Art groups are being forced to use donations to avoid economic crisis

Donations have long been seen as the foundation on which the financial health of…

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…

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…

Stephen King: "Oscar is manipulated in favor of whites"

Stephen King resumed his controversial comments on diversity at the Oscars, recognizing in a long analysis ...

Brazilian culture secretary fired after using Nazi quotes

Brazil's secretary of culture, Roberto Alvim, was fired after he seemed to paraphrase the…

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…

Olympics: Tickets Revealed in Traditional Japanese Colors

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and 2020 Paralympics released Wednesday the ticket designs…

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…

Geishas prepare to perform during the Olympics

Apprentices of the 'Geisha' culture pledged on 7 January to perfect their art in ceremonies…

Artists hold first “for peace” event in Okinawa

Musician Ryuichi Sakamoto and actress Sayuri Yoshinaga brought their message for peace…

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,…

'Kyoani' seeks new students for internship program

Under the philosophy of “creating works from the creation of people”, Kyoto Animation Co. (Kyoani)…

2020 Royal Exhibition to Celebrate Bonds between Britain and Japan

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

Embassy of Japan Withdraws Approval for Vienna Art Exhibition

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

Hiroshima Film Festival to Offer City-Focused Programming

Seeking to deliver “positive films”, the Hiroshima International Film Festival (HIFF) will be held on the…

Electrical short circuit likely causes fire in Shuri-jo Castle

The October 31 fire that destroyed much of Shuri-jo Castle was probably caused by…

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…