The theme of “wind” in Japanese is very rich. The character by itself simply means ‘wind’, although in compound words it denotes elegance, refinement, and high culture.

Arising Wind


Globus Washitsu

New York


Kaze Tachinu

Phoenix - sealscript

Kaze wa Mienedo

John Donne

Wind Echo

Kaze (character)

Phoenix - grass script

Tomorrow’s Wind - fan

Allen Ginsberg

Sky Above Great Wind

Kaze (kana)

Ryokan poem

Tomorrow’s Wind - diptych

William Blake

Fūgetsu 3-D