Art

Let’s get ready to rumble! World leaders reimagined as fighting game characters【Pics】

East-meets-West artist Tik Ka wonders what Super World Fighter IV might look like.

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“Edo-kiriko” glasses from Starbucks too expensive? Try these colorful versions instead!

“Edo-kiriko” glasses from Starbucks are gorgeous — but also way too expensive. So we got to wondering: Can you get similar gorgeous designs for more reasonable prices?

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Kyoto’s primeval forest to come to life in beautiful interactive light art display 【Video】

Trees will “breathe” with light and sound as their beauty takes visitors’ breath away.

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Korean artist seamlessly blends real life with beautiful optical illusions【Photos】

You may not believe your eyes, no matter how many of them you have!

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Japanese artist’s meaningful chopstick rests pieced together by the waves and traditional kintsugi

Tomomi Kamoshita’s exquisite works of art will be on display at an upcoming exhibition in New York City dedicated to earthquake relief in Japan.

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Create 3-D artworks from hand soap with the Awamoko pen from Japan

Now you can make frothy 3-D art in an instant with a cute new device from Japan.

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“Sleeping Cat” and “Three Wise Monkeys” at Nikko’s Tōshō-gū Shrine removed for restoration work

If you’re planning a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage sites at Nikko in the near future, you’ll be missing out on two of the most famous original wood carvings in the area.
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Ojiya Chijimi: the amazing centuries-old Japanese craft that bleaches kimono textiles with snow

These stunning images show how craftsmen keep their UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage alive during the coldest months of the year.

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Japanese figure fan gives the Venus de Milo a ferocious combat makeover 【Photos】

The goddess of love and beauty is now equipped for a world of blood and guts.

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Decorate your snail mail with cute, whimsical stamps to enhance your postage!

Celebrate important life events or the changing of the seasons with an extra special artistic touch in the corner of your mail.

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Enjoy the sights and sounds of Art Aquarium any time you like with this miniature home version

When art meets goldfish, it’s a beautiful thing.

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5 best Studio Ghibli papercraft kits that you can assemble yourself

From My Neighbor Totoro to Porco Rosso, these cute kits let you recreate miniature worlds from your favorite Miyazaki films.

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Artist living in Tokyo captures the beauty of ordinary buildings in his Tokyo Storefront series

“Matto,” as he’s called in Japan, seriously impresses with his delicately colored illustrations of Tokyo shops.

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We finally find out when we can get our hands on that brilliant Vitruvian Man figure

And we find out how much it’s going to cost too!

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Japanese stationery now sprouts herbs in your garden with the Blooming Pencil

Once its life as a pencil is over, this innovative piece of stationery will colour your garden by blooming into a variety of edible plants.

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Japanese bonsai trees made from paper stay beautiful without water or pruning

If you have trouble keeping plants alive, these are the bonsai for you.

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This artist will wow you with a skillful modern twist on kirie, traditional Japanese cutout art

Why draw pictures when you can CUT pictures?

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Hungry for art? Japanese cookie artist uses icing to make unbelievable edible masterpieces【Pics】

You mean we’re supposed to eat these?!

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Godzilla vs. Evangelion towels need all of Japan as stage big enough to contain their awesomeness

Culturally cool tenugui let you show your love of Eva Units, kaiji, and your favorite Japanese prefecture all at once.

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This Lego samurai castle would be amazing even if it wasn’t also an awesome pop-up book 【Video】

Extremely talented builder needs neither stone, lumber, nor paper for this mind-blowing project.

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