Now extended three months, until March 15th, The Edo Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum will be showing the Jiburi no Rittai Kenzou Butsuten, a 3D architectural exhibition of buildings in various Japanese Ghibli stories. The buildings replicated will be those from the Ghiblis, ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’, ‘From Up On Poppy Hill’, ‘Spirited Away’, ‘Whisper of the Heart’ and ‘My Neighbor Totoro’.
Famous for its Azalea Festival in spring, this is Nezu Shrine’s other major yearly festival. This festival has been held continuously since the time when Tokyo was known as Edo, being one of the more well known festivals from the […]
This annual event celebrates many aspects of Okinawan culture—from cuisine, music, dance, traditional arts and more. Last year, there were around 220,000 visitors over the five-day period. A major draw of course are the various food and drink stalls serving […]
Even the office/nightlife district of Roppongi has its own local neighborhood festival. The gods enshrined at Tenso Shrine—located between Tokyo Midtown and the National Art Center—go for a spin around the neighborhood in their fancy (little) portable shrines on the […]
An annual festival at this shrine close to Akasaka-Mitsuke Station in celebration of the renowned middle Edo period samurai, judge and feudal lord Ooka Tadasuke. Ooka is celebrated in many tales still popular today for being an incorruptible magistrate and […]