High infidelity: Ayumi Ito reprises her role in 'Hirugao'

Film Jun 6, 2017

High infidelity: Ayumi Ito reprises her role in 'Hirugao'

by Matthew Hernon

A Japanese drama that instigated a nationwide debate about female infidelity and societal values, "Hirugao: Love Affairs in the Afternoon" has been made into a heart-wrenching movie that aims to have audiences reaching for the tissues. Set three years after the television series ended, the ...

Sewing words for thought

Lifestyle Feb 19, 2013

Sewing words for thought

by Tomoko Otake

Some words can evoke powerful images, values and stereotypes that have crept into our subconsciousness to sometimes dictate the way we think or behave. For Ruri Clarkson, this is something that needs to be challenged in Japan, and which she does herself with art.