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.
Previously known as Summer Sonic, the name was switched out for Supersonic for the canceled 2020 version. Summer Sonic was scheduled to return in 2021, although with the Olympics delayed until summer 2021, it seems they’ve stuck with the new […]
Setagaya Hachimangu Shrine’s Autumn Festival includes the usual features of shrine festivals such as mikoshi (portable shrine) parades, with the addition of ritual sumo on a dohyo in front of the shrine. The ritual sumo—known as hōnōsumo—happens at 2pm on the first […]
Figure collectors, this is the event for you! Known as the world’s biggest festival for figures (also known as “garage kits”), Wonder Festival Tokyo is a biannual event held at Halls 1-8 of Chiba’s Makuhari Messe. Typically, the winter event […]
Taking place over two nights, you’ve got no excuse not to see this impressive firework display in Yamashita Park. The festival starts at 11:30am and features all sorts of entertainment including a ship parade, marine rescue demonstration, a mikoshi parade and […]