Boris: Show Preview

Formed in the early '90s, when guitarist Wata, bassist/guitarist Takeshi, and drummer…

    Wed May 15th, 2013 4:00am By Dave Pehling

Itinerant Verse

It’s said that Nanao Sakaki made a practice of never sleeping in…

    Wed May 1st, 2013 4:00am By Evan Karp

Bay Area Ramen: Sampling Local Chefs' New Styles

The Shinyokohama Ramen Museum near Tokyo recognizes 26 different regional varieties of…

    Wed Jan 30th, 2013 4:00am By Anna Roth

Cassava: A Savory Japanese Breakfast

To Americans, breakfast means Belgian waffles doused in syrup, fried eggs, and…

    Wed Nov 7th, 2012 4:00am By Rebecca Huval

Mono: Show Preview

Post-rock isn't a genre where much changes — both within the style's…

    Wed Oct 3rd, 2012 4:00am By Reyan Ali

“(re)collection”: Personal Photos Connect Us to Life and Death

At least 15,000 people died in the March 2011 tsunami that devastated…

    Wed Sep 19th, 2012 4:00am By Jonathan Curiel

Welcome to the Future! See a Fully Holographic Concert with Sexy Anime Character at J-Pop

The buzz over the Tupac hologram may have abated, but the reign…

    Thu Aug 23rd, 2012 12:36pm By Sherilyn Connelly

Video of the Day: Watch Hypnotic Master Potter Akio Nukaga

A few weeks ago, Japanese Master Potter Akio Nukaga — basically a…

    Wed Aug 8th, 2012 8:30am By Neha Talreja

Fresh Eats: Patisserie Norina's Japanese Cakes Are Light and None Too Sweet

When I lived in Tokyo, I always felt that dessert wasn't part…

    Wed Oct 5th, 2011 4:00am By Ben Narasin

Voice of Tomorrow

Next time someone makes the rusty old complaint that the future was…

    Wed Aug 24th, 2011 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl