Meme-like themes in ukiyo-e prints reveal the rich heritage of go in “Japanese Prints and the World of Go.”
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In his classic treatise on go, the late Toshiro Kageyama elucidates the difference between amateurs, who merely "play at the game," and professionals, who "labor at it."
With a pantheon of outdoor sports such as mountain biking, ziplining, hiking and more, the summer season in Hokkaido's Niseko is increasingly switched on.
An Dining chef goes out of his way to source his ingredients personally.
Good books on Zen urge you to put them down and start meditating, but the best ones make you actually want to. Opening the Hand of Thought: Foundations of Zen Buddhist Practice, by Kosho Uchiyama, Translated and edited by Tom Wright, Jisho Warner ...
For Sauvage, what began as a pursuit of freedom through jazz became a search for a sound all her own.
By now, even the most casual observer of goings on in Asia will have noted the aggressive geopolitical maneuvering of China, a country news outlets have taken to calling "resurgent." Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push For Global Power, by ...
Though half a world apart in geography, history, language and just about anything else you could name, Cuba and Japan are not entirely without similarities. Both are island countries, albeit in different stages of development, and both are in the throes of full-on tourist drives, ...
On the fourth anniversary of Uenoshita's demolition, we revisit how its last residents left it.
The only living Japanese on a postage stamp, 104-year-old Toko Shinoda reflects on a lifetime devoted to art.