Totes Adorbs ❤ Hurricane is ‘a euphoric spectacle amid pop-culture icons and idols’.
A reliance on visual elements to create the world of performance in Japan traces back hundreds of years through kabuki dance-drama. Two new shows keep that tradition alive.
A scene from the best-selling ‘Red: A Haida Manga,’ a revenge story.
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
The "Haida manga" by Indigenous artist Yahgulanaas opens a graphic dialogue between the different cultures of the Pacific Northwest and East Asia.
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1. Marjane Satrapi
Why this art form is rather more than just biff, bang pow.
Musubizm at J Pop Summit; a masterclass in cute.
youngelectricpop via Flickr
From Hello Kitty and 'Lolita' fashion to Pokemon Go, millions of adults are seeking an endless childhood.
Fanfiction: all it takes is to imagine a story beyond the canonical work.
Fanfiction is nebulous, confusing and often mocked. It's also explosively popular. So what is it?
Neo Tokyo – the setting of the popular anime film ‘Akira’ – is about to explode.
In the wake of the atomic bombs, a number of Japanese animators would question mankind's relationship with technology.
Marzo: a tale of renewal and love. Photo: Wolfgang Silveri.
Melbourne International Arts Festival
The audience is given few clues before entering the world of Marzo, a dance work currently playing at this year’s Melbourne Festival. We know nothing about the time, the place, or the characters. The stage…