The origin of the Kokeshi doll is a mystery. It has been said that the Kokeshi doll started in the Tohoku district in the late Edo or early Meiji period, but there are various opinions about the birthplace. The wood crafters of the mountainside villages made it as a toy for children, and the dolls have unique designs and features rooted in each region.  Te to Te to Te

The Night Of

From creators Steven Zaillian and Richard Price, The Night Of is an eight-part limited series that delves into the intricate story of a fictitious murder case in New York City.


French electro-pop producer YANIS teams up with choreographer and MIA collaborator Cathy Ematchoua. Read the feature on NOWNESS.

Stranger Things

Stranger Things is an American supernatural horror web television series created by the Duffer Brothers. When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl.

World’s Biggest Open Air Museum

ABU TV SONG FESTIVAL (Asian Pasific Broadcasting Union), held in a different country every year, was hosted by Turkey this year. Various artists from 13 countries attended the event held at Istanbul Congress Center.The opening performance was inspired by Turkey’s cultural, historic and natural heritage and was broadcasted live around the world as well as to attendees with World’s Biggest Open Air Museum concept.