〔KATEIGAHO INTERNATIONAL EDITION〕
The definitive source for insight into Japan’s arts and culture. Here is your key to discovering not only Japan’s traditions and arts, but also practical lifestyle ideas, how to travel Japan like an insider, today’s icons and trends…and more.
Okinawa’s Edible Delights
What’s the secret to living a long, happy, healthy life? Answers lie in Okinawa, home to a higher percentage of centenarians for 37 years running than any other part of Japan, the land of longevity.
Savory Secrets of Washoku- Inside Kitcho’s kitchens
Washoku (Japanese cuisine) is currently enjoying global popularity. Kunio Tokuoka of Kyoto Kitcho, one of Japan’s top ryotei restaurants, introduces us to the techniques and spirit of Japanese cooking.Essential reading for both aficionados and those wanting to learn, starting with the basics.
Kamakura Collage — Living the creative culture
The seaside town of Kamakura, not far from Tokyo, has long been home and cultural nexus for a large contingent of writers, artists, and intellectuals. We call on some of today’s culturati and explore the allure of Kamakura.
Immortal Arts — The eternal rebirth of Ise’s hidden treasures
Last October marked the Shikinen Sengu renewal ritual at Ise Shrine, in which not only the buildings but more than 1,000 sacred treasures were remade. Learn the skills and story behind this rebirth,focusing particularly on a set of treasures among treasures: two sacred swords dedicated to the sun goddess.
Capital Sushi Spots outside the Capital
Sushi is one realm in which many notable restaurants are actually beyond Tokyo. Here we offer a one-stop guide to today’s most talked-about sushi spots, which attract fans from all over Japan keen to sample fare by chefs ranging from up-and-coming talents to veterans with decades of experience.
Works — The origin of all things / Art and text by Toko Shinoda
Gusuku—Remnants of bygone dreams
DesignLab — Patterns/Architecture/Products/Crafts
Art & Entertainment: 16 upcoming exhibitions, films, and events
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