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.
Some of the major seasonal festivals during rainy season are based around the hydangrea flower (called ajisai in Japanese). The ajisai festivals are on all over Tokyo and beyond around the middle of June. One of the better ajisai festivals takes place annually […]
The Vietnam Festival is back with all the trimmings. Held at Yoyogi Park, the event stage will host the weekend’s performances, stating with a folk art performance featuring ao dai (traditional Vietnam silk tunic). The ao dai show is at 10:00 on […]
As the name suggests, this little market is all about reducing waste and wastefulness—the perfect antidote to Tokyo’s shop-till-you-drop culture. It’s a good place to pick up snazzy secondhand clothes for cheap-cheap, as well as DVDs, CDs (remember those?), books […]
The Lift-Off Film Festival has long since been established in the wonderful city of Tokyo, and it’s that time of year again for us to be returning once more! This June, Tokyo Lift-Off returns to celebrate the best that the […]