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Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 17: Scenes From Wonder Festival 2016 Winter

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside An Otaku dream come true In most countries, figurines and plastic toys are for kids, but not in Japan, where it's serious adult business. On...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 5: Tokyo Game Show 2015

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside. The largest game show in Japan Held annually in September, Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is the premier trade show for game developers to...

Sun, seafood and soy sauce in Choushi City, Chiba

Often bypassed on the way to Tokyo from Narita airport, Choushi City in the Chiba prefecture (which if you didn't already know, is where Narita City/Airport is) has lots to offer. Inubosaki, the tip of...

A Day Trip from Narita Airport: Historical Chiba

Narita is home to Narita International Airport, a main gateway to Japan. The following places are within 30 minutes by taxi or public transportation from the airport, and are also perfect for travelers with...

First Shrine visit of the year – Hatsumode

New Year's is one of the most important holidays on the Japanese calendar. During the Edo period and the old way of counting, everyone was one year old at birth (because they counted the...

Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art Part1

The Perfect Harmony of Art, Architecture and Nature The world is full of visual clutter and sometimes we get overwhelmed by information overload. It is only in an ideal environment one can appreciate the true...

July 2016 Fireworks Festivals Schedule – In & Around Tokyo

Summer means Hanabi Matsuri (花火祭り) season in Japan, and refers to great Fireworks Festivals held throughout the country. During the hot and humid summer, the festivals lighten up the mood and provide a sparkling...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Chiba Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Chiba Chiba Prefecture 28~ 32  28 Hondo-ji temple (本土寺) in Matsudo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3234.348415073759!2d139.9265093144216!3d35.84045932883202!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60189b5cfdc0d1f7%3A0x71d3694a02002d27!2sHondo-ji+Temple!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476925832346&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November Access: 10min walk from Kita-Kogane Station (JR Joban Line) Address: Hiraga...

Special exhibition: Léonard Foujita and His Models @ Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art

From September 17, 2016 to January 15, 2017, selected works of Léonard Foujita will be on display at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art in Sakura City, Chiba.As one of the most successful artists...

Low on Cost, High on Design

Introducing the new LCC Terminal at Narita Running to catch your plane at the new budget terminal at Narita will be a breeze – after all, the terminal which opened this April is designed around...