October

Family Friendly Halloween Activities in Tokyo

Sep 11, 2018 By Ray Proper

Once upon a time in Tokyo, celebrating Halloween meant dressing up in a costume and riding the Yamanote Line around the center of town drinking heavily and being unruly. Other than...[ Click to read more ]

Find Your Halloween Costume in Tokyo

Sep 10, 2018 By Ray Proper

Halloween is rapidly approaching so get your costume soon because  leaving your costume to the last minute and dressing as "an axe murderer, because they look just like you and me" isn't as clever...[ Click to read more ]

Find your Halloween Costume in Nagoya

Sep 10, 2018 By

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you that leaving your costume to the last minute, and dressing "as yourself" or "an axe murderer, because they look just like...[ Click to read more ]

Rokko Island Halloween Harvest Festival in Kobe

Sep 08, 2018 By Justin Hanus

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

The Nagoya Festival

Sep 05, 2018 By Ray Proper

  The Nagoya Festival is held annually on the third Saturday and Sunday of October.  The main attraction is a parade, lead by Nagoya’s 3 most famous historical figures and ...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Sea Life Park Aquarium

Apr 27, 2018 By Admin

Tokyo Sea Life Park  is an aquarium featuring over 600 species of rare marine life from around the world.  The distinctive dome rising over the attraction houses a number of...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe Marathon 2017

Nov 01, 2017 By Admin

The general public is free to participate in this foot race presented in Kobe. Some 20,000 people take part in this race, which is time-limited to 7 hours. The foot...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Ramen Show 2017

Oct 26, 2017 By Admin

Ramen is classic Japanese food.  If you ask a random person, foreign or Japanese, male or female, what their favorite food is you are highly likely to get "ramen" back as...[ Click to read more ]

The Danjiri Matsuri in Osaka is a Multi-Generational Thrill Show

Sep 14, 2017 By Justin Hanus

Autumn means the biggest event of the year for the southern Osaka city of Kishiwada - the Danjiri Matsuri. Danjiri are large wooden carts inside which religious tenets declare gods...[ Click to read more ]

Hatchiman Matsuri, One of Japan’s Most Beautiful Festivals in Enchanting Takayama

Sep 12, 2017 By Mark Guthrie

Located in Gifu Prefecture, and surrounded by some of Japan’s richest natural areas  just below the famous Northern Alps, Takayama is some what isolated and distant.  This isolation allowed the city...[ Click to read more ]