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Iris Van Herpen Conception Into Cyberspace

Iris Van Herpen Conception Into Cyberspace

As one of the first designers to create couture collections made with 3-D-printing technology, Iris Van Herpen is one of the most-watched fashion designers today. From Aug. 21 to Sept. 6, some of her innovative and avant-garde pieces will be displayed at the Seibu ...

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Superb Kyoto Dolls

Superb Kyoto Dolls

During the Heian Period (794-1185) hand-crafted display dolls made in Kyoto were popular among the nobility and the city is still famous today for its doll production. Miyako Messe in central Kyoto is hosting Superb Kyoto Dolls, an exhibition of traditional Japanese dolls, including ...

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Water Run Nagasaki

Water Run Nagasaki

Bangkok’s Songkran Festival, a special day when stores close and people hose each other down with water, is a huge splash in Thailand. Now the popular event is about to make waves in Japan. Water Run has three zones for players to soak up ...

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Water Run Osaka

Water Run Osaka

Bangkok’s Songkran Festival, a special day when stores close and people hose each other down with water, is a huge splash in Thailand. Now the popular event is about to make waves in Japan. Water Run has three zones for players to soak up ...

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World Breakfast Festival 2015

World Breakfast Festival 2015

The World Breakfast Festival is here to remind you that there are many different dishes with which you can start your day. Following its debut in Yokohama last year, this event comes to Tokyo with its wide variety of breakfast dishes to show visitors ...

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Kobe Fashion Week 2015 Autumn / Winter

Kobe Fashion Week 2015 Autumn / Winter

The port city of Kobe is well known as one of Japan’s most popular fashion hubs, with a history of importing styles and supporting fashion-related industries. Its 16 day-long Kobe Fashion Week, full of entertaining events showcasing accessible fashion, is a must for anyone ...

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Wow Exciting! Carnivorous Plant Show

Wow Exciting! Carnivorous Plant Show

These are plants you don’t get to see everyday. Sakuya Konohana Kan botanical gardens, one of the largest greenhouse facilities in Japan houses 2,600 varieties of plants and is showcasing something special for the summer: Plants that eat insects. Visitors to the Wow Exciting! ...

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Eco Edo Nihonbashi Art Aquarium

Eco Edo Nihonbashi Art Aquarium

Beginning in 2011, the Eco Edo Nihonbashi Art Aquarium is an annual exhibition combining two unique aspects of Japanese culture: the love of kingyo goldfish and traditional Edo motifs. Aquarium designer Hidetomo Kