If looking at real trees is not, for some reason, your sort of thing, head into central Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district for a packed, eclectic sakura experience. Although the area isn’t quite as packed with cherry trees as some other parts of town, it more than makes up for this by the astonishing variety of cherry blossom-themed installations.
Major local landmarks the Mitsui Building and Coredo Muromachi are illuminated at night, while the street leading to Fukutoku Shrine features an audio-visual digital cherry avenue. There are also food stalls featuring gourmet snacks of all kinds, art exhibitions, and music. And, rumor has it, there’s also a treasure-hunt…
This festival promises to be Japan’s biggest Philippines event of the year. Taking place in Yoyogi Park, the Philippines Embassy supported festival will feature domestic entertainers as well as those flown in from the Philippines. Given the large Filipino population in the […]
At the end of autumn each year, the leaves on the ginkgo trees that line the Icho Namiki avenue of Jingu Shrine outer gardens turn a brilliant yellow. Of course, there’s nothing to stop you walking along here at any […]
Tokyo International Players (TIP) is proud to return to live theater with a staged reading of the play Constellations by Nick Payne, directed by Xander Coleman. This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a […]
The 2021 dates for Tokyo Comic Con have been announced, but as yet there has been no confirmation of a venue or whether the event will be returning to an in-person experience. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition […]