Okinawa’s Moment: Rethinking Japan’s hinterland

Okinawa’s Moment: Rethinking Japan’s hinterlandIt doesn’t take a pandemic to…


Foreign but not Alien: International brands in Japan

Foreign but not Alien: International brands in JapanLess than 25% of the…


Cultural Influences: China’s regions reverse the flow

Cultural Influences: China's regions reverse the flowWhen thinking about a…


Silver fashion: How Japan’s ageing population is turning the tide

Silver fashion: How Japan’s ageing population is turning the tideIn Japan,…


Guilt-free chocolate: Japan's unexpected take on Corporate Social Responsibility

Guilt-free chocolate: Japan's unexpected take on Corporate Social…


Brand News: Tokyo Frenzy

Thematic shopping experiences at ShibuyaGetting Tokyo in shape for the Olympics…


Preparing for the Past

The power of the past to inspire the next big thingDuring a visit to Daikin’s…


Ogranised Chaos

The contrasting aesthetics of Japanese lifeIn the early 18th century, Tokyo…


Monks and Brothels

How Japanese live a kaleidoscope of identitiesA number of years ago, I found…