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    Roppongi Art Night 2014

    In only it’s 6th year, Roppongi Art Night has already become one of the major art events in Tokyo with an astounding 830,000 people joining in last year’s event. The all night and most of the following day event features [...]

    April 19th - April 20th - Akasaka, Roppongi
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    Kamakura Matsuri

    In it’s 56th year, the Kamakura Festival is a week long festival based around the impressive Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. The festival features a variety of parades and performances with the highlight being a display of horseback archery from 11am on [...]

    April 13th - April 20th - Kamakura
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    Tenya: Cheapo Tempura Chain

    Adopted and adapted from a Portuguese recipe in the 16th century, tempura has become a signature part of Japanese cuisine. Thin slices of veggies and seafood are lightly battered then deep fried, and the (ideally) hot and crispy product is [...]

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    Sakura Cherry Blossom Burgers and Drinks at McDonald’s

    The original version of this article first appeared on Japan Trends. Spring always brings a flurry of sakura (cherry blossom)-themed products, from sweets to stamps, phone apps and more. But we never imagined there would be a pink cheeseburger any [...]

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