Fashion editor Shun Watanabe and photographer Bungo Tsuchiya explore the ferocious, fantastical world of drag into contemporary Japan, in which goth culture is the closest iteration. The result is “gothic drag”, demonstrated here on the brightest and best of Tokyo’s style tribe, cast as their fictional alter-egos in Tokyo Realness; a darker, more sinister incarnation of RuPaul’s colourful fantasyland.


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Film edited by Art Director and King Kong’s very own Senior Graphic Designer Yuji Kamiyama