ukiyo-e

What if Avengers: Endgame was an ukiyo-e woodblock painting series? It’d look awesome like this

Japanese artist reimagines Marvel’s all-star cast, creating storm god Thanos, “Widow Ninja Black Spider” and “Chivalrous Ant Thief.”

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Japan redesigns yen bills and coin, adds beautiful ukiyo-e painting, women’s education pioneer

Country continues tradition of honoring icons of art and science over politicians on its currency.

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You can now wear the birthplace of Japanese tentacle porn on your feet with Shunga Sneakers

Famous woodblock print from master painter Hokusai adapted to sneakers that leave the naughty bits to your vivid imagination.

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Is this pet kitty in Japan a real-life nekomata mythical cat monster?

Could the evil yokai cats truly be among us?

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Ukiyoe Heroes woodblock printmaker shares secrets of the trade with fun print parties in Tokyo

Spending time with a world-famous printmaking craftsman while creating your own handmade souvenir is one of the best experiences you can have in Tokyo.

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Video game battles as woodblock prints, “Ukiyo-e Heroes: Boss Fights” now available online 【Pics】

Over ten new designs showing off battles so epic they transcend art periods.

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Traditional artisans come together to create ukiyo-e enhanced Rolling Stones merchandise

Available are limited-edition woodblock prints, T-shirts, and tote bags!

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Beautiful ukiyo-e woodblock print artwork appears on three of Japan’s premium beer brands

The works of Hokusai and others, admired for more than a century, lend a touch of class to your appreciation of a cold one.

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Japanese rail company uses ukiyo-e posters to ask commuters to mind their manners on the train

The ever-growing series of traditional artworks is grabbing everyone’s attention for its beauty and humour.

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Beautiful ukiyo-e tarot cards are East-meets-West in more ways than one

Japan’s famous woodblock prints meet Occidental-style fortune-telling.

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These delicate sake glasses decorated with ukiyo-e style cat art are simply delightful

Let adorable traditional ukiyo-e cat art add to your drinking pleasure! 

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Tokyo’s beautiful new license plates are based on one of Japan’s most famous woodblock paintings

Ukiyo-e master Hokusai’s iconic seascape is now appearing on eligible motor vehicles in the capital.

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Official Star Wars Ukiyo-e is back for Round 2!

It’s like they knew exactly which beloved characters were missing in our hearts and our collections.

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Ukiyo-e Heroes: Amazing Nintendo woodblock prints created via traditional, handmade methods【Pics】

Mario, Pokémon, Link, Star Fox and more are brought to life through the same process used 200 years ago.

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Pokémon becomes fine art with series of two hand-crafted Pikachu woodblock prints fans can buy

Pokémon look more distinguished than ever in authentic ukiyo-e that pay homage to a pair of feudal Japan’s greatest artists.

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Unique men’s clothing line lets you wear some of Japan’s most iconic woodblock prints

The menswear line is inspired by kimono designs and features (tasteful) recreations of famous erotic woodblock prints.

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Ukiyo-e woodblock print of vocaloid Hatsune Miku in Edo-period Japan sells out immediately online

A number of impressive details hidden within the image has made fans go crazy for this limited-edition print.

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Evidence that ‘kawaii’ has ruled Japanese pop culture for centuries!

A collection of playful prints from over 200 years ago prove that Japan’s highly-refined sense of cute has a very long history indeed.

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See what Frozen’s Elsa and Olaf look like as Japanese ukiyo-e style illustrations!

Yup, the familiar Disney characters look as cool as ice!

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Miss Hokusai anime film receives distribution rights for North America, screenings begin in fall

The little known daughter of ukiyo-e legend Hokusai is the main character in this animated featured film.

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