Category: japan


Tenjō Sajiki experimental theater group (as seen in photos, poster designs, and album cover), founded by Shūji Terayama in 1967.

Bronze dragon centerpiece from Japan, c.1890-1910.

Why Every Japanese Criminal is Guilty

from Rare Earth


Waka poems (Shikishi), pictures of flowers and grasses of the Four Seasons, Tawaraya Sôtatsu, painter, Hon’ami Kôetsu, calligraph. Edo, ca. 1610. Japan. Museum für Asiatische Kunst der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Photo: Jürgen Liepe

The Art of Dignity: Making Beauty Amid the Ugliness of WWII Japanese American Camps

Reiji Iizuka’s illustration of a sphere-wheeled car, based on a concept by a German inventor, 1936.


Japanese vintage postcard

The mysterious Japanese balloon bombs of World War II.

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Sport Glass folding binoculars, made in Japan, c. 1960s.