Category: Japan

A brand new “attraction” made in Japan !

Hirakata Park is an amusement park located in Kansai region, right between Osaka and Kyoto. Even though they have got no huge ambition like Universal Studio Japan or Disney Sea Tokyo in term of number of visitors, they at least…

2016 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecast

According to the Japan Weather Association, the cherry blossoms are expected to open at a relatively average pace in 2016 except in Kyushu where they are expected to open a little bit later than average. The blossoms are predicted to…

OTOZAWA – Journey into the beats of Japan

You are about to embark on an unforgettable musical journey under the masterful guidance of music producers Dozan Fujiwara and Yukihiro Isso. In November, 16th (Mon.), 17th (Tue.) and 18th (Wed.), OTOZAWA offers a wide array of traditional entertainment!  Sound!…

Japan Speaks Against Abe’s Security Bill

      Groups gathered in Shibuya and across Japan over the weekend to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s proposed security bill. The legislation gives power to the Japanese military that allows for an expansion of their abilities and calls…

Sapporo Snow Festival 2015

The Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri) , one of Japan’s largest winter events, attracts a growing number of visitors from Japan and abroad every year. Every winter, about two million people come to Sapporo to see a large number…

Nintendo To Hold Pokemon Christmas Party Charity Benefit

Nintendo of Japan has announced that 2014’s official Pokemon Christmas Party will take place on Sunday December 14 from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Big Pallette Exhibition Hall (福島県郡山市南2丁目52番地) located in Fukushima. Pokemon fans can sign up to…

3th~5th October: 26th Hokkaido Fair in Yoyogi

The Hokkaido Fair (also called “The Hokkai Shokudo”) is a 3 day celebration of the food of Japan’s northernmost prefecture. As a celebration of the 26th anniversary, there will be a special ’250yen menu’ that will apparently allow you to…

Fuji Rock Festival 2014

Fuji Rock turned 18 this year, an age when newly minted adults are able to drink and drive in many countries (if not Japan). Promoter Smash marked Fuji’s coming of age quietly. Japan’s marquee rock festival isn’t the rapidly growing…

Fireworks – Hanabi

During the summer in Japan, fireworks festivals (花火大会 hanabi taikai) are held nearly every day someplace in the country, in total numbering more than 200 during August. Even today, men and women attend these events wearing the traditional Yukata, summer…

ColoR reopening party with Swanky Tunes

  ColoR. is back and with a whole new concept ready to change the Tokyo night life scene once and for all. Weirded out by those “no dancing allowed” signs at venues in Japan? You won’t see those here because…

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