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Oscar Boyd

Oscar Boyd is the Escape, Food & Drink and Books editor at The Japan Times. After graduating from the University of Oxford, Oscar cut his teeth in Fukuoka before moving to join The Japan Times in Tokyo.

For Oscar Boyd's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Review: Gorillaz at Zepp DiverCity

Jun 24, 2018

Review: Gorillaz at Zepp DiverCity

The most successful moments in Gorillaz' enviable five-studio-album career have always come as eclectic pairings with the greats of the music world. Such collaborations have included Bobby Womack's back-from-the-R&B-graveyard performance on "Stylo," Ibrahim Ferrer's Cuban-crooning on "Latin Simone," the juxtaposition of Roots Manuva and Martina ...

Gorillaz to premiere new album at Tokyo show

Jun 14, 2018

Gorillaz to premiere new album at Tokyo show

Gorillaz, the self-proclaimed "world's most successful virtual act," will grace Tokyo with a pair of concerts next week that will include the world premiere of new album "The Now Now," which comes out June 29. The brainchild of Blur frontman Damon Albarn and artist Jamie ...