From the Tale of Genjii to Godzilla, Kenzaburo Oe to Yoko Tawada …
Fumio Obata and Jocelyne Allen discuss graphic art and manga.
Julian Baggini, Tiffany Watt Smith and Christopher Harding with Rana Mitter.
Tomouki Hoshino, Suzanne Mooney, Mariko Nagai and Kyoko Miyake on representing city life.
David Peace & Natasha Pulley look at the writing of Akutagawa and the film by Kurosawa.
The photographs of Mika Ninagawa and the new novel from Hideo Yokoyama, with Anne McElvoy.
Richard Lloyd Parry talks about the Japanese tsunami of 2011 with Matthew Sweet
Rana Mitter hosts a debate on relations between Japan, US and China.
Chris Harding discusses the work of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.
Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist meditation teacher, on calm in a fast-paced 21st-century world.
Christopher Harding with writers Alex Kerr and Yoko Tawada, and film-maker Momoko Ando.
Rana Mitter and guests debate the meaning of patriotism beyond the west.
Rana Mitter on science and art on show at Liverpool's Fact and what we mean by 'weird'.
Rana Mitter discusses The Tale of Genji, sometimes called the world's first novel.
Philip Dodd reviews the newly translated novel from Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe.
Rana Mitter explores Buddhism in therapy and politics.
Matthew Sweet reviews Godzilla and The Wind Rises, plus Lily Cole in The Last Days of Troy
Matthew Sweet and guests including Ian Christie and SF Said on Kurosawa's Seven Samurai.
Rana Mitter talks to Zhang Weiwei, one of China's leading public intellectuals.
Rana Mitter presents a Landmark edition celebrating Yasujiro Ozu's film Tokyo Story.