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Special Ghibli Exhibition in Kobe — Project Kobe

Japanese Architecture in Animation: From the Films of Studio Ghibli exhibition The Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum located near Shin Kobe Station is holding a special exhibition showcasing the traditional Japanese architecture in the classic Studio Ghibli films. It will feature … Continue reading

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Japanese-Designed Public Restrooms in the Shape of Fish, Crabs, Tree Stumps – Colossal

Flickr user and photographer Okinawa Soba (Rob) has been documenting the obscure designs of public restroom facilities on the Japanese island of Okinawa for the last six years. Rob has lived on the island, which is home to 1.3 million residents, for nearly … Continue reading

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Minimally invasive blood test for Alzheimer’s disease announced – ScienceBlog.com

Scientists from Japan and Australia have teamed up to develop and validate a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, with the potential to massively ramp up the pace of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials. The blood test measures a specific peptide in … Continue reading

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Projection Wall: A Large-Scale Participatory Bubble Wall by Rintaro Hara

Projection Wall is a floor-to-ceiling installation that produces a series of prismatic sculptures through a visitor-operated pulley system. The large-scale bubbles rise from a grid of rope as the pulley rises, which are then released into to the room by the … Continue reading

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Negative Space: A Short Film That Explores a Father-Son Relationship Through the Art of Packing

Presented above is the trailer for the stop-motion film Negative Space, co-directed by Baltimore-based animators Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata. The short film is an adaptation of the eponymous poem by Ron Koertge, which tells the story of a relationship between a father and son … Continue reading

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Interactive Culinary Embroideries by Ipnot

Japanese embroidery artist ipnot creates pieces of food and drink that seem to leap off of the fabric and into life. Ipnot enhances the realism of her embroideries by staging them with their real-life inspirations and surroundings, like piles of fluffy … Continue reading

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Japanese university student wows Twitter with unique shoji paper sliding door calendar

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as punching out the days on these traditional paper doors. Source: Japanese university student wows Twitter with unique shoji paper sliding door calendar

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Omoshiro Block: A Paper Memo Pad That Excavates Objects as It Gets Used

Leave it to the stationery-loving Japanese to come up with a new way to enjoy writing notes. The Omoshiro Block (loosely translated as ‘fun block’) utilizes laser-cutting technology to create what is, at first, just a seemingly normal square cube … Continue reading

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Walk, Walk, Walk: Digital Installation by teamLab – Faith is Torment

Currently on view at National Gallery Singapore, this large-scale interactive digital installation entitled Walk, Walk, Walk: Search, Deviate, Reunite by Japanese art collective teamLab is made of a group of anonymous and diverse figures that keep walking and as they move, … Continue reading

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Brazilian Festival in Japan 2017 | Japan Vlog

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