Asakusa Awa Odori (Saturday, July 1st, 2023): The Asakusa Awa Odori is a vibrant traditional dance festival held in Tokyo’s Asakusa district. After a 14-year hiatus, the festival returns with ten groups of dancers, including the local team Asakusa Thunder Ren, captivating audiences with energetic performances and colorful costumes. The event will take place in
Fireworks in cold winter season? Firework events in Japan are usually held in the summer season but there are a few events held in the past couple of years which advertise winter fireworks. One is the big festival in Saitama Chichibu area and the other is the Rainbow Bridge Fireworks. The Tokyo Rinkai Holdings company
Pets in Japan get some real royal treatment in every sphere of life from baby carts, to posh hair salons, pet hotels and even the NEWS coverage. Just today morning there was a news item of a cat stranded on the pillar of a highway bridge unable to make it down covered a full 10
If Spring in Japan is about Hanami or flower watching, summer is about Hanabi or fireworks. Firework festivals are held all over Japan during the summer season as the wind is gentler and the temperatures allow for external social activities in the evenings. Attending a hanabi event had been a fundamental part in Japanese culture.