Earth Day in Tokyo is a joyful celebration held annually in April in Yoyogi Park. Go to learn about environmental causes, have unusual festival food and drinks, listen to live music, and enjoy an overall great vibe!
Come taste the spiciness of Sichuan cuisine over the weekend in Nakano, Tokyo!
The idea of a penis festival may sound ludicrous, but actually, it's a Shinto religious tradition many Japanese folks take seriously. So there's a solemn aspect to it, but you can also have fun there! Here's how to enjoy it.
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the massively popular anime and as an homage to the latest movie, there will be a special Transformers-themed cafe opening in Ikebukuro from March 8 to 31!
Sakura season is coming and besides the usual hanami, why not dive into a pool of sakura petals while sipping on sake? Yes, please.
In honor of Japan's favorite mayo, kewpie 100 years, start! CAFE opens in Roppongi Hills for limited time.
Conrad Osaka has a new strawberry-themed all-you-can-eat sweets buffet! Only until May 6th, 2018.
If you love anime and if you're into cosplay, this event should really be on your bucket list. Here's the essential information on Tokyo's biggest anime event.
Essential information about Osaka's most popular Sumo event. Includes dates, how to buy tickets, and arena location.
As dearly anticipated, the sakura season is slowly arriving upon us and so are Starbucks' seasonal sakura drinks. This year, both will arrive earlier than usual. Along with the sakura drinks, Starbucks also came up with some pleasant mugs and tumblers. Available from February 15th, 2019
The Kyoto Higashiyama Hanatouro illumination festival held in March in is one of the most magical events the capital has to offer in the spring. Here is a guide on things to do to fully enjoy the festival.
From mid-February to mid-March, enjoy plum blossom season in Tokyo at these three impressive spots!
If you are planning to visit Nara prefecture in March, Omizutori is an event you can't miss. Omizutori (お水取り) is a fire torch festival held in Todaji, one of the most famous temples and tourist sites around Nara.
RoLand is the most popular host in Japan right now! In fact, he even calls himself the emperor of hosts. He's so popular that there's an exhibition about him at Parco in Ikebukuro. If you are curious about the hosting world in Japan, you should definitely check it out. It will eliminate all stereotypes you might hold about hosting, the first one being they are prostitutes!
As the 2020 Olympics are drawing close, the 2019 Tokyo Marathon is the focus in the sports world of the City. The new course for Tokyo Marathon in 2019 symbolizes the past, present and the future of Tokyo. It's always fun to see the Tokyo Marathon for the interesting-looking costumed participants in the course. Check it out!
The festival celebrates Chinese New Year from the 5th to the 19th of February with over 15000 lanterns scattered across the city. Don't miss it!
In February, in the small town of Otaru in Hokkaido, is held the Snow Light Path Festival. Thousands upon thousands of candles are lit in the snow every evening across the town. It creates an amazingly peaceful atmosphere and makes for one of Japan's most beautiful winter scenery.
Tokamachi snow festival is a snow festival held in Niigata Prefecture from February 4th in 1950. The main idea of this festival is to befriend snow and to enjoy it. This year, 2019, Tokamachi snow festival will be held from February 15th to 17th.
The city of Yokote in Akita Prefecture holds one of Japan's coolest snow festivals. Throughout the town, snow shelters called kamakuras are built and lit from the inside. Here's more on this unique snow festival.
The most famous Hadaka Matsuri, or naked festival, is the one held in Okayama in February. Essentially, it's a game consisting of men wearing fundoshi (loincloths) competing in mass to get a hold of a pair of sacred sticks.