25 years ago, Tamagotchi came to Europe | culture | DW

A small plastic egg with a display, three buttons, and a chain happiest children and young adults around the world in the ’90s. In fact, the digital animal seemed to be a real living creature, because it required its attention almost around the clock – or else its condition and personality would deteriorate in no … Read more

The New Samurai Museum in Berlin

aWhen Peter Jansen was traveling through Japan a few years ago, he came across an 18th century samurai house near Nagoya that was in the process of being demolished. The enthusiastic collector immediately decided to purchase the huge wooden courtyard gate – with no idea where in Germany it would one day be. Now he’s … Read more

“Breasts and Eggs” at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg – Culture

Natsuko wants a child, but no sex or relationship. The young woman is spending her best years alone in Tokyo, although it remains unclear whether she doesn’t really need synergy or is held back by mental illness. The self-isolated also think of female role models in Japan. Her tone is constantly naive and seeks simple … Read more