Haniya Rae

For Haniya Rae's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Oki Sato of Nendo: on the objects of design

Style & Design Oct 8, 2016

Oki Sato of Nendo: on the objects of design

This year alone, Oki Sato, founder and director of Nendo, has not one, but two major retrospective exhibitions of the design unit's work — one at the Design Museum Holon in Israel, the other at the Taiwan Design Museum. His acclaimed "50 Manga Chairs" ...

Global ghosts in the shell of Japanese manga

Books Oct 1, 2016

Global ghosts in the shell of Japanese manga

Earlier this year, a major Hollywood studio announced that it was planning to produce a live-action remake of the Japanese manga and anime "Ghost in the Shell." The backlash from cultural critics in the United States and Europe was swift. They deemed that casting ...