The nature of what's authentic and what's not confounds me daily in Japan.' - Pico Iyer, 'The Beauty of the Package' 'I wanted to make something that showed "real" and "fake" becoming friendly with each other.' - Yuji Hamada, Primal Mountain
Everyone knows this country and no one knows it. This issue presents twenty new Japans by its writers and artists, and by residents and visitors and neighbours. A special edition of Granta published simultaneously in Japanese and English.