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Wanna Dress up in a Yukata This Summer? Check Out This Hotel’s Seasonal Offer!

Summer promotions have already started in Japan. Several hotels and restaurants have started giving discounts and freebies to people availing of their services. One of the best deals this summer is the plan called “Girls Yukata Stay (ガールズ浴衣ステイ)” at Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo (リーガロイヤルホテル東京) wherein summer kimono (着物) or yukata (浴衣) are offered to women…

Experience Virtual Reality at This Event in Shinjuku This Summer 2017!

Nowadays, the trend of virtual reality (VR) devices and games are on the rise. Perhaps in the future, the popularity of VR games will take over the popularity of video games which only utilize controllers. In recent months, we have seen the boom of VR-related businesses, games, and movies in Japan. Virtual reality devices enable…
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Capture Your Samurai Side at the Samurai Studio This April!

Samurais may seem to be a thing of the past if you consider how long it has been since the era of their prime in Japan. But even in this modern age, there are still some people who would like to bring the past to the present. One of the fascinating elements of Japan in…

Come See 40 Types of Arts and Crafts at the 59th Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair!

One of the many ways to understand the local culture of Tokyo is through its traditional arts and crafts. Every year, several exhibits are held showcasing the craftsmanship of the Japanese and how such traditional arts and crafts have been cultivated over the ages. To promote local economic development and culture, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government…

Olympic Village Plan after 2020 in Japan

A few years later, everyone around the world will be watching the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. This is more popularly known as Tokyo 2020. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 闖貨-代購 (@trunk_hop) on Jul 13, 2019 at 5:00am PDT This event has been planned to be held from July 24-August 9,…

After 60 Years, Godzilla Has Finally Become an Official Japanese Citizen!

The giant monster, that starred first in 1954’s movie ‘Godzilla’ became an instant pop culture icon, starring in 28 other movies and appearing in numerous other media, such as video games, books, comic books, tv series, and even two Hollywood movies, one in 1998 and the second in 2014 has been granted official residence of…

Eisa Dance Fesitval in Shinjuku, Tokyo

What is Eisa Festival? Eisa (エイサ) is a dance festival from Okinawa that is generally performed in late-July (the latest festival held on July 26) or at the end of Obon holidays to honor the ancestors and thank them. This festival is usually performed by young men and women that dance along the street accompanied…