Make 12th-century art using 21st-century tech

Art | Japan Pulse Jul 30, 2015

Make 12th-century art using 21st-century tech

by Tom Hanaway

The Choju-Giga, the famed animal caricature ink paintings displayed Kyoto’s Kozan-ji Temple have been captivating people for centuries. The four scrolls, which date to the 12th and 13th centuries and depict rabbits and monkeys getting into mischief, are often cited as the first manga ...

UNESCO register adds Japan mission to archive

National Jun 20, 2013

UNESCO register adds Japan mission to archive

A collection of materials related to a 17th century mission sent by a Japanese feudal lord to Europe and the world's oldest diary in the author's own handwriting left 10 centuries ago by a Japanese regent have been selected for the UNESCO Memory of ...