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ONBEAT vol.09 has just been published!

ONBEAT vol.09 has just been published!

It is now on sale at major bookstores and AMAZON.

In ONBEAT vol.09, we feature“Japonismes 2018: les âmes en resonance.”This is an event based on the agreement of the Japan-France Summit Meeting two years ago. Japonismes 2018 presents ‘unknown Japan’ by introducing Japanese culture–from traditional to modern–in France.

Japonismes 2018 will feature more than seventy events dedicated to Japanese culture across Paris from July 2018 to February 2019. In addition to an interview with Hiroyasu Ando, President of the Japan Foundation, we will introduce some of the official projects of Japonismes 2018.

We also present teamLab, Tsuguharu Foujita, Jomon art, and etc.

Don’t miss it!

ONBEAT vol.08 will soon be published!

ONBEAT vol.08 will be on sale at major bookstores from mid-February.

Accepting now pre-orders on Amazon.

This is how the front page will look like.

Guess who paint this front page.

We all hope you will like it!

New Year Holiday Closing Notice

Please be informed that we will be closing from December 30 to January 4 due to the New Year’s Holiday Season.

We would like to thank you for your understanding and cooperation with our company during this year.

We will continue to introduce Japanese art and culture to the world in the following year as well.


We wish you good health and happiness in 2018.

Hope you have a wonderful New Year!

All Staff

Some Extracted Pages of ONBEAT is put in TANOYAKU!

Please enjoy TANOYAKU if you stay in one of the hotel of Toyoko-Inn across Japan! For you can find some extracted pages of our magazine ONBEAT; its latest issue is featuring the pages of Natsuko Kikkawa and Sawako Kido from ONBEAT vol.07.

TANOYAKU is a magazine for guests of the Toyoko-Inn Hotel; it is placed in every room. ONBEAT and TANOYAKU have been cooperating since 2015 and interviews of Prof. Satoshi Omura or Artist Koji Kinutani that appeared in ONBEAT have been extracted to TANOYAKU in the past.

If you happen to stay in one of the hotels, take a look!


ONBEAT magazine is introduced by Toshio Ohi Chozaemon Ⅺ’s website!

ONBEAT magazine is introduced by Toshio Ohi Chozaemon Ⅺ’s web site !

ONBEAT vol.07 presents Ohi’s works with his interview and introduces Ohi Ware tradition and new challenges.

His blog is updated almost every day on the website. You can also enjoy the images of Tea Room and Ohi Gallery.

You can enjoy the interview here!


Amber Ohi Tea Bowl, Hijiri Style

ONBEAT magazine is introduced by Koji Kinutani’s website!

ONBEAT magazine is introduced by Koji Kinutani’s web site!

ONBEAT vol.07 is featuring the colorful and energetic works along with the interview of Kinutani. For all Kinutani’s fans, check his website NOW and find his energetic activities as well as the up-to-date information of the ongoing exhibition“A Journey of Color and Imagery.”

You can enjoy the ONBEAT interview here!


Celebration-Flying Dragon Funi Homon

ONBEAT expanding its channel!

Libraries of Joshibi University of Art and Design has started a subscription to ONBEAT! The University Art Museum –Tokyo National University of Arts and Music also starts selling ONBEAT.

ONBEAT is sold at large bookstores such as Kinokuniya and TSUTAYA, National Art Center, Tokyo and The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, as well as in 78 countries and 4 areas all over the world.

ONBEAT is housed by Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in U.K, Japan Society in the U.S., and the International House of Japan. All of them engage in a specialized study of Japanese art.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, a four-star hotel, also subscribes to ONBEAT. You can find ONBEAT in each of their luxurious suites and also in their club lounge. The photo is  the the luxurious suites of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

We appreciate your kind support!

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Visit our website below NOW to view exclusive interviews with Tadao Ando, Manabu Ikeda, Koji Kinutani, and Ohi Chozaemon Ⅺ! ONBEAT vol.07 offers you a perfect opportunity to discover their wonderful personality as well as their artistry. A must-see interviews, if you are planning to visit their upcoming exhibitions this autumn!

Check it out here!




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ONBEAT magazine is on sale at the bookstore of world 78 countries 4 area

ONBEAT magazine is on sale at the bookstore of world 78 countries 4 area in total including Japan from this January.

The details of the sales areas are as follows.

Japan, USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, the French speaking part of Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia & Kosovo, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, British West Indies, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Netherland Antilles, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Sale has been started in the Amazon!

Sale has been started in the Amazon