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The monk said it clearly, "you don't need a whole army to fight evil, but just a bell". Some samurais laughed, while others looked confused. The next morning, in the ...Read more
90x138mm, 8 pages, 2c/2c
How do you deal when you are heart broken? This is a zine I made right after a dude I liked at the time sort of ghosted.Read more
105x148mm, 8 pages, 2c/2c
At the age of five, I used to think this is how the crescent moon was made up in the sky.Read more
dance with me
75x105mm, 20 pages, max 4 colors
No text. Just illustrations of hands dancing.Read more
I Am a Tree
Text by Yasuko Kobayashi, illuatration by stainperfect
100x100mm, 40 pages, max. 10 colors
A story of a life / journey of a tree. Mainly in Japanese,...Read more
Three very feminist poems by Akiko Yosano and illustrations inspired by one of the poems.Read more
+took these from my same US trip. this was the first roll of 14 i developed using my cousins broken film reels and ended up damaging these negatives before getting the...Read more
The famous ICHIRAN Ramen in Japan which is very known to tourists. I've brought many friends here to experience this very cultured setting of eating ramen in Japan and...Read more
I will participate in a group exhibition in Kobe Underground Gallery during the Kobe Bunkasai from November 3rd to 10th. The theme is record covers remakes.Read more
Heart Tokushima is a no-kill animal shelter run by Susan Mercer and Hitoshi Tojo outside of Tokushima City, Japan. It is hard to believe that a volunteer-run animal sh...Read more
Noum（能夢） is a symbol mark of a chaotic noise that formed by our own memories that has become a cause of the atmospheres that we feel.
Sense and atmosphere that are no...
A zine about a conversation over the phone about dealing with breakups.
Printed with Risograph. 8 pages.
A zine about a série of poems by Yosano Akiko, a poet and pioneer feminist from Sakai, Osaka.
Printed with Risograph. 20 pages. 130x130mm
This article, published in Point of Departure, commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of John Coltrane's his...Read more
For full article see: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2018/01/04/arts/cloven-landscape-cloven-tree-cloven-self/#.WvJPkC-PDqQ
On a recent trip to Tohoku, photog...Read more
For full article see: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2018/02/01/arts/artist-asako-iwama-explores-relationship-food-language/#.WvJPli-PDqQ
Food and the desire ...Read more
For full article see: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2018/03/01/stage/living-breathing-history-noh/#.WvJPmi-PDqQ
Noh performer Hisa Uzawa has spent her life d...Read more