Wednesday, September 18, 2019

文化

CULTURE

From omotenashi and kimono to anime and cosplay, explore the fascinating world of Japan’s cultures and subcultures as well as the intricate aspects of Japanese traditions and customs.

IN HARMONY WITH THE SEASONS: The Seven Autumn Grasses

There is a poem I like from the Edo period..."The Musashino Plain, where for lack of mountains, the moon must rise and set from...

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...

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...

Another 3hr trip kagurazaka/ Kudanshita

Although Kagurazaka is close to Tokyo’s entertainment district, Shinjuku, it has a character all of its own. As a prominent hanamachi (geisha district) that thrived...

WAttention Tokyo 33 TOKYO Hot News

Bringing you the latest hot news Autumn 2019 COREDO Muromachi Terrace: a place that sparks innovation Forming part of the Nihonbashi revitalization plan, the Nihonbashi Muromachi...

Reminiscing Old Japan in Kanagawa prefecture

Temples, arts, entertainment, history and culture Beyond the first urban impressions of its capital Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture surprises us with cultural treasures, fascinating legends and...

Protected: Wander the mystic mountains and slip through the enchanted world...

Riding the Seibu Line out of the city center, you will see gorgeous untains, lovely rivers and breathtaking scenery in general. For lovers of...

Tokyo Ghost Stories

If there’s one thing Tokyoites love, it’s ghost stories. With the popularity of “ukiyo-e” (woodblock prints), rakugo and kabuki theatre in the 1800s, ghost...

The things that go bump in Japan’s nights

Summer is the season of ghost stories in Japan, with Obon, Japan’s holiday honouring ancestral spirits, being held in mid-August. To get into the...

Protected: Geisha Odori

“Geisha”,“Kyoto” – these words go hand-in-hand; as natural as “fish” and “chips”! However when we think about Tokyo, different words spring to mind –...

The Mysterious World of teamLab Borderless

Imagine a world without rules, constraints or limits, a universe alive with shapes, colours and sounds, inspired by Japanese art from the past, yet...

From Edo Castle to the Imperial Palace – The History...

As Japan enters into a new era and welcomes a new emperor, the grounds around the Tokyo Imperial Palace will become much busier. That’s...

WAttention Tokyo 32 TOKYO Hot News

Bringing you the latest hot news Summer 2019 New entertainment center to open in Ikebukuro in July Slated to open on July 19, Q Plaza IKEBUKURO...

Protected: Visit Chichibu’s historic Shinto shrines and Buddhist Pilgrimage temples

Chichibu town surrounded by mountains, such as Mt. Bukouzan with most of its natural areas a designated natural park And also, it is a...

Protected: Travel Back in Time-Kawagoe

Go back in time on the streets of Kawagoe, where lovely old warehouses have been turned into dorable shops and peaceful cafés. Travel back...