A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the just-released KUHAKU & OTHER ACCOUNTS OF JAPAN, the first release of indie publisher Chin Music Press. I finally got my hands on a copy, and you need to do the same. Yes, it makes for a good read (various essays on Japan, including a very nicely illustrated […]
Have a look at the site of artist Ide Akico. Link via Paul.
An ad for an apartment complex.
Chad has put up a few RSS feeds for Superfuture: one for the Supertalk message board, one for the news section, and one for the new shop listings. He’s still testing them, so let him know if you encounter any problems. I’ve just added them to my WINKsite syndicated feeds section.
Thoughts on Shibuya, as Momus spends his last day in Tokyo. Now, my first reference to Shibuya-kei on my website came in September 1998, when I declared Shibuya-kei dead. Well, I may have been a bit premature. I come today to tell you that Shibuya-kei is no longer dead. Perhaps it never was, or perhaps […]
Walking down the main drag in Ginza.
I am so there. First of all, we’re not talking about a Russian journal here, but Pravda, a French comic heroine in the 1960s. Rumor has it that the character that combines beautiful looks with steadfast action was modeled after Francoise Hardy. Remember “Comment te dire adieu”? Well, however, this time the pop icon appears […]
Jeremy at Antipixel has just put up an hilarious Fanta commercial that apparently never made it to air.
Walking past a shop called Paper House in Ginza.
The above picture, from Engadget, shows how Sony is getting consumers excited for their new PSP portable gaming system (and there’s another good pic here). If you’re actually interested in the PSP itself, view the full post for more pictures of the product itself. I’m more interested in the Nintendo DS, which is now being […]