Welcome to the World’s only Parasitological Museum!

Welcome to the World’s only Parasitological Museum! This past year I’ve passed by a building with a strange sign that said “Meguro Parasitological Museum.” And every time I passed by it, I wondered what the hell it was. A museum of parasites? Weird. Today, I finally stepped inside to figure out what this mysterious place was about. And WOW. Turns […]

By | December 23rd, 2016|exhibition, tokyo|

PIXAR Exhibition @ MOT

PIXAR Exhibition @ MOT Everyone loves PIXAR movies. Which is why I was not surprised to see a huge, excited crowd at the PIXAR exhibition which open this month at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Rarely do we get to see sketches, drafts, models of all our favorite animations. The immense amount of these raw material reassures us that […]

By | March 27th, 2016|exhibition|

World Book Design Exhibition @ the Printing Museum Tokyo

World Book Design Exhibition @ the Printing Museum Tokyo Today is Valentine’s Day (sigh). With nobody to spend it with, and an unusually hot day for February, (it was sunny and about 72F), I decided to go to the Printing Museum Tokyo. Why not, right? The World Book Design Exhibition itself is free to enter. Exquisite books from all over […]

By | February 14th, 2016|design, exhibition, tokyo|

Naoki Urasawa’s Exhibition is Finally Here

Naoki Urasawa’s Exhibition is Finally Here I’d hate to give it all away, so let me make this a short notice that Naoki Urasawa’s solo exhibition is on at the Setagaya Literary Museum. I went there this weekend and it is something to see. I grew up reading his comics, and it was astonishing to revisit old scenes, characters, and […]

By | January 19th, 2016|design, exhibition, tokyo|

Takashi Murakami’s “The 500 Arhats” is purely awesome

Takashi Murakami’s “The 500 Arhats” is purely awesome If you are in Tokyo and you even like a little bit of art, you need to go see this. If you are not in Tokyo and not interested in art, you should still come visit. Tokyo is awesome, trust me. So this modern artist Takashi Murakami is having a big show […]

By | November 9th, 2015|design, exhibition, tokyo|

Tokyo Design Week 2015

Tokyo Design Week 2015 From Oct.24-Nov.3 the annual Tokyo design week event was held, and I had the chance to visit the main pavilion last week. I’ve summarized the highlights, and upload some photos from the event. 1. What is Tokyo Design Week? The Tokyo Design Week is an annual event where companies, professionals, schools, etc. from all over the […]

By | November 7th, 2015|design, exhibition, tokyo|

Dinosaur Museum in Fukui – now this is a Jurassic town

Dinosaur Museum in Fukui – now this is a Jurassic town This past summer I had a chance to visit the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. (Fukui is a northern region in Japan, about 3 hours away from Tokyo by the Shinkansen and express trains). Since this year the new Jurassic World came out, it was a nice opportunity for me […]

By | October 18th, 2015|design, exhibition|

The Ultra Plant Exhibition – a Japanese plant hunter’s collection

The Ultra Plant Exhibition – a Japanese plant hunter’s collection I’ve never heard of a “plant hunter” until this past summer, when I heard about this exhibition at the POLA museum annex in Ginza, Tokyo. The hunter, Seijun Nishihata, has traveled all over the world collecting these mystical plants. In this particular exhibition, Nishihata has curated over 50 plants. This […]

By | October 6th, 2015|design, exhibition|

Terminator Exhibition

Terminator Exhibition Talk about interesting exhibition? Here’s one – the Terminator Exhibition. How nerdy does it get? Really nerdy. This event was not in 2015, but a really long time ago. Like, really. I was probs still in college, and was back in Tokyo for summer vacation. The event itself was at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation […]

By | August 1st, 2015|exhibition|
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