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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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Sale! Kyoto Journal Issue 91 Cover Living Sustainability

Kyoto Journal Issue 91

¥2,180 ¥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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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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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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Sale! Kyoto Journal 90 Cover

Kyoto Journal Issue 90

¥2,180 ¥1,080

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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

¥2,180 ¥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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In a Rocket Made of Ice

¥1,680

(US$15.30)

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 Digital Issue 88

¥500

(US$4.50)
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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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 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 Digital Issue 86

¥500

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Saying farewell to Hotel Okura
Kyoto’s firelight Takigi Noh
The Successes of the Setouchi Triennale
Translating Japanese children’s fiction

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 85

¥500

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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 84

¥500

(US$4.50)
An Apprentice Boatbuilder in Japan
Yoko Inoue on Art, Flags and TPP
Beyond the Eye with Naoyuki Ogino
A Photographic Journey to Kham
Ikebana Power

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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 82

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 82

¥500

(US$4.50)
Ashoka’s Edicts: Messages for All Time
Feminist Pioneer Kato Shidzue
Contemporary Katazome Dyeing Artists
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale & Satoyama
Taoist Photo-Artist Yasu Suzuka
Poetry: Remembering Viet Nam
The Museum of Forbidden Art

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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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Kyoto Journal Issue 80

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 80

¥500

($4.50)
Peace Mask Project
Hope for the East Asian Peace Process
Interview with Stomu Yamash’ta
Masaya Kushino: shoe designer

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