Photographer Stefan Dotter recalls travelling to the city of Toba to capture a community of women who are among the very few keeping an ancient deep-sea diving custom alive.
With the pandemic triggering widespread nostalgia, many have found themselves returning to childhood favourites like Pokémon. And now, card traders are raking in hundreds of thousands by capitalising on the growing demand.
A new book celebrating the creative process behind Japan's animated cityscapes offers both architectural escapism and bold imaginings of a near future.
After a fire destroyed his life's work, Kai Fusayoshi was ready to give up. Now a new exhibition has him reflecting on his incredible career.
Photographer Tatsuo Suzuki discusses his compelling portraits of contemporary Tokyo, and finding fascination in the mundane.
For over a decade, Motoyuki Daifu has been documenting the lives of his loved ones, seeking out quiet moments of magic among the mundane.
Photographer Michael Magers’s new book collates work from the past eight years, capturing a country bursting with ‘endless possibility’.
Horiren 1st is among the world’s most sought-after tattoo artists. But in a country where body art is considered taboo, her journey to the top hasn’t been easy.
For her series I give you my life (命預けます), photographer Chloé Jafé infiltrated the infamous Japanese crime syndicate, capturing the often overlooked lives of Yakuza wives.
This issue is a celebration of pleasure-seeking at its purest: the lessons learned when ‘excess’ and ‘extreme’ become a way of life.
Already a big hit in Japan, daytime hotel bookings are becoming more popular in Western cities – it’s just that not that many people know about them yet.
Shintaro Kago is a grandmaster of the grotesque: conjuring psychedelic illustrations that inspire as much awe as discomfort.