Friday, September 20, 2019

First Snow in Shibuya!

  In Shibuya, it snowed for the first time this year briefly around 4am! Compared to average years, this year's first snow came 9 days late, and 29 days later than last year.

Aoyama Gakuin wins Hakone Ekiden

For the second consecutive year, Aoyama Gakuin University won the Hakone Ekiden race on Jan 2-3. This two-day long-distance running relay race from Otemachi, Tokyo to Hakone and back is the most popular nationally...

Christmas Comes Early In Shibuya?

It could be a little too early or maybe some forgotten decoration, but we spotted these Christmas wreaths in Shibuya. But even if it's not Christmas, the lights still look beautiful at night.

Get your Hachiko selfie, Santa-style

  Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day, and even Shibuya's famed Hachiko is raising awareness for the global fight against HIV. Why not support the cause and capture your own photo with the faithful canine...

Today’s Shibuya Shot: New Year’s Shrine Trip

Happy New Year! It's back to work here in Shibuya, and for many companies that means first paying a visit to the local shrine to seek health and prosperity for the year. The lines wrapped...

World’s First Smart Phone Christmas Tree at Shibuya 109

"PLAY LIGHT TREE"--the world's first interactive smart phone christmas tree by XFLAG, the makers of the Monster Strike game--has arrived at fashion landmark SHIBUYA109's Event Space. Comprised of 203 synchronized smart phones and tablets, you can...

Celebrate the birthday of the deity of Togo Shrine

A celebration of the birthday of the enshrined deity of Togo Shrine will take place on Dec. 22. ADDRESS:1-5-3 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo ACCESS: a 5-min walk from JR Harajuku Station.

The 2nd World Christmas Festival 2015

DATE: Dec.19-20 10am - 7pm Free admission ACCESS: a 3-min walk from Harajuku (JR Yamanote Line) or Yoyogi-Koen (Chiyoda Line), a 3-min walk from Meiji-Jingu-mae (Harajuku) (Chiyoda Line or Fukutoshin Line), or a 6-min walk from Yoyogi-Hachiman (Odakyu...

Illumination at Keyakizaka-dori Street Roppongi Hills

During the winter, illumination shines everywhere in Tokyo. Even on the coldest nights, the Tokyo winter illuminations are there to keep one's heart warm. Keyakizaka-dori Street in Roppongi Hills has 1.2 million shining LED lights,...

Ski in Japan: Top 3 Hokkaido Resorts

While crisp gold and red leaves are still falling across Tokyo, it won't be long until Japan's peaks are powdered with fluffy white snow. And with the ski season starting as early as mid-November in...