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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)…

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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