Bruce Osborn

Oyako Day

Metropolis: An Array Of Intriguing Portraits Of Japanese Oyako

Metropolis is certainly a mainstay publication for reporting the news and events of the Japanese urban scene. The article reviews the newest book, OYAKO: An Ode to Parents and Children, noting it as a “lovely and surprisingly endearing project and book which sheds light on the connections between parents and children”. The article continues, “[The book portrays] …

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American Photography: Pro Photo Daily

PRO PHOTO DAILY is the free subscription daily newsletter from American Photography Magazine. Important articles covering important topics in the Photographic world are sent to subscribers daily. The December 14th edition includes a link to the AMAZON page for my recent OYAKO book. Please follow this link for the Pro Photo Daily site where you can subscribe, or search the archive for …

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OYAKO Photo Book

Recently, I published a photo book on my Oyako (parent and children) series in English.I was able to make this amazing book, with the support of Sora Books. It is being sold at a super rock-bottom price.Click on the links below for Amazon US and Amazon Japan. The book is also available in the UK, …

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2018 OYAKO DAY Exhibition

OYAKO DAY 2018 Photos on Display Location: Olympus Gallery (Tokyo)Dates: Sept. 14 – 19 (11:00 ~ 19:00)* last day exhibition ends at 15:00Talk-show: Sept 16 (Sunday) (13:00~ 14:00) with Bruce Osborn and Masanori IshibikiAddress: S-tec Joho Bldg. B1 floor, Nishi Shinjuku 1-24-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan 160-0023Telephone: 03-5909-0191


In support of Oyako Day, TSUTAYA is collaborating with a number of other bookstores on a campaign asking parents to give their children books. Believing in the power of books to stimulate positive change, we hope these presents will serve as inspiration for the children. This book campaign is happening in 900 bookstores throughout Japan during the …

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Hayama ♥ Oyako

At this year’s Hayama Art Festival, I have a large artwork on display at Morito Jinja. On May 5th, I will be having a photo session.Families interested in joining this event can contact for more information.

My Favorite Japan

I was recently on Japan Easy II to introduce my 2 favorite Japanese words.Japan Easy II is a feature of NHK World, an international broadcasting service for news and culture from Japan. Click the #18 episode.My section is the last 5 min. of the program.