I’ve become completely obsessed with Tokyo-based artist/illustrator Wakana Yamazaki’s drawings. She’s gone completely off on her own tangent, I love it. I guess you’ll be able to tell how much I like her work by the sheer amount of images I’ve posted below.
Red Bull Music Academy has produced a fantastic documentary series called “Diggin’ In The Carts” about the secret history of Japanese video game music. Watch parts 1 and 2 below!
This is why the Internet exists. Recently a video surfaced of a Japanese politician crying hysterically which really wasn’t that funny on its own. However, this gentleman in the bow-tie took it upon himself to memorize the entire thing, and turn it into a guitar solo. This is next level comedy. Watch the video below!
This short by Royal College of Art student, Sarina Nihei, is hand-drawn animation perfection. The Japanese-born animator has created a masterpiece, and from what I understand it’s her first-year film?! That’s enough to make me want to put everything I made in school in a pile, and set fire to it (I was maybe going to do that this weekend anyways).
The uneasy universe of the story is brilliantly brought to life by sound designer Pat Hime. This is one of those things you watch and as you are watching it you already know it is your favourite.
Watch “Trifling Habits” below.