17 05, 2016

Japanese Cult Classic: Belladonna of Sadness

By |May 17th, 2016|Events, JAPAN, Stuff We Love|0 Comments

One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery, where horned demons, haunted forests and La Belle Dame Sans Merci collide with J.R.R. Tolkien and gorgeous, explicit Gustav Klimt-influenced eroticism.

7 12, 2015

Magic Pony Visits the Ghibli Museum

By |December 7th, 2015|Events, JAPAN, Photos, Travel|0 Comments

Hayao Miyazaki's Ghibli Museum is tucked away in Mitaka's Inokashira Park in Kichijoji, Tokyo. On a beautiful autumn afternoon we began our journey to the museum and entered the park under a canopy of changing leaves. We passed people of all ages enjoying the sunshine.

23 11, 2015

UNDERCOVER “Labyrinth of Undercover” Exhibition | Tokyo

By |November 23rd, 2015|Art, Events, JAPAN|0 Comments

We explored the labyrinth of Jun Takahashi’s retrospective exhibition celebrating 25 years of his Japanese fashion label UNDERCOVER.

17 11, 2015

Takashi Murakami Solo Exhibition | Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

By |November 17th, 2015|Art, Events, JAPAN, Photos|0 Comments

Takashi Murakami recently opened a major exhibition at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo. This is Murakami’s first exhibition in Japan after many years and we were fortunate to have the chance to experience his work in the country that has been integral to his artistic explorations.

8 11, 2015

Yoshitomo Nara Day in Tokyo

By |November 8th, 2015|Art, Events, JAPAN, Photos|0 Comments

You can imagine how excited was I to hear that Nara had an exhibition up while we were visiting Tokyo. It’s a rare and special experience to see Nara’s work in person and we decided to make a Nara themed day in Tokyo.

4 11, 2015


By |November 4th, 2015|JAPAN, Misc Stuff, Photos, Stuff We Love, Travel|0 Comments

Last night in Harajuku Tokyo, Magic Pony entered the monster mouth of Mr. Ten Thousand Chopsticks (nickname Choppy) and were transported into his psychedelic stomach world otherwise known as the KAWAII MONSTER CAFE.