To celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month, we wanted to highlight our Japantowns by dedicating our May issue to these spaces. Cover art by Kyle Okazaki, read more about his piece now.

Little Tokyo contains ideas and places that I hold dear, which are depicted within the confines of the ever-shrinking 3 block radius. Inspired by the album cover of Radiohead's "Hail to the Thief," this piece displays what Little Tokyo stands to lose or has already lost, in line with the themes of greed and ignorance present in the album. The bright colors demand the attention and care required to maintain such a space, and contrast with the surrounding area of Los Angeles.

May 2024 Issue: Japantowns Cover Art

To celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month, we wanted to highlight our Japantowns by dedicating our May issue to these spaces. Cover art by Kyle Okazaki, read more about his piece now.

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dancing in the starshine | April 2024 radiYO! Playlists

Celebrate the end of spring with playlists made by some of our favorite tastemakers.

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laying under sakura trees | March 2024 radiYO! Playlists

Celebrate cherry blossom szn with playlists made by some of our favorite tastemakers.

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Studio Ghibli’s Mundane Masterpiece

If there’s one thing Studio Ghibli is known for, it’s their ability to create amazing fantasy worlds. So why is it that my favorite Studio Ghibli film takes place in our own mundane world?

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