Mix Japanese Folklore And 80s Horror And This Is What You Get: Two Face Todd - Designer Toy From Tokyo

When it comes to designer toys, Japanese rock. As proven by this new and exciting "up-and-coming" toy designer from Tokyo: Masa-shi. Masa-shi founded his designer toy label Bad Attic in summer 2015. As a Japanese toy designer and illustrator he is heavily inspired by 80s and 90s gross-out...

A Living Legend in Anime And Animated Japanes Film: Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki is one of the few living legends of anime. Born on January 5, 1941 this Japanese film director and co-founder of Tokyo-based Studio Ghibli is looking back on a career that has spanned five decades. Miyazaki, who also worked as producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and m...

bilderundworte - The Magazine - Japan

Our e-magazine for Japan nerds - bilderundworte magazine issue #0, revised in 2016:

Mecca for Fans of Japanese Culture: Preview on AnimagiC 2014

By early August, Beethovenhalle Bonn will become a mecca for dedicated fans of Japanese culture, once again. AnimagiC 2014 opens its gates for the 16th time, expecting 15,000 visitors from all over Germany and Europe. Like in the previous years, the convention features animes, mangas, game...

Demons vs. Japanese Little Red Riding Hood: Akaneiro: Demon Hunters

Games designer American McGee (* 13 December 1972, Dallas, Texas) is a veteran of games and film business. His passion for fairy tales is rather obvious: „American McGee’s Alice“ (2000), „Alice: Madness Returns“ (2011) or his „American McGee’s Grimm“ aren’t just proof of his fondness for h...

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi - Last master of ukiyo-e

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839–1892) is widely recognized as the last and greatest master of ukiyo-e-style and Japanese woodblock printing. His work depicts the last years of feudal Japan and the beginning of modern times in Japan following the Meiji Restoration. Despite the fact that many Japa...

Wilhelm Busch meets Manga: Japanese Graphic Art & Storytelling

Everybody knows the word but few know what's behind it: "Manga". Looking at the legendary woodblock printings dating back to the the Edo period of Feudal Japan may offer an new perspective. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839–1892) is known to be the last and greatest master of ukiyo-e style and Jap...

The way of the samurai – Bilderundworte magazine

Our first issue of Bilderundworte magazine also represents the beginning of a completely new turn our website took a year ago. After much discussion and the merry throwing about of countless ideas and possibilities the truth suddenly hit us: Life’s a bore! We wanted to do more stuff that w...

Junko Mizuno

We noticed Junko Mizuno in 2010 when we were about to sample the first issue of our magazine on Japan. Back then she was near ungoolable, but fortunately already had her own blog and website. Her latest project then had been a special Junko-Mizuno-edition of Hasbro’s Little Pony which was...

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