Thursday, November 21, 2019

KANTO

関東地方

Home to the Tokyo and Yokohama, Kanto region has a dense population, with bustling cities, vibrant culture and endless sites of modern development. But Kanto is also home to beautiful mountains, idyllic beaches, and a deep history.

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Latest Articles from Kanto Region

Protected: The Vibrant World of Hineno Katsujiro Syoten

New Breeze from Kyoto Dyeing Products: Tie, Chief, Watch Band by Hineno Katsujiro Syoten’s Artisans Not Only for KIMONO Japanese fashion and lifestyle continue to change....

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Ikebukuro Station SEIBU Tourist Information Center Ikebukuro Sightseeing information about the Ikebukuro area and Seibu Line 1F East exit of Ikebukuro Station Language support: Chinese...

Get On The Right Train!

New limited express train "Laview" to make its first appearance Designed by world-renowned architect Kazuyo Sejima, Laview features a distinctively round front, spacious cars, luxury...

ROBOT RESTAURANT: Shinjuku’s Neon Dreamland

In the energetic, alluring streets of the entertainment district of Kabukicho is one that shows off a fair amount of spotlight to pedestrians –...

Rise of New Tokyo Theaters and Enpaku

A new urban entertainment scene is about to spring up in Tokyo’s Toshima-ku (ward). From November this year to July 2020, around 22 projects...

Here are Some Popular Japanese Original Productions

Currently, Tokyo presents an extensive variety of stunning theater performances, incomparable to any other in the world. THE SPLENDOR OF TAKARAZUKA Tokyo Takarazuka Theater Perhaps, one of...

The Modern Theater

Nohgaku, Kabuki, and Bunraku embellished the Edo theater scene, and they continue to fascinate audiences to this day. However, how shows are performed and...

The Theater Scene in the Edo Period

In the world of the Japanese theater, Nohgaku (Noh and Kyogen), Kabuki, and Bunraku have each been recognized by UNESCO as a World Intangible...

Start your day off right with the Imperial Palace Run

From professional athletes to casual sports enthusiasts, people love jogging around the Imperial Palace. The path around the palace is regarded by joggers as...

Making the Most out of Tokyo During the Rugby World Cup

Welcome to Chofu Of all the wards—sometimes referred to as "cities"—in greater Tokyo, Chofu seems an unlikely candidate to be at the centre of international...

The History of Rugby in Tokyo

On September 20th, under the floodlights at Tokyo's Ajinomoto Stadium in Chofu, Japan and Russia will compete in the inaugural match of the Rugby...

SUIGIAN: Where Edo Meets Tokyo

Tucked away amongst the skyscrapers of Nihonbashi and hidden below the Fukutoku Shrine, the coolest new way to travel back in time awaits. Suigian...

Transcendence in Tokyo: Art, Reality and teamLab

Tokyo is a bustling city of art, and home to a landscape and culture that has inspired artists for centuries. While many artists draw...

Misaki Port & Jogashima: Home to Beautiful Nature, Sparkling Seas, and...

Standing on top of a hill, I look down at the beach and glittering sea over a fence of wild flowers. The beautiful natural...