Monday, January 20, 2020

August 2016 Fireworks Festivals Schedule – In & Around Tokyo

Here comes the second part of our Fireworks Festivals Schedule! All big Events In & Around Tokyo for August are featured in this article.  Get your Yukata ready! Tokyo The 34th Koto Fireworks Festival Date: August 1st...

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...

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...

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...

Tokyo Disneyland celebrates its 35th anniversary with a special parade & more!

  'To all that come to this happy place: Welcome!'- Walt Disney Disneyland, a place on earth that is truly one of a kind. Whether you have ever been to Disneyland or not, there is no...

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...

The Town of Sawara, Where Time Stands Still

More often than not, many travelers get stuck at the airport. Whether it’s an inconvenient layover or a flight cancellation, many find themselves in a situation where they have plenty of time on their...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Chiba Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Chiba 30 Lake Kameyama (亀山湖) in Kimitsu [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3259.052847161778!2d140.08235791440114!3d35.230054462192186!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x6022a95c92046189%3A0x2d72f9b13067831d!2z5LqA5bGx5rmW!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476925781511&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Access: 5min walk from Kazusa-Kameyama Station (JR Kururi...

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...