For the 47th time the residents of the fashionable Kichijoji neighborhood get together and get rowdy (in a very organized way) for the Kichijoji Aki Matsuri (autumn festival).
On the first day of the festival, the mikoshi (portable shrines) from the various neighborhoods of Kichijoji will be jiggled and jostled around the streets, ending up in front of the station on Heiwa Dori. On Sunday, the focus shifts to Musashino Hachimangu shrine for their main festival. The processions start from around
Note: Due to the new emergency restrictions in Tokyo, this event will now be online only. The Tokyo-based duo of Rie Takeuchi (baritone saxophone) and Gideon Juckes (tuba) present their first online concert, broadcast live from the fireside of a […]
Think second-hand kimonos, ceramics and other small trinkets. This is a good place to find stylish stuff and unusual souvenirs from Japan. Try to arrive early as both the market itself and the surrounding Yurakucho area with its many cafes […]
Held at the end of the architecturally marvelous Osanbashi pier, the Japan Brewers’ Cup is one of the major events on the craft beer calendar. It’s both a festival and as the name suggests, a contest between the brewers. Entrance […]
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