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When Did Manga Become So Popular?

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Although manga comic books are popular throughout the world, in Japan reading manga is a very common pastime for people...[ Click to read more ]

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Tokyo Ramen Show 2019

Sep 23, 2019 By Admin

Ramen is classic Japanese food.  If you ask a random person, foreign or Japanese, male or female, what their favorite food...[ Click to read more ]

Japan’s Coffee Culture is Super Caffeinated – UCC Coffee Museum in Kobe

Sep 14, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The image of Japan around the world is that of a country where the main beverages are green tea and...[ Click to read more ]

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Family Friendly Halloween Activities in Tokyo 2019

Sep 11, 2019 By Ray Proper

Once upon a time in Tokyo, celebrating Halloween meant dressing up in a costume and riding the Yamanote Line around the...[ Click to read more ]

Find Your Halloween Costume in Tokyo

Sep 10, 2019 By Ray Proper

Halloween is rapidly approaching so get your costume soon because leaving your costume to the last minute and dressing as...[ Click to read more ]

Find your Halloween Costume in Nagoya

Sep 10, 2019 By Admin

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you that leaving your costume to the last minute, and dressing...[ Click to read more ]

Rokko Island Halloween Harvest Festival in Kobe

Sep 08, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you’re in the area, you should check out the Rokko Island Halloween and Harvest Festival.  This festival is one...[ Click to read more ]

Osu Street Performers’ Festival

Sep 07, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

October brings the Nagoya Festival, a massive parade throughout the city celebrating three great warriors and historical leaders connected to the city: Oda...[ Click to read more ]

The Nagoya Festival

Sep 05, 2019 By Ray Proper

The Nagoya Festival is held annually on the third Saturday and Sunday of October.  The main attraction is a parade,...[ Click to read more ]

Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri in Osaka

Aug 29, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

With more than 300 years of history, the Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri is the oldest Danjiri Festival in Japan. Such festivals...[ Click to read more ]