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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 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 Issue 70

¥1,180

(US$10.75)

Interviews with Kyoto residents.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 48

¥980

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

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Kyoto Journal Issue 37

¥1,340

(US$12.80 ex shipping)

The Real Japan
Tadayoshi Himeda on Matsuri, Gods and the Land
Tales of a Country Doctor
Pico Iyer on the Global Village
Bear Hunter

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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 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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Spirituality in Japan-Asia

Spirituality in Japan and Asia Bundle

¥2,100

(US$20) 40% DISCOUNTED BUNDLE

KJ25: Sacred Mountains of Asia + KJ92: Devotion

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Kyoto Journal Issue 78 Pilgrimage

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 78

¥500

(US$4.50)
Khumba Mela: the world’s largest human gathering
Satish Kumar on the Spirit of a Pilgrim
The Dhammayietra: A Path Seeking Peace and Non-Violence in Cambodia
Retracing Soseki’s Footsteps in Tokyo

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Kyoto Journal Issue 73

¥1,180

(US$10.75)

This issue of Kyoto Journal explores our present relationship with the natural world. Among eight interviews and profiles are several featuring Japanese artists with deep commitment to working creatively with local communities abroad.

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 87

¥500

(US$4.50)
Contemporary Art and Photography in Kazakhstan
Interview with a Kyoto Noh actor
Alex Kerr’s latest book, Another Kyoto
Surfing in North Korea

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Kyoto Journal Issue 75

¥980

(US$9)

This special issue features a special section on Japan’s satoyama: rural areas where people have lived with the land and on it without spoiling it over many generations, preserving and even promoting biodiversity.

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Cappan Studio Cotoincho Notebook “The Inari Kids”

¥2,330

(US$21.79)

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

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