Leading fashion culture purveyor i-D expands its global empire with its first Japanese magazine. Enlisting the help of renowned Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki and longtime i-D collaborator and stylist Erika Kurihara, the magazine’s inaugural issue is dubbed “The Future of Japan” and features a cover with none other than Kiko Mizuhara. The Japanese-American model, actress, singer, designer, and personality is of American and Zainichi Korean descent (ethnic Koreans in Japan) and has become one of the most recognizable faces in Asia. Stories in this edition also cover talents like Fumi Nikaido, Nijiro Murakami, Liccaxx, Kid Fresino, Nana Komatsu, Nakajyo Ayami and more to cater to all things fashion culture in the Land of the Rising Sun.
i-D Japan‘s “The Future of Japan” issue hits stands May 19.