ukiyo-e

Ukiyo-e woodblock print of vocaloid Hatsune Miku in Edo-period Japan sells out immediately online

A number of impressive details hidden within the image has made fans go crazy for this limited-edition print.

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Evidence that ‘kawaii’ has ruled Japanese pop culture for centuries!

A collection of playful prints from over 200 years ago prove that Japan’s highly-refined sense of cute has a very long history indeed.

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See what Frozen’s Elsa and Olaf look like as Japanese ukiyo-e style illustrations!

Yup, the familiar Disney characters look as cool as ice!

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Miss Hokusai anime film receives distribution rights for North America, screenings begin in fall

The little known daughter of ukiyo-e legend Hokusai is the main character in this animated featured film.

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Young Goku gets turned into adorable limited edition ukiyoe print!

One of the most beloved characters in manga and anime history is now available as an ukiyo-e woodblock print!

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Japan’s new ukiyo-e passports are going to look awesome

When Japanese travelers go abroad, they’ll be taking some of the country’s most famous and beautiful examples of woodblock print artwork with them.

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Captain America and Iron Man battle it out Japanese-warrior style

Two all-American heroes blend seamlessly with two legendary Japanese characters in this new take on a classic ukiyo-e print from the 1800s.

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Check if you have a soba allergy with these amazing ukiyoe-print temporary tattoos!

Finding out you can’t eat soba stinks — but at least this is the coolest way to get bad news!

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Up the ukiyoe with this Iron Maiden woodblock print featuring Eddie as a hellish courtesan

Forget running for the hills, we’re running to buy one of these amazing prints!

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Enjoy traditional views of Mt Fuji from your very own luxury toilet

Japanese toilets continue to lead the way with a new range of beautifully decorative models.

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New ukiyo-e print from KISS delivers awesome, traditional(ish) art

These ukiyo-e prints will appeal to more than just fans of the band!

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Artist recreates famous Japanese ukiyo-e paintings using fine wines

Prized traditional woodblock prints age even more gracefully when they’re recreated in shades of wine.

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These figures for an upcoming ukiyo-e exhibit are perfect for cat-lovers and art-lovers alike!

Especially if you have an appreciation for the macabre!

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Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. appear as the gods of wind & thunder in new ukiyo-e woodblock print

Mario and Luigi appear in a new artwork that combines traditional Japanese art techniques with the modern-day video game world.

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Traditional ukiyo-e masterpieces come to life in modern collaboration with tech giant NEC!

NEC’s creative collaboration with digital artist Atsuki Segawa shows us what it might have looked like if computers existed in Japan during the Edo Period!

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Kabuki and geisha cats appear as cute purses based on famous Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints

Edo-period artwork gets the cute cat treatment in Japan.

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These ukiyo-e style renditions of Lupin the Third characters just might steal your heart!

Well, now we know that the stylish characters of the hit anime Lupin the Third look awesome as ukiyo-e drawings in traditional Japanese clothing!

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Kobayashi Kiyochika expertly captures light and shadow in these gorgeous ukiyo-e prints 【Art】

If you love art, you’ll definitely want to check out Kobayashi’s prints!

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New York Public Library releases digital images of valuable ukiyo-e and photographs of old Japan

From breastfeeding mothers to merchant towns and an evening party with kimono-clad girls in Kyoto, these newly released artworks and photos of old Japan are simply captivating.

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Wearable waves: Russian designer creates garments inspired by Hokusai woodblock prints

Wear a wave to your next party with designs inspired by one of Japan’s most famous ukiyo-e woodblock prints.

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