Featuring a 10 meter tall Christmas tree, a giant crystal chandelier, and 100,000 lights this is one of the fancier displays of the season. The Baccarat Eternal Lights display will continue until January 10th.
There is usually a European-style Christmas market that runs until Christmas with festive food and drink. No announcement has been made yet if it will return for 2021.
For 2022, the mikoshi parade on August 14 has been cancelled. They will transport the portable shrine via vehicle and no water throwing will happen. Local neighborhood festivities are still set to take place but at alternative times, and there […]
On Mt. Myojogatake, viewed from Goran Onsen in Hakone, 205 bamboo stalks will be lit one by one to reveal an enormous burning 大 (dai, meaning big or great). Fireworks and food stalls are expected to recommence in 2022, though […]
These old-school, Japanese tokusatsu (not tonkatsu, the delicious pork cutlet dish) TV shows are very popular in Japan — for children and their parents — and this festival celebrates their outrageousness. What does tonkusatsu mean? The term refers to shows […]