From the end of July through September 23rd, 2019, the famous ramen chain 'Ippudo' will be offering a very special bowl of chilled tantanmen to help combat the summer heat! If you're in Japan this summer, this special bowl of ramen is definitely worth checking out!
Starbucks Japan is introducing some vividly-coloured early fall apple frappuccinos. Some interesting food items made through special collaborations are also being featured this fall.
Take a moment to indulge in a sublime summer treat at coisof! The famous ice cream shop is now offering a beautiful and refreshing lemon-based parfait from June 6th to September 16th.
Yes, Japanese people are that crazy for bubble tea. The pop-up theme park will be in Harajuku and will feature several types of bubble tea, photo booths and attractions.
In the midst of the great tapioca craze of 2019, Fuji Soba, a chain soba restaurant began offering a 'Tapioca Tsukedon' (pickled tapioca rice bowl) which has been creating a bit of a stir on SNS. Check it out:
Enjoy beef tongue (gyutan) to your heart's content at shabu shabu chain Merino in Ginza and Yokohama with a ¥910 discount on the course. The deal lasts from September 1st to the 10th.
The wildly poplar pokemon cafe in Tokyo is offering two new desert items featuring the cover Pokemon from the 'Gold' and 'Silver' games! The Beautiful and nostalgic desserts just gave us 2 more reasons to vist the cafe!
Omagari is located in Akita prefecture, and Omagari Fireworks takes place in August every year. It is one of the major and traditional fireworks competition festivals in Japan. It's a must-visit fireworks festival in Japan!
This summer, Monsoon Cafe (locations around Tokyo) is having a "Summer Mango Fair," featuring four new mango and coconut-themed deserts! We headed to the Omotesando location to check it out for ourselves. Mango lovers, don't miss this!
Ever thought that you could walk amongst 100,000 sunflowers?! Now you can at Kiyose Sunflower Festival. Easily accessible via express train from Ikebukuro station, the Sunflower Festival offers visitors amazing scenery you can't find in downtown Tokyo! Get along to get that Instagram photo or just explore the wonderful area.
Koenji Awa Odori Festival 2019: a huge Dance Festival in the heart of one of Tokyo's hippest neighborhood!
If you are in Tokyo in late August, make sure to check out the Koenji Awa Odori Festival. It is one of the biggest in the city, and it attracts approximately 1 million visitors! Find out more about the summer festival below!
Summer is here! There are the most popular and amazing fireworks (hanabi) festivals in Tokyo the you can't miss. When and where can you see? Here is a schedule of Tokyo's famous fireworks festivals so you can mark your calendar!
Going to see the fireworks during summer is a popular event in Japan, with many great firework festivals happening this season. Among the many famous firework festivals in Japan, Jingu Gaien Fireworks is one of the most famous firework festivals in Tokyo! Look at this guide to find out what the Jingu Fireworks are like!
One of the most impressive hanabi taikai (fireworks festival) in the world will be held on August 10th, 2019, in Odaiba Tokyo. See the stunning show from the beach from Odaiba's beachfront park from 19:10. Tickets on sale now!
Sendai Tanabata Festival is a traditional, probably the most elegant summer festival that exist in Japan. People love to come visit and watch the colorful decorations mostly made by paper. Let's find out how to enjoy Sendai Tanabata Festival to fullest!
The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri is one of the big three festivals of its kind in the Tohoku region. "Nebuta" is in reference warriors carried on floats traveling to the center of the city. Aomori puts on an amazing spectacle with gigantic lantern-floats surrounded by dancers in unique costumes dancing to traditional music. This event attracts approximately 3 million people every year. A must see!
Akita Kanto Festival is one of the biggest summer festivals in Tohoku region (north-east part) of Japan. Let's figure out what is so popular about Akita Kanto Festival together!
One of the representative summer events in Osaka is Yodogawa Fireworks Festival. Its dynamic fireworks are really popular among all ages, and it's a must-see event! Let's find out more about Yodogawa Fireworks together!
Enjoy a major Tokyo traditional summer festival in the city of Hachioji in western Tokyo: the Hachioji Matsuri.
In summer, many festivals and fireworks (hanabi) festivals take place in all over Japan. Out of them, Edogawa (Edo River) fireworks festivals is one of the most popular and greatest festivals where you can enjoy spectacular fireworks show and lively atmosphere. Here is a guide to the festival, what is it, when and where to watch, and how to enjoy.