Writer: Kendrick Porter     In terms of street fashion, Japan has created and maintained its own particular wave. Beginning in Tokyo, Urahara (“behind the scene”) is known as the origin of Japanese streetwear. Ura-Harajuku, an area across four blocks that literally means “the hidden Harajuku” is labeled as the root of modern Japanese street culture. In this area, NOWHERE, a store founded by Jun Takahashi (UNDERCOVER designer) and Tomoaki Nagao, is the birthplace of internationally popular brand A Bathing Ape. With what started as a collection of graphic tees, NOWHERE and A Bathing Ape is argued to be the...