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Japanese fashion goes pop

Style & Design Sep 24, 2017

Japanese fashion goes pop

by Samuel Thomas

Cast your mind back to the giddy days of 2010, when the group of subcultural artists Chaos Lounge issued its first proclamation. While its stated goal was earnest and postmodern, the output was seen as a shock to the art world as it brought ...

Ex-Ghibli auteur reflects on his Oscar-nominated animation

Film Feb 17, 2016

Ex-Ghibli auteur reflects on his Oscar-nominated animation

by Yuri Kageyama

The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and conjures up an imaginary friend. In Oscar-nominated animation "When Marnie Was There" the inner torment of the girl is expressed with originality through luscious, hand-drawn images. Hand-illustrated animation is the trademark of ...