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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 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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Kyoto Journal Issue 74

¥1,200 ¥770

(US$7) – SPECIAL LOW PRICE

In the West, the Silk Road has since Roman times conjured an exotic, mysterious Orient…In the East, the Road itself is the more powerful metaphor. Every path of personal development, in martial or aesthetic arts, is a Way.

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Cappan Studio Cotoincho Notebook “Kyoto: A Zen Garden”

¥2,330

(US$21.79)

A beautiful letter-press printed notebook designed by Kyoto-based artists.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 48

¥980

(US$9)

Real Geisha
Imagining Lady Murasaki
The Bang Fai ritual of Thailand
Japan’s military sexual slavery

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Kyoto Journal Issue 50

¥980

(US$9)

Transience and Renewal in Japanese Form
Transience in the Tale of Genji
Kyoto’s Heritage of Festivals
Haiku: The Birth & Death of Each Moment
A Culture of Simplicity

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 85

¥500

(US$4.50)
Toutosha: A House Living with Tea
Okada Torajiro on sitting
Poetry from a Chinese factory
Japanese “proletariat literature”

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 88

¥500

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Kyoto’s Entrepreneurial Women
Supporting victims of unexploded ordinance bombs in Laos
Debuting a Noh play about Elvis
Occupation-era Haiku

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Kyoto Journal Issue 18

¥880

(US$8)

Sex in Senryu Poetry
Donald Richie on the Festive Gods
Gender Bending on Stage
Araki Nobuyoshi’s A’s Nude/The Genius & The Professor
Akasegawa Genpei on Throwaway Eros

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Kyoto Journal Issue 70

¥1,180

(US$10.75)

To mark its 70th publication, Kyoto Journal took the opportunity to focus in once again on Kyoto — and its ongoing changes in the early 21st century — in a special issue entitled “Kyoto Lives.” The deliberate ambiguity of this issue’s title refers to the lives of the forty-one Kyoto residents interviewed, and also affirms that Kyoto, in its latest incarnation, is still very much alive.

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Kyoto Journal Subscription beginning with kj95 wellbeing

Kyoto Journal Subscription
(4 Issues) from KJ95

¥8,284

(US$75.50)

A one-year, 4-issue subscription to Kyoto Journal beginning with forthcoming KJ95: Wellbeing

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Bundle: Nature and Sustainability in Japan

¥5,480 ¥4,380

(US$40)

20% DISCOUNTED BUNDLE

KJ37: Inaka + KJ68 + KJ75: Biodiversity + KJ91: Living Sustainability

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Cover 81

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 81

¥500

(US$4.50)
The Way of the Japanese Bath
Kyotographie’s Lucille Reyboz & Yusuke Nakanishi
Dancing with the Apartment Shaman in Seoul
Remembering Cid Corman
Film-making in Afghanistan

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