Tokyo Michi Terrace is a light-up event that has happened for the last few years on the Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station. Early versions featured projection mapping directly on to the newly restored facade of the station and the event was so popular that it was cancelled on one night due to the traffic disruption. Since then, it has been a lot tamer with more conventional illuminations and decorations along the promenade leading towards the Imperial Palace.
This year’s illuminations will take on the theme of message of lights.
The Shimbashi Koichi festival contains a whole array of entertainment including taiko drummers, traditional dancers, local bands and some more unusual options too. The main events are the bon odori square and the Yukata Beauty Contest, which doesn’t feature a […]
At Asakusa’s 39th Samba Carnival, you are guaranteed to see the most dazzling array of beautiful telephoto lenses that you have ever witnessed—and the dancers are quite nice too! But seriously folks, this has become one of the major summer […]
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 […]