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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 32



Shakuhachi: Orthodoxy and Heresy
Geisha, Kouta and Karaoke
Souls: Portraits by Lisa Mahoney
Boycott Campaigns in Burma
The Social Life of Japanese Architecture

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Kyoto Journal Issue 12 Cover

Kyoto Journal Issue 12


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Royall Tyler on the Japanese Love of Nature
Blowing Shakuhachi
Daijosai and Shikinen Sengu Shinto Rituals
Steve Van Matre on Living More Lightly on Earth
The Buddhist Perception of Nature Project

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Yuzen pen case by Shogado – Shippo



Beautiful pen cases made from yuzen washi paper that come in three patterns.

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Cappan Studio Cotoincho Notebook “Elements of Kyoto Architecture”



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

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Kyoto Journal Issue 69



A Hokkaido Town Looks Beyond Global Warming
Building a Camera Obscura Out of Ice
The Art of the Shaanxi Shadow Play
Kashgar to Tashkurgan: Notes from Far West China
Rumi on Chinese Art and Greek Art

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Kyoto Journal Issue 13



Rustic Avant-Garde: The New Japanese Architecture
Intelligent Buildings Flee Tokyo
Paradise in the Sea of Sorrow: An Account of the Minamata Disease Tragedy
Down and Out in Kamagasaki

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Kyoto Journal Issue 5



Ki: Defining the Vital Force
Japanese Geomancy
Manga: The Physics of Discontent
The faces of Noh
Kaomise: The Soul of Kabuki

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Small Buildings of Kyoto Postcard Set



A series of charming postcards from the popular Small Buildings of Kyoto series by John Einarsen.

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Sale! kj89-91 bundle

KJ89-KJ91 Bundle

¥6,540 ¥5,232


KJ89: Craft Ecologies + KJ90: Old Roads, Revisited + KJ91: Living Sustainability

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kyoto journal issue 47

Kyoto Journal Issue 47



Yosa Buson: Haiku Master
Slow is Beautiful: Keibo Oiwa on the virtues of being a
Being American Asian
Asymmetry, Writing and the Mind
Seeing Through the Window: the photography of Thomas Merton

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In a Rocket Made of Ice



Uniting prose and photography that are equally indelible, Gail Gutradt’s memoir “In a Rocket Made of Ice” is her personal story of life at a visionary community for children growing up with AIDS in rural Cambodia.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 80

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 80


Peace Mask Project
Hope for the East Asian Peace Process
Interview with Stomu Yamash’ta
Masaya Kushino: shoe designer

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