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Kyoto Journal 107: Fire & Kyoto (pre-order)

¥2,500

KJ 107,  guest edited by Jann Williams, will be released in print format only around the beginning of July. Pre-order now to ensure that you receive your copy of this special issue!

Fire consumes, transforms, renews and purifies. This primordial element has remained deeply embedded in the culture and psyche of Kyoto as a powerful destructive force, a sacred agent and a vital component of everyday life, throughout the city’s 1,230-year history.

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Kyoto Journal 104: Flora & Kyoto

¥2,300

This special print issue explores the ubiquitous role of flora as an essential subtheme in Kyoto’s timeless culture through essays, interviews, and poetry, illuminated by superb photography and artworks.

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Kyoto Journal 101: “Water in Kyoto”

¥2,300

The vital element of water has been one of Kyoto’s most characteristic features, ever since Heian-kyo was famous for its “purple mountains and crystal streams.”

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Kyoto Journal Issue 92

Original price was: ¥2,180.Current price is: ¥1,230.

(US$9.25)

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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Sale! Kyoto Journal Issue 91 Cover Living Sustainability

Kyoto Journal Issue 91

Original price was: ¥2,180.Current price is: ¥1,080.

(US$10)

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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Sale! Kyoto Journal 90 Cover

Kyoto Journal Issue 90

Original price was: ¥2,180.Current price is: ¥1,080.

(US$10)

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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Sale! Kyoto Journal Issue 89

Kyoto Journal Issue 89

Original price was: ¥2,180.Current price is: ¥1,080.

(US$10)

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 74 Cover

Kyoto Journal Issue 74

¥1,200

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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Kyoto Journal Issue 72

¥730

(US$6.50)

Article 9 & Japan’s Future
Japan’s Peacemaker, Shidehara Kijuro
Post-War Art Under the Japanese Peace Constitution
The New Peace Museums

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Kyoto Journal Issue 68 (Sold Out)

¥980

(US$9)

Gen-Fukei – The Primal Landscape
In the House: A Foreign Wife in Rural Japan
The Ingenuity of Local Culture in the Cambodian Countryside
Of Singing Clams & Soccer Camp: Searching for Japanese Children’s Literature in English Translation

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Kyoto Journal Issue 64

¥700

(US$6.50 ex shipping)

Perspectives on Japan’s Transgender Community
Butsudan Boys: The Photography of Saito Hiroshi
Gender & Sexuality Activism in Taiwan
Dynastic Female Political Power in Asia

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Kyoto Journal Issue 61

¥980

(US$9)

Yoko Tawada on “Is Europe Western?”
The World’s Leading Consumer
Japan’s Nuclear Nightmare
Night of the Bush Clover
Natsume Soseki’s 1903 Bicycle Diary

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Kyoto Journal Issue 41 (SOLD OUT)

¥980

Donald Richie on 50 years in Japan
The inspiration behind Princess Mononoke
Buddhism and poverty
Shima Spain Village

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Kyoto Journal Issue 35

¥880

(US$8)

An Interview with a Chinese Dissident
Illuminating Atrocities: Nobel Prize Winner, Jose Ramos Horta
Concretizing the Japanese Dream: An Interview with Alex Kerr
Toynbee and Buddhism

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Kyoto Journal Issue 26

¥880

(US$8)

The Builders of Kamagasaki
Interview with Director Oguri Ken’ichi
Aileen Mioko Smith on Japan’s Plutonium Future
Where Europe Begins
Holy Joe: An Adaptation of an Isse Ogata Play

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Kyoto Journal Issue 25 SOLD OUT

¥1,340

(US$12.20) SOLD OUT

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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