Late-evening programmes exploring the counter-culture in Japanese music and art.
... from the bleepy 8-bit chiptunes of the 1980s to today's lushly symphonic scores.
Tokyo-based writer and producer Ken Nishikawa surveys the city's experimental music scene
From the Tale of Genjii to Godzilla, Kenzaburo Oe to Yoko Tawada …
Kathryn Tickell presents Radio 3's new world music show, with Joji Hirota in session.
A Japanese-themed edition of the monthly experimental music showcase.
Tomouki Hoshino, Suzanne Mooney, Mariko Nagai and Kyoko Miyake on representing city life.
The photographs of Mika Ninagawa and the new novel from Hideo Yokoyama, with Anne McElvoy.
Tom Service meets Yoko Shimomura & Manami Matsumae, two pioneers of game music in Japan.
An alternative look at modern Japan's uneasy relationship with ghosts and ghost stories.
The Verb meets the language of night-time Japan - in comedy, poetry and 'the blues'.
A Late Junction mixtape from Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist Otomo Yoshihide.
Japanese music of all kinds, including acid-folk, post-punk and free improvisation.
David Peace & Natasha Pulley look at the writing of Akutagawa and the film by Kurosawa.
Soweto Kinch presents a concert by Makiko Hirabayashi.
Chris Harding dips into some of the darker sides of Japan's epic 20th century.
Tom Service visits Japan to explore musical portals to other worlds.