Late-evening programmes exploring the counter-culture in Japanese music and art.
Kathryn Tickell presents Radio 3's new world music show, with Joji Hirota in session.
Tomouki Hoshino, Suzanne Mooney, Mariko Nagai and Kyoko Miyake on representing city life.
... from the bleepy 8-bit chiptunes of the 1980s to today's lushly symphonic scores.
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'.
Tokyo-based writer and producer Ken Nishikawa surveys the city's experimental music scene
David Peace & Natasha Pulley look at the writing of Akutagawa and the film by Kurosawa.
Soweto Kinch presents a concert by Makiko Hirabayashi.
Radio 3 classical music presenters celebrate composers whose 'secret admirers' they are.
Tom Service is in Japan to explore musical portals to other worlds.
From the Tale of Genjii to Godzilla, Kenzaburo Oe to Yoko Tawada …