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Tokyo In Reverse

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From Parisian videographer Simon Buisson comes this entertaining short that takes us on a stroll through the streets of Tokyo, Japan — in reverse. While the concept is simple and “straight forward,” the video is nothing shy of a fun...

Black Business: Modern Day Yakuza

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After following the exploits of Moroshi in Underground Hero: Love To Hate Me, director Luxe Huxham is back with another atmospheric documentary. Black Business: Modern Day Yakuza explores another unseen layer of Japan’s polite, intriguing and s...

HYPEBEAST Road Trips Japan: Traveling Through Modernity and Tradition

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If you’ve followed the arc of  HYPEBEAST since its inception, we’ve maintained an affinity for the creativity and influence that accompanies Japanese culture. For anybody who’s set foot in the country, there’s someth...

Opening Ceremony to Open New Flagship in Japan

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Opening Ceremony, the cult fashion brand started by friends Carol Lim and Humberto Leon and current Kenzo creative directors in 2002, has announced plans to move its current flagship store OPENING CEREMONY TOKYO from its current location in the Shibu...

Satoshi Kawashima: 30 Years In Japan’s Fashion Industry

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“Based in Nagoya, Japan, the DOUBLEDUTCH Co. was founded in 1982 by Satoshi Kawashima with the aim of spreading his love and interest in English and American fashion.” Lasting 30 years in any industry is a decent enough achievement i...

Japanese Sword Making & Rapha’s Charity Ride for Tohoku

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Swordsmiths have a saying — strike while it’s hot; there’s absolutely nothing you can do once it has cooled down. In 2011 — in the wake of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami — lifestyle cycling label Rapha organized a cha...