Category Archive: Tokyo news

The stunning garden designs of Chinzan-so: Fusion of Faiths and Ideas

The stunning garden designs of Chinzan-so: Fusion of Faiths and Ideas Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo News The history of Chinzan-so (Chinzanso) is fascinating because you have many historic remains. Hence,… Continue reading

Mega-banks in Japan threaten major job loses based on changing times

Mega-banks in Japan threaten major job loses based on changing times Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Megabanks in Japan are threatening major job losses over respective periods of time… Continue reading

Tokyo life and the delightful area of Kichijoji: Fashion and lifestyle

Tokyo life and the delightful area of Kichijoji: Fashion and lifestyle Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae  Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo lifestyle provides a wealth of different options that appeal to different individuals. The… Continue reading

Japanese Poetry and Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902): The shadow of death

Japanese Poetry and Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902): The shadow of death Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The famous Japanese poet Masaoka Shiki was born in 1867 just one year before the Meiji Restoration… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion News: Changing Dynamics of Ginza Fashion

Tokyo Fashion News: Changing Dynamics of Ginza Fashion Sarah Deschamps and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo is blessed with countless fashion districts that cater to different age groups and economic pockets. Equally,… Continue reading

Importance of IVF in the land of the rising sun

Importance of IVF in the land of the rising sun Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The extremely low birth rate in Japan is a worrying reality for this nation.… Continue reading

Landscapes of Manchester by a Japanese artist: Blackley Forest, Heaton Park, and the River Irk

Landscapes of Manchester by a Japanese artist: Blackley Forest, Heaton Park, and the River Irk Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, fuses the art world of Japan… Continue reading

Spice of Ukiyo-e and Art of Japan: Kami of Shinto and Mountains in Blue

Spice of Ukiyo-e and Art of Japan: Kami of Shinto and Mountains in Blue Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The modern Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, hails from northern Japan. In this article,… Continue reading

Takehisa and Art of Japan: From radiance to despair and no international salvation

Takehisa and Art of Japan: From radiance to despair and no international salvation Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on… Continue reading

Japanese Art and the portrayal of modernity through the prism of Yokohama-e

Japanese Art and the portrayal of modernity through the prism of Yokohama-e Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Utagawa Sadahide (Gountei Sadahide) lived to see the first years of Japanese modernization… Continue reading

Yorozu Tetsugoro and Japanese Art: independent artistic soul

Yorozu Tetsugoro and Japanese Art: independent artistic soul Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Yorozu Tetsugoro was born in 1885 and died of tuberculosis in 1927 after severe complications from… Continue reading

Tokyo Garden and the Fusion of Faiths and Ideas: Chinzan-so

Tokyo Garden and the Fusion of Faiths and Ideas: Chinzan-so Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo News The history of Chinzan-so (Chinzanso) is fascinating because you have many historic remains, therefore, you… Continue reading

Art and Fusion of Japanese Culture: Kintaro and his many Representations

Art and Fusion of Japanese Culture: Kintaro and his many Representations Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kintaro remains extremely popular in modern Japan because of the power of animation and other aspects… Continue reading

Tokyo Assembly Election to set Political Ripples: LDP Defeat to Increase Pressure on PM Abe

Tokyo Assembly Election to set Political Ripples: LDP Defeat to Increase Pressure on PM Abe Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of the ruling Liberal Democratic… Continue reading

Mavis the Magic Dog: Sakura the Squirrel and the Terrible Storm (Magic, Shinto, and Japanese culture)

Mavis the Magic Dog: Sakura the Squirrel and the Terrible Storm (Magic, Nature, Shinto, and Japanese culture) Tomoko Hara and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The second book of the series about Mavis… Continue reading

Kobayashi Kiyochika the Japanese Meiji Artist: Personal Tragedy and Early Life

Kobayashi Kiyochika the Japanese Meiji Artist: Personal Tragedy and Early Life Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) belongs to a very intriguing period in Japan. This is… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Ito Shinsui: A Lasting Legacy

