Tagged with London

Diary date: One Green Bottle at Soho Theatre

Diary date: One Green Bottle at Soho Theatre


The European premiere of One Green Bottle, an absurd comedy from Hideki Noda, is coming to London soon! Between 27 April and 19 May, One Green Bottle will be running at the Soho Theatre. Directed by and starring acclaimed Japanese writer Hideki Noda himself, this satirical comedy about a disconneted family, consumerism and technology is … Continue reading

Brunch with a twist at MOMMI

Brunch with a twist at MOMMI


You may well be wondering why I’m blogging about brunch on a Japan blog, considering how brunch isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Japanese food. MOMMI, on Clapham High Street, is a funky Peruvian-Japanese restaurant I’ve been meaning to check out for ages and I was recently lucky enough … Continue reading

Raindance Film Festival 2017 round-up

Raindance Film Festival 2017 round-up


Last week I experienced Raindance Film Festival, now in its 25th year, for the first time. Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK and it certainly feels like I spent most of last week watching some fantastic films. As this is a Japan blog, I had to focus predominantly on … Continue reading

Interview with Morgan de Laporte

Interview with Morgan de Laporte


From 15 – 31 August, Sway Gallery will be hosting Daydreaming – a Japanese motion, a photography exhibition from French photographer Morgan de Laporte. I caught up with Morgan ahead of the exhibition’s opening to talk about the exhibition, photography and more. First things first, please introduce yourself. I’m a French photographer, I’ve been living … Continue reading

A very hyper Hyper Japan summer 2017

A very hyper Hyper Japan summer 2017


Hyper Japan is, well, it’s in the name. I went to my first Hyper Japan in what felt like a very long time earlier this month and was genuinely surprised by how much the organisers manage to fit into one weekend! First things first, here’s a short video to give you a bit of a … Continue reading

‘Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave’ at the British Museum

‘Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave’ at the British Museum


Katushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is one of Japan’s most internationally renowned artists. From mythical beasts to landscapes to the divine, he was painting right until his death. In fact, his career peaked when he was in his sixties, after which his most important works were produced. The British Museum’s ‘Hokusai: the Great Wave’ exhibition is the … Continue reading