Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Gudetama lost in Edo!

Japan's popular lazy egg, Gudetama, is lost in the Edo period! This autumn and winter only you can visit Gudetama world at the Toei Kyoto Studio Park. Born in 2013, Gudetama's name is a play...

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 World Cup2019. To some, Japan may seem like an unusual...

Hanagasa Festival Japan [Hanagasa Matsuri]

Hanagasa Matsuri Yamagata City, Yamagata prefecture Aug. 5 - 7 Highlight: different types of dances using straw flower hats The iconic nature of the parade is the use of traditional agricultural workers hats decorated with red paper...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (5)

9 Omotesando Hills 表参道ヒルズのクリスマスイルミネーション - 高さ10mのツリーと共に参加型イルミや光のショーを実施 - https://t.co/3Jzw8cj6B6 pic.twitter.com/s3SOGCUZrJ — Fashion Press (@fashionpressnet) October 2, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The trees of the wide sidewalks of Omotesando are decorated with warm lights to make your shopping adventure even more special...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (7)

13 Venus Fort Christmas Projection Mapping “FROZEN VENUSFORT” This year’s projection mapping features the popular Disney movie “Frozen”. Creative company NAKED Inc. created a spectacular show which you can only enjoy at Venus Fort. Music...

Sakura Sightseeing In Kyoto (1)

See the Eternal City tinted in the delicate pink of Spring and sigh at the fleeting beauty of the sakura. Here are the top spots to for ohanami (cherry blossom viewing). 1)  Tenryu-ji Temple This is...

The Takaoka Doraemon Tour

For fans of Doraemon, a pilgrimage to Takaoka, where Fujiko F. Fujio created the futuristic blue robot cat, is a must. And though you may not have a Dokodemo door—one of Doraemon's handy gadgets—to...

Shiver your excited cells with Japanese Spiritual Creatures and Monsters in Tokyo Trick Art...

Trick Art: Eye deception expose! https://youtu.be/ViCGBekLXt8 Photographic fun with Japanese ghosts, giant monsters, ninjas and time travel, all under one roof!  Trick art uses visual illusions, making the viewer feel like they are part of the artwork itself or...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (2)

3 Marunouchi Bright Christmas - The marvelous story of “The Nutcracker” The main event takes place at the Marunouchi-Building and features a 15m high and 65m wide Christmas theater. The theater begins above the walkway...

Teru Teru Bōzu

A てるてる坊主 (teru teru bōzu) is a small doll used to pray for good weather.  Teru (てる) means "shine" as in sunshine, while bōzu (坊主) refers to a Buddhist priest. It is believed that when you...