Japanese Art and Ito Shinsui: A Lasting Legacy Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) is a notable twentieth-century artist from the land of the rising sun. This applies… Continue reading

Glimpses of Meiji and Taisho Japan through the Lens of a camera

Glimpses of Meiji and Taisho Japan through the Lens of a camera Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) provides an alternative glimpse into the changing reality of… Continue reading

Yukio Mishima: The Ultimate Ubermensch and the Last Great Japanese Author

Yukio Mishima: The Ultimate Ubermensch and the Last Great Japanese Author Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The genius of Yukio Mishima remains vivid today, just like it did yesterday. Indeed, unlike the… Continue reading

Artist from Japan, Heptonstall Church, and Shintoism: Blurred Lines of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath

Artist from Japan, Heptonstall Church, and Shintoism: Blurred Lines of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, adores the visual reality of traditional… Continue reading

Aert Van Der Neer inspires Japanese Artist: Altered Realities, Christianity, and Dutch Art

Aert Van Der Neer inspires Japanese Artist: Altered Realities, Christianity, and Dutch Art Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Dutch Golden Age of art is a true blessing because the potency remains… Continue reading

Dignity is Essential for Emperor Akihito of Japan to Abdicate: Time is of the Essence

Dignity is Essential for Emperor Akihito of Japan to Abdicate: Time is of the Essence Hiroshi Saito, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Emperor Akihito of Japan is indicating strongly… Continue reading

Japan and Photo Images during Meiji and Taisho

Japan and Photo Images during Meiji and Taisho Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) provides an alternative glimpse into the changing reality of Japan but not from… Continue reading

Ando Hiroshige and Japanese Art: Multiple Dimensions

Ando Hiroshige and Japanese Art: Multiple Dimensions Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ando Hiroshige is deemed to be one of the finest artists to bless the country of Japan. On top of… Continue reading

Utrillo and Contemporary Japanese Artist: Notre-Dame de Clignantcourt from Fresh Eyes

Utrillo and Contemporary Japanese Artist: Notre-Dame de Clignantcourt from Fresh Eyes Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Notre-Dame de Clignantcourt in the life of Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955) wasn’t a particular historical and famous… Continue reading

Japan and Rising Numbers of Child Abuse Cases: Increasing Awareness to Social Ills

Japan and Rising Numbers of Child Abuse Cases: Increasing Awareness to Social Ills Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Child abuse is sadly an international reality that exists in all… Continue reading

Karoshi and Dying from Overwork in Japan: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Karoshi and Dying from Overwork in Japan: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Olivier LeCourt, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The blight of Karoshi (death from overwork) and other related issues… Continue reading

Totoya Hokkei and Adorable Japanese Art based on the Richness of the Spirit

Totoya Hokkei and Adorable Japanese Art based on the Richness of the Spirit Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese ukiyo-e artist Totoya Hokkei studied under the internationally famous Hokusai Katsushika. He… Continue reading

Business Upturn Alludes Prime Minister Abe of Japan: Shirakawa Vindicated

Business Upturn Alludes Prime Minister Abe of Japan: Shirakawa Vindicated Kanako Itamae, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Corporate Japan remains unconvinced by the current policies of the government of… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Influence of France: Oka Shikanosuke and his Admiration of Henri Rousseau

Art of Japan and Influence of France: Oka Shikanosuke and his Admiration of Henri Rousseau Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The dynamics of art in Japan from the Meiji Restoration of 1868… Continue reading

Japanese Animation and Timeless Classic: Princess Mononoke

Japanese Animation and Timeless Classic: Princess Mononoke Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese anime film Princess Mononoke is a timeless classic. Indeed, aspects of the Muromachi period (approximately… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion and Aoyama: Exquisite Area for Boutiques

Tokyo Fashion and Aoyama: Exquisite Area for Boutiques Sarah Deschamps and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News Aoyama fashion is famous in Tokyo because you have so many exquisite boutiques in this very exclusive… Continue reading