February 20, 2024 is the street date of Intoxicate vol. 168 “How many times did he encounter the new moon silence before he had gone?”.

The cover photo portrays Ryuichi Sakamoto. The exhibition “Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto Music / Art / Media” opens now at NTT ICC, Hatsudai, Shinjuku. His latest and last theater piece Time by Sakamoto and Shiro Takatani (Dumb Type) will have its Japan premiere on March 28 (Thu).

On vol. 168, “Exotic Grammar” has three articles about Yumi Tono composer of NHK taiga drama (TV series) Dear Radiance, comedian Nobuyuki Hanawa (Knights) as the film director of his first film Manzai Association, The Movie: Butaino Korinai Menmen (restless comedians), and jazz pianist / composer / educator Vijay Iyer who has just released his new album Compassion, respectively.

On the “Pick Up”, the following are picked up. The report from a talk show planned especially for the release of Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan / Rohan at the Louvre Original Soundtrack, with 100 guests invited (as guest speakers, main actor Issey Takahashi, actress Marie Iitoyo, director Kazuki Watanabe, and composer Naruyoshi Kikuchi appeared on the show), one of the largest classical music festival in Japan “Spring Festival in Tokyo 2024” in 20th anniversary, the second of the Niigata International Animation Festival, and singer-songwriter Aska for the new Blu-ray Disc release of his concert with David Foster.

The Intoxicate preview screening is The Piano digitally remastered in 4K after 30 years since its first screening. Its beautiful image with the score by Michael Nyman is vividly revived. The film will be on the screen from March 28.

Intoxicate is available at these associates and volunteers as on the following link.

You can buy the magazine at Tower Records Online.

FYI English translated articles: https://mikiki.tokyo.jp/subcategory/intoxicate%20off%20the%20paper