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Kyoto Journal, a non-profit quarterly established in 1987, reaches far beyond Japan's ancient capital to be your gateway to understanding and appreciating the lifestyles, cultures and societies of Asia. Shop over 50 past issues, dating from 1987 to 2019.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 93

¥2,180

(US$19)

It sustains us. It inspires us. It enslaves us…KJ delves into the vibrant culinary cultures of Asia, all the while discovering what food really means to us.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 92

¥2,180

(US$19)

KJ92 was inspired by the symbols and practices of devotion that are so ubiquitous in our own city. But devotion, wherever practiced, in whatever tradition, transcends the self, and is a commitment to something less momentary, more closely aligned with the eternal…

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Small Buildings of Kyoto: Volume II

¥2,180

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The second volume of John Einarsen’s delightful photography book.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 90

¥2,180

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KJ’s 90th issue celebrates those roads that, since prehistory, have carried not only travelers and trade, but also the seeds of new cultural flowerings. Passing through both time and terrain, roads lead to that ongoing reinvention, the future—and back into the past.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 91

¥2,180

(US$19)

KJ91 looks at what it means to live “sustainably” and the efforts of those who, drawing on lessons of the past, seek to forge a brighter future—in the realm of education, through to architecture, food, wildlife conservation and tourism.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 89

Kyoto Journal Issue 89

¥2,180

(US$19)

An in-depth look at the craft communities of Japan, with an emphasis on the interdependent relationship between individual craftspeople and businesses. Our first print issue in 7 years, we have taken the opportunity to update the design of the Journal whilst maintaining our minimal, clean aesthetic.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 94

¥2,180

(US$19)

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This issue features a tribute to the inspiration that our city, Kyoto, has afforded so many of its devotees…

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Understanding Japan Bundle

¥6,240 ¥4,990

(US$45)

20% DISCOUNTED BUNDLE – UPDATED

Eight vintage issues of Kyoto Journal offer a comprehensive look at multiple facets of Japanese culture.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 95

¥2,180

(US$19)

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From the green spaces of urban Osaka to the sacred ravines of Ubud: this issue delves into the Asian conception of wellbeing from a holistic standpoint. Receive with this issue a complimentary sachet of incense from Shoyeido Kyoto, est 1687.

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Classic KI NO BI Cocktails by Dave Broom

¥2,700

(US$24)

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Kyoto Journal Issue 25

¥1,340

(US$12.20)

Sacred Space in Japanese Religion
The Marathon Monks of Mt. Hiei
The Source of the Personification of Shiva
The Huangshan Photographs of Wang Wu-Sheng
Sacred Man-Made Mountains

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Kyoto Journal Issue 83

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 83

¥500

(US$4.50)
Food pervades every area of our existence. It sustains us. It inspires us. It enslaves us. It educates us. It may kill us. It allows us to communicate with the Gods.

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