The story of sushi is the story of Japan, of globalisation and of soft power. So how did this unassuming dish conquer the world?
Part of the furniture
How Japan became an unexpected mascot haven
The little-understood art of Japanese woodblocking has been uncovered in a new collection
You should go here: Nihonbashi
Tokyo’s vast size means there’s always something new to discover, but why not start where it all began?
Emirates destination: Osaka
Very, truly Japan
How Tokyo’s skateboarders made their mark
Their pavements are busier, their surfaces are rougher, and their guards are stricter. This is how, against all odds, Tokyo’s skaters have created their own explosive scene, set under a Olympic backdrop