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Five Greats of Japanese Woodblock PrintingNippon.com Staff

The woodblock print, or hanga, has played a centuries-long role in the history of Japanese art. The Edo-period masters, like Hokusai and Hiroshige, produced images that are familiar to people all around the world today, but this is a deep genre with many lesser-known creators of similar skill. Below we present five images by five artists worth looking into in more depth.  Utamaro, Kushi (Comb)…
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Dai Nippon Printing Branches Out into Regenerative Medicine

Dai Nippon Printing, a leader in the printing industry, is now applying its technologies in the field of regenerative medicine and other areas of life science. Despite the differences between these realms, they have a surprising number of points in common.
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