A festival celebrating all things film, SSFF & Asia will be screening around 200 short films from around the world as they compete in a series of competitions. The event was originally scheduled to happen in late May/early June but it has been rescheduled to September as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Choosing to screen films with a running time of under 25 minutes, the festival accepts fiction, animation and non-fiction and also has a sponsored section. Created in Japan, the event has become one of the largest film festivals in Asia since beginning in 1999 with six short films. Accredited by the Academy Awards, the quality is good and this prestigious event draws good audiences.
From October 10th to November 8th, Shinrin Park in Saitama Prefecture will hold a light-up and illumination event called “Halloween Night in the Forest”. Walk through the park at night enjoying the Halloween-themed artworks and installations, which include: a Sogetsu-style […]
Always a good place to be for Halloween, especially if you’re keen to brave the Shibuya Scramble, Womb is a crowd pleaser. DJs this year will be an ensemble of talent including Entry for Bump_Halloween is a flat when ordered […]
The most famous Halloween parade in all of Japan is the Kawasaki Halloween Parade. The 24th edition of the festivities will take place online in 2020, making it a world-wide event. This year’s theme is “Cyberspace Costumes”. Note: Photos are […]
Running for over 40 years, the Edogawa Fireworks Festival is one of the more senior fireworks festivals in Tokyo. The venue, on the banks of the Edo River, is a 25-minute walk from JR Koiwa Station and a 15-minute walk […]
AMP is back and this line up is so incredibly red hot that it’s going to blow the doors off of every venue in the city! Organizers have spent a lot of blood, sweat and tears putting this one together […]
We’re totally in love with Showa Kinen Park—it’s a massive park with dazzling trees, myriad flowers, a dragonfly marsh, bird sanctuaries, fountains, bike trails, a kids area and everything else you could possibly want out of a park. But autumn […]
If you are in the vicinity of JR Koenji Station on the last weekend of October, you will be able to watch and take part in the Koenji Festival. Unlike the mammoth Awaodori Festival in summer, the “Koenji Fes” seems […]