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New crowdfunding project from Japan mixes COVID-19 comedy with a touch of Kyoto craftsmanship

Get ready to meet some art that’s simultaneously brand new and ages-old.

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Wakayama high school students make life-sized DeLorean time machine replica from scratch

Roads? Where this car is going, they don’t need roads…

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Teacher’s heartwarming message helps student pursue art dream

It all started with an apple in a Japanese class journal. 

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Anime industry group doesn’t want artists to rely on CG, releases free animator drills

Animator Assignment Collection covers “First Steps Towards understanding the Principles of Motion.”

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Felissimo releases limited-edition “Color in Edo! Hokusai Colored Pencils” set

This latest themed set of 20 colored pencils is inspired by the Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji series by master artisan Katsushika Hokusai.

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Wear Japan’s most iconic landmark on your shoes with this Adidas collaboration【Photos】

Get a bit of Japanese traditional culture in your step with shoes designed by tattoo artists from Osaka.

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Mt Fuji photo tricks the eye by looking like a moody ink painting

Is this real life or a scene from an eerie video game?

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We tried making a candy bonsai tree and ended up with a spectacular vegetable instead【Photos】

Eh, regardless of its final form it wasn’t like we were going to get much fiber out of it anyway.

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Undress an ukiyo-e woman out of her kimono with this Japanese magic towel hack

You’ll need more than hot water to fully appreciate the beauty of this towel.

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End of an era – Japanese anime artists’ favorite colored pencils are being discontinued

Mitsubishi pencils have been “an essential necessity in animation production.”

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New socially distant stage in Aichi lets you watch dance in an unusual way: through a peephole!

The view becomes another part of the art, and could also keep you safe!

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Levi’s x Pokémon collaboration features denim like we’ve never seen before

Denim Pikachu, we choose you!

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Soak in the art literally and figuratively at TeamLab’s and TikTok’s new collab sauna exhibit

Another thought-provoking, gorgeous exhibition from the beloved digital art collective.

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Do NOT eat this delicious looking bento and other Japanese food…because they’re not food!【Pics】

Japanese artist makes a delicious feast for the eyes out of non-edible material.

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Pokémon come to real-life Johto region with new Pokémon manhole covers for Nara【Pics】

Gen-II Legendary Pokémon is in its natural habitat as Pokéfuta project comes to Ikaruga.

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Embrace the literary and the historical with traditional Japanese artwork as your Zoom background

Gorgeous visuals from some of Japan’s most revered art pieces now available for download.

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Eat your feelings with a dessert made of sadness: the Pien Cheesecake

One of the ingredients may be “disappointment”, but the end result is far from it.

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Fukuoka town erects 7-meter gorilla scarecrow as symbol of strength against COVID-19

You had your chance, Amabie. It’s the gorilla’s turn now.

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Welcome to Inami Station, where these adorable frogs keep you company as you wait for your train

Once again, the reason for cute and quirky stuff in Japan is a pun.

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Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki creates coronavirus character to wish fans a Happy New Year

Miyazaki’s son Goro also pens a new illustration for fans of the Ghibli Museum.

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