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.
Drawing inspiration from the international visitors of the Autumn, this year’s illuminations will take on the theme of anthems (somehow).
The Namaste India Festival returns to the event square at Yoyogi Park to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th anniversary. With the links between India and Japan getting stronger, this festival gets bigger and bigger each year. There will be a large […]
Nabe is a popular winter dish in Japan. Nabe literally means “pot,” but it’s used as a generic term for soups or light stews cooked in an iron or clay pot. Made with dashi (soup stock), vegetables, and meat, nabe has […]
For all things stationery, head to the biggest festival in Japan: the Bungu Joshi Haku. Held over three days in the Tokyo Ryutsu Center, it will host over 120 companies with over 50,000 items to peruse. There will be all […]
The ginkgo trees of Hachioji were planted along the streets when the city expanded during the Showa period. Usually, there are a number of events planned around the crowds coming to see the leaves—such as parades of classic cars and […]