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Japanese History and Culture: Ikebana (living flowers)

Japanese History and Culture: Ikebana (living flowers)

Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae

Modern Tokyo Times

The history of ikebana (living flowers) is fascinating because it tells us a lot about aspects of Japanese culture and how the different thought patterns can be seen in art. 948 more words

Tokyo Lifestyle

Meiji to the Mirage of Modern Tokyo Lady: Photography of Japan

Meiji to the Mirage of Modern Tokyo Lady: Photography of Japan

Tomoko Hara and Lee Jay Walker

Modern Tokyo Times


The Meiji Revolution of 1868 altered the internal and external dynamics of Japan and even today the convulsions of this period can be felt. 486 more words

Modern Tokyo Times

Hatsune Miku and the Cute Perfect Girlfriend: Reality or unreality?

Hatsune Miku and the Cute Perfect Girlfriend:  Reality or unreality?

Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker

Modern Tokyo Times

In Japan it is sometimes difficult to understand the concept of life and death in a nation where tens of thousands of people kill themselves every year.  508 more words

Japan Culture