Sebastian Masud...

TRAVEL & FOOD

Overnight Sensation

Overnight Sensation Anthony Bourdain's Culinary Quest Crosses Cultures Chef, TV host and author Anthony Bourdain began his culinary career...

EDITORS PICKS

Welcome to Tokyo Journal's English Club!

Improve your English with TJ!

東京ジャーナルのイングリッシュ・クラブへようこそ!英語を勉強したいみなさんのオンラインコミュニティーです。 ...

Japanese Test of Communication Practice Quiz

Test your Japanese!

The Japanese Test of Communication (JTOC) - pronounced "Jay-talk" is a 200-question Japanese language proficiency exam.                     ...

MANGA & ANIME

Spider-Man Creator Stan Lee

Spider-Man Creator Stan Lee The Marvel of Comic Books and his POW!erful Partner Gill Champion Stan Lee is the man behind some of the world...

ART & CULTURE

Hanjo

Hanjo German Photographer, Yoram Roth, Pays Tribute to Yukio Mishima’s Noh Opera Adaptation A sullen geisha sitting alone at a station, Ha...

CITYSCOPE

Travel to the U.S.A.

Travel to the U.S.A. Universal Studios, Hollywood, Scottsdale & New Orleans TJ’s hotel reviewers headed to California, Arizona and Lou...

SUSTAINABILITY & GREEN LIVING

ARE E-BOOKS SUSTAINABLE?

Tokyo Journal looks at the future of e-books and raises the question of whether e-books are worth the paper they are not printed on. Famous...

TJ EXPERTS

Tokyo Photography

Hiroyuki Suzuki Observing and Depicting the World with a Zen Mind

LOOKING over his collection of photos and prints that were exhibited at the “Tokyo” photography exhibition at the Shanghai Art Museum, most ...

Fashion Designer

Junko Koshino

Fashion Design by Junko Koshino Tokyo's Fashion Queen and Tony Award-nominee Junko Koshino, renowned for her cutting edge clothes, costume ...

Parenting

Time-Outs

Time-Outs Parents have long used “time-outs” as a technique to stop unacceptable behavior; however, time-outs are not just an effective pun...

Lifestyles

You never know...

You Never Know.... How often do you let people just pass through your life without much notice? Shared time can be anything from a moment, ...

Yoga Lifestyle

Yoga & Wellness Advocate

Yoga & Wellness Advocate JUDIT TOROK A regular visitor to Tokyo, New York City- based yoga instructor and interculturalist Judit Torok...

Japanese Business Expert

Who owns the corporation?

Who owns the corporation? Former Accenture Chairman Masakatsu Mori shares his 30 years of experience in advising many of Japan’s leading co...

Commentary

Through the Eyes of Yankelovich

Through the Eyes of Yankelovich Tokyo 5 In the coming months, people in America and Japan should expect a lot of discussion on a topic tha...

Haitian Culture & Politics

Léonce of Dame-Marie, Haiti

Léonce of Dame-Marie,Haiti: A True Free Man Something from the ocean, something from the hills By Marcel DuretCo-author: Kettly Mars It ...

Music Gallery

KISS Retrospective

KISS Retrospective On Tour with Bob Gruen I STARTED working with KISS in 1973 when they signed with Buddah Records, a company I had worked...

Language & Education

My Language Creates Me

My Language Creates Me By David Nunan I’VE never met Costica Bradatan, but I would like to. I recently came across a newspaper article he ...

Translation & Subtitling

Natsuko Toda

Movie Subtitling with Natsuko Toda Interview series with Japan’s most renowned translator of foreign films and interpreter for Hollywood st...

Strategist & Nuclear Expert

Capitalist Societies in the Future

What Will Happen in Capitalist Societies in the Future? Dialogue on the Future of Modern Civilization Human Society is Developing Dialecti...

ON JAPAN

MOVIES,MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

SHIRO-A

A Revolution in Live Entertainment SIRO-A is a performance group, originating from Sendai, that utilizes modern technology to create optica...

MOVIES,MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Kenichi Ebina's Got Talent!

Kenichi Ebina is a self-taught dancer, performance artist, choreographer, and winner of America’s Got Talent: Season 8. He fuses freestyle, ...

MOVIES,MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

NIGHTMARE

Visual-Kei Stars are Living the Dream NIGHTMARE has enjoyed huge success since the Japanese visual kei rock band started in 2000, helped in...

MOVIES,MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

One Ok Rock

Originally a five-piece band formed in 2005, the four-member band One Ok Rock now includes singer Taka (son of Japanese singers Masako Mori ...

MOVIES,MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

SEKAI NO OWARI

Here's to the End of the World Japanese Band SEKAI NO OWARI Reaching No.1 with “Snow Magic Fantasy” (2014), and No.2 with both “RPG” (2013...

Editorial Features & Reviews

Fumiko Hayashi

Leading a Revolution in Equality & Sustainability Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi Sets her Sights on Making Yokohama the Most Progressive...

Movie, Music & Entertainment

Hatsune Miku

Virtual Singer Hatsune Miku The World’s Leading Vocaloid Opens for Lady Gaga Japan’s top superstar with more fans on the Internet than any...

Tokyo Street Fashion

Tokyo Street Fashion/Harajuku

Tokyo Journal Street Photographer Malgorzata Dittmar hits the streets with her lens to see what's hot in Harajuku The complete article can ...

Photo Gallery

New Year’s in Kyoto

New Year's in Kyoto ...

Editorial Features & Reviews

After the Inferno

After the Inferno by Donald Richie In this installment of a series, Donald Richie recalls a poignant post-war moment with Nobel Prize-winn...

Editor's Insight

Buddhism

Buddhism Interview with Philosopher Dr. Hiroshi Tasaka TJ: How do you define Buddhism? TASAKA: Buddhism is a kind of “cosmology” that can...

Tokyo Time Warp

Time Warp

Time Warp Nijubashi, Imperial Palace AMONG the most photographed spots in Tokyo is the entrance to the Imperial Palace. Every day thousand...

Editor's Insight

Garrity's Japan

Editor’s Insight Garrity’s Japan The Open Road The following is a continuation of Robert Garrity’s story describing his walk across Japan...

Architecture

Paul Tange

Genius is in the Genes Interview with Tange Associates President Paul Noritaka Tange SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 marked 100 years since the birth of...

Living Legend

Yoko Ono

Tokyo Journal’s Exclusive Interview with Yoko Ono on the 33rd Anniversary of John Lennon’s Death Interview by Anthony Al-Jamie Why is Yoko...

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