Category Archives: Japan

The Old One and the Fisherman’s Wife

Meanwhile in Japan, Hokusai in his old age used to sign 画狂老人卍 (Gakyōrōjinmanji). His life long production of painting covers every genres and subjects, like nyotaimori.  

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Of Snakes and Ropes

As Japan got a lot of attention in the past weeks, I have been naturally led to recheck the list of movies inspired by a famous novelist. 緊縛 卍責め I noticed a red wàn on the movie poster of Double … Continue reading

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