Four foreign films nominated for the TAAF award in Tokyo

Films from Russia, France, Germany and Romania were nominated for the Animation category in Japan…

Sapporo snow festival registers drop in tourists due to coronavirus

The annual snow festival in the city of Sapporo, in northern Japan, attracted 2,02 million…

Disney will take the musical Hamilton to theaters

Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton will be in cinemas around the world in 2021, after…

Japan will start issuing new passports with Katsushika Hokusai art

Japan will start issuing new passports this month, presenting the master's woodcut works…

Tokyo Museum considers extending opening hours during the Olympics

The Tokyo National Museum is considering extending its opening hours during the Games…

Japan's Imperial Couple presents their poems at the annual poetry ceremony

The first poetry reading ceremony of the Reiwa era, which started with the imperial succession ...

Japanese make-up artist Kazu Hiro, Oscar nominee

Japanese makeup artist Kazu Hiro, who changed his name from Kazuhiro Tsuji, was nominated on Monday…

Artistic posters of the Olympic Games are displayed at Tokyo Museum

Official posters of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games 2020, designed by notable artists in the…

Prince Hisahito's Bonsai is displayed in Tokyo

A bonsai plant created by Prince Hisahito is on display early in the year…

“Ninja Hattori” Creator Gets Toyama Exposition

A literature museum is hosting a special exhibition featuring original drawings of the mangaka, Fujiko Fujio,…

2020 Royal Exhibition to Celebrate Bonds between Britain and Japan

A collection of about 200 Japanese artworks will be exhibited at a special exhibit…

IMART: Ikebukuro Festival Focuses on the Future of Manga and Anime

Manga and anime specialists can peek into the future of otaku culture at the International Festival…

Embassy of Japan Withdraws Approval for Vienna Art Exhibition

The Japanese Embassy in Austria withdrew its approval for an art exhibition in Vienna…

4 Kyoto Festival mixes culture and anime, animating national treasures

The fourth annual Kyoto Nippon Festival will be held until December 8 at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in…

Yakushiji Temple Begins Special Performances and Opens Inside for Visits

The World Heritage Yakushiji Temple is opening its Jikido Dining Room, the Tower of…

Over 400 Shuri-jo Castle Treasures Destroyed, Foundation Finds

The status of about 1.500 priceless treasures of the Ryukyu Kingdom (1429-1879) remains unknown after a…

Yoshino and other 5 will be awarded the Order of Culture in Japan

Akira Yoshino, 71, one of three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and five…

Shibuya bans drinks during Halloween in some areas

Halloween is coming, and you can feel the excitement in the air. Tokyo celebrated several times…

700 Sign Up to See Aichi Triennial Art Exhibition

Sixty people selected by the lottery on October 8 were allowed to see an exhibition of…

Politician resigns in protest against Aichi art festival fund cut

A member of a government review board that approved a festival grant…

Aichi's controversial exhibit will reopen

Aichi prefectural government plans to reopen a canceled exhibition with the statue of a…