To many Japan newbies, the thought of bathing with strangers at a hot spring public bath seems off-putting — especially with kids. Yet for millions of residents, it's an ideal way to warm up and spend time together on a winter afternoon. Here are ...
Surreal as it sounds, the creation of personal digital crocodiles is a pretty typical activity in the world of teamLab — or more precisely, inside teamLab's new museum showcasing the work of the so-called "ultra-technologist" art collective.
Inspired by the 2018 Good Toy Awards winners, announced in May by the NPO Japan Good Toy Association, this month's On: Design takes a look at a few aesthetically pleasing items to help keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays.
Japan has more playgrounds than you could ever visit. Admittedly, some are more like patches of dirt with a few swings, but others are spectacular constructions that can inspire the childish imagination. Here are a few worth seeking out.
Perhaps one of the more innovative children's entertainment concepts, KidZania — which first launched in Mexico nearly 20 years ago — is a fictitious "city" where kids can obtain a taste of being a grown up.