We Want to Play Japan’s Dangerous Game of Bo-Taoshi
Played on sports days in Japanese schools, the brutal game of Bo-Taoshi was originated by cadets in the Second World War.
Watch This Japanese Bartender Hand-Carve Ice Into Gems for His Cocktails
The Samurai Bartender does his methodical, mesmerizing thing to great ASMR satisfaction at Tokyo's tiny Bar Go.
Mesmerizing ‘Pizza Toast & Coffee’ Gives Meditative Glimpse Into Japan’s ‘Kissa’ Culture
Watch as proprietor Yamane-san quietly goes about crafting his signature pizza toast in his old cafe outside Tokyo.
We Want This Japanese Artist’s Complete Collection of Sushi Made of Stone
We've seen lots of display sushi made of plastic, wax and resin at Japanese restaurants. This is something very different.
Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Tokyo’s Incredible Lost and Found System
Your options for tracking down your lost items in Vancouver are very limited, but what if we had a different approach?
How Japan Recovered After the Devastating 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
Nine years ago this week the island nation of Japan suffered the devastating T?hoku earthquake and tsunami.
Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper
In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.
‘Osaka Power’ Lights Up Japan’s Second-Largest City
This wonderful, fast-moving short film from Christoph Gelep brilliantly captures two sides of the bustling Japanese city of Osaka.
Exploring Nagatani, the Abandoned Japanese Village Found Frozen in Time
A videographer recently explored Nagatani Village in central Japan. The abandoned hamlet was once home to about 70 people.
The Fascinating Story of How One Invention Changed Everything in Japan
This short explainer provides some background on one of Japan's most iconic mechanical engineering accomplishments.