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Tokyo Genso

Prophet of the Future

PRESENTED ON JAN 25, 2012
IN TOKYO @ VOL 88

The artist known only as Tokyo Genso (a.k.a. Tokyo Fantasy) speaks on his post-apocalyptic illustrations. He goes into detail on the process behind creating these terrifying yet striking images of Tokyo after the human race has all but expired. Tokyo Genso elaborates on his desire to portray the world as it is intended exist: overtaken by the elements.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 25, 2013.

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Art in Japan After 3/11

BY TOMOMI SASAKI + XIN TAHARA
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Art is Powerful or Powerless? One of the questions that Tokyo Art Beat's Tomomi Sasaki and Xin Tahara try to answer in this presentation that looks at the Japanese art scene post 3/11.
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My Country Japan

BY HIROSHI TSUNADA
IN BARCELONA

A very personal and honest view on Japan by a Barcelona-based Japanese designer.

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Design Museum Japan

BY TAKU SATOH
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Known for his award-winning art direction and branding projects, Taku Satoh is the founder of Taku Satoh Design Office, and has been wowing design lovers with his innovative and often mesmerizing visual sense. Here, he also talks about the new "Design Museum Japan" initiative. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese)

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Totsuka's Terrific Tour of Tokyo

BY RYOKO TOTSUKA
@ VOL 105 ON JUL 31, 2013

Illustrator Ryoko Totsuka presents her illustration work while giving us a unique and cute tour of Tokyo. (Presented in English and Japanese)

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How I Get There: Nonsensical Comics about my Days in Japan

BY DAVID ROBERT
@ VOL 110 ON JAN 22, 2014

Illustrator David Robert came to Japan to buy some special pens for his illustration work, and ended up staying permanently. The story that got him there, on the other hand, is a lot more complex than that. David speaks on the unique influence of Japanese, French, and American comic-book culture that has made him who he is today. 

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Illustrating Contemporary Articles About Japan

BY ASHLEY MATARAMA
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 28, 2015

Ashley Matarama draws from the phletora of oddbit news in Japan to create illustrations about the news, often with humor.

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Tilly's Tokyo

BY TILLY AKA RUNNING FOR CRAYONS
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 03, 2015

“I went to Japan and got completely blown away."

In "Tilly's Tokyo" from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 21, illustrator Tilly aka Running For Crayons takes us on a visual journey, drawing on her time in Japan. Tilly got very inspired by Tokyo's bursitng life, incredibly interesting people and beautiful nature that she has seen along the way.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 30th, 2016.

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A fantastical illustration for Japan House London

BY NATSKO SEKI
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Natsko Seki wows the audience with the delightful details of her artist’s interpretation of what Japan House could bring to London.

 Natsko's art work gives an imaginative insight into what visitors may be able to experience at Japan House London.

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Fantasy Art x Devastated Place

BY SHO_ MAA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

ショーマーさんは、熊本とファッションとアートを融合させたファンタジーなアート作品を通じて被災地を応援する活動を話していただきました。