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Kokeshi Dolls

In the age of technology and the spread of 3D printers and ‘easy to forget the beauty and value of the traditional method. Yasuo Okazaki creates a doll Kokeshi style Naruko with a technique passed down for over 400 years. The Kokeshi are a type of traditional Japanese wooden dolls. They are a product that is […]

Sampuru the fake food

In the windows of Japanese restaurants often see reproductions of tempting food menu offered made of pure and very artificial … plastic? Represent faithfully and in great detail sushi, sashimi, bowls of ramen and even pizza and plates of spaghetti with meat sauce! These replicas are born from the need to create appetite through a […]

The Robot That Can Play Morra Chinese

There pc win tournaments in sacks, checkers, cards … Now comes the robot that can beat the time a human being morra Chinese. The robot was developed at the Ishikawa Oku Laboratory the university of Tokyo and is able to win 100% of the time against a human at the game of scissors-paper-rock. It’s useless […]

The village of Fox

Japan, is a magical place, covered with sanctuaries for some animals, because they are considered magical and benevolent. You should know that in Tashirogima, always in Japan there is the island of cats, but also the village of Foxes! In this paradise coexist six different species of fox, who run and play together in a […]

A Japanese Landscape Miniature by Takahiro Iwasaki

Cloth fibers, dust and human hair. To most people this is garbage to be swept or vacuumed away. For Hiroshima-based Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki, these are his building blocks. He turns trash into sculpture by creating impressive miniature landscapes that often feature factories, ferris wheels and other iconic structures. And now, the artist’s first solo […]

Adorable Kokeshi Dolls | Becky Kemp

Becky Kemp, a budding artist planted in South-East England, is influenced by Nordic design and Japanese illustrations. Her bubbly personality led her to establish Sketch – an intimate design house selling small accessories, stationary, home ware and toys. Originally made in Japan hundreds of years ago, Japanese Kokeshi Dolls have stood the test of time […]

Food Painter

The art of “culinary” Hikaru Cho, Japanese artist, creates illusions in the foods that we see every day, and the effect is great! There are things you do not expect! Some foods may not be what we see, and indeed it is so! To see what hides should try to peel the cucumber, or break […]

Chocolates That Represent Japanese Onomatopoeic Words To Describe Texture

Japanese design office Nendo has created 9 different types of chocolate. While each are the same size, not a single piece from the Chocolatexture collection look alike. That’s because Oki Sato, who leads the Tokyo and Milan-based firm, rethought the concept of chocolate by focusing on texture. “There are many factors that determine a chocolate’s […]

Zen Cat is Shironeko

Shironeko a kitten Japanese, also called Basketball zen, because of its peculiarity to sleep anywhere and small spaces, he has conquered the internet people. This beautiful cat, is very special especially because of his smile. He smiles everywhere, is happy anywhere, including the dirty carrots from the garden, in a colander for noodles or with […]

Flower Bouquets Frozen in Blocks of Ice | Makoto Azuma

The self-described botanic artist Makoto Azuma is trying to change the way we look at flowers. He’s used water and the stratosphere as backdrops for his exotic flower arrangements but now he’s experimenting with ice. In his latest exhibition “Iced Flowers,” Azuma locks floral bouquets in large blocks of ice and displays them like pillars. Placed […]

Clothes Balloons

Rie Hosokai She is an Japanese designer, and has created a fabric with unique charm: the balloons. Along with the art director Takashi Kawada, the collective known as ‘Daisy Balloon’ create clothes exciting and elegant, composed entirely of balloons of all shapes, sizes and colors. The skill, the genius, craftsmanship and creativity on display here […]

Animals Cafè

We still speak of Japan, there are a lot of quirks, as there are many places of relaxation for many Japanese. In this article I will list a few, hope you like it! All now associate with Japan to cats and because here come the Neko Cafe or bar where customers can cuddle and play […]

Cat Eyes

Japan, you know is a land of technology and extravagances, one thing certain is that he is always right, drawing manga. The new trend coninvolge Japanese cat owners and to place before the eyes felines other eyes, those of manga !! The result is very funny and will make everyone laugh! It’s called “mounting cat” […]

The race of Guinea Pigs

The bio park Nagasaki in Japan has created an ingenious way to move large amounts of guinea pigs and rodents between the cabinets. When the zoo staff must move the guinea pigs by a fence of giocoad another, extend a suspension bridge becomes when it is crossed by the guinea pigs, the most adorable site […]

Fruits Giants where you do not expect

Japan is known for his extravagance, because this time they decided to make it sweet and fruity bus stops. The fruits giants seem to be inspired by the giant pumpkin that becomes carriage in Cinderella. Stops the ‘bus take the form of watermelons, strawberries, tomatoes and oranges. But the distinction is that the 16 bus […]

The Food becomes Jewel

From the sheen of grease on the strips of bacon to the moisture on a piece of melon, this selection of food looks nothing short of mouthwatering. However, the work of Japanese artist Norihito Hatanaka, these delicious-looking dishes are, in fact, fashioned out of plastic. Norihito usually works producing food and meal displays for restaurants and shops […]

Kawaii Capuchin

The masterpieces of foam Kazuki Yamamoto, 26 year old Japanese delight customers of the bar where she works with unique pieces that transcend the boundaries of the cup. A perfect way to start the day. Kazuki, who works as the bartender, began with the two-dimensional paintings of milk and coffee, which can be seen on […]

The Naha Harbor Diner

This is a restaurant built on an artificial tree. The Naha Harbor Diner in Okinawa, a life-size reconstruction of a banyan tree, also known as Gajumaru. Accessible from the rear with a spiral staircase or the elevator, the restaurant specializes in serving organic food that comes fresh from the farm. More info: Archintojapan

Sushi Art

For a creative mind, anything can be made into art even a dish as specific and traditional as sushi. Japanese say that sushi is already an art form, but we think that these creative reinterpretations of this delicious dish are amazing! Can we call it Sushi Art? Source: www.boredpanda.com

The tastiest pools in Japan

There is a place in the world, pools, said in Japanese “onsen” . We are in Japan, in Hakone, a prestigious spa, Yunessun. If you search for a tasty spa pool, it offers different types. From the pool to the red wine both outdoors and indoors, or in coffee, green tea or to Sake. For a little […]