The Japan Media Arts Festival is a showcase of popular media art in Japan with four divisions – art, entertainment, manga and animation. This year the event will be held across a series of locations in Odaiba including the Miraikan, the Tokyo International Exchange Center, BMW Group Tokyo Bay, Symbol Promenade Park and others.
The 2020 event will be online due to COVID-19. There will be appearances by Keifer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Michael J. Fox, Elijah Wood, and Millie Bobby Brown as well as an opportunity to buy signed photos and merchandise.
The Tori no Ichi Fairs are one of Tokyo’s best-kept secrets. These “Rooster Fairs” aren’t in many of the tourist guides, but they’re a big deal for local communities. Dating back to the Edo period, the festivals are all about […]
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 […]
Taking place either in Nakano or Ikebukuro, this small flea market is punted at the ladies, though, in our experience, can be a good time for all genders. Check it out for previously-loved clothing, crafts, antiques and all sorts of […]