British rock music festival Download was scheduled to come to Japan for the second time in March 2020 bringing with it emo legends My Chemical Romance and Evanescence along with The Offspring, Jimmy Eat World, In Flames and Ministry. we know how that went. 2021 dates are yet to be confirmed.
This year tickets cost ¥16,500 plus a mandatory ¥500 drink token, while VIP tickets cost ¥30,000. If you can’t make it or are only interested in some MCR action, head to Osaka on the 28th for their one-off gig.
The Namaste India Festival returns to the event square at Yoyogi Park to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th anniversary. With the links between India and Japan getting stronger, this festival gets bigger and bigger each year. There will be a large […]
Nabe is a popular winter dish in Japan. Nabe literally means “pot,” but it’s used as a generic term for soups or light stews cooked in an iron or clay pot. Made with dashi (soup stock), vegetables, and meat, nabe has […]
For all things stationery, head to the biggest festival in Japan: the Bungu Joshi Haku. Held over three days in the Tokyo Ryutsu Center, it will host over 120 companies with over 50,000 items to peruse. There will be all […]
The ginkgo trees of Hachioji were planted along the streets when the city expanded during the Showa period. Usually, there are a number of events planned around the crowds coming to see the leaves—such as parades of classic cars and […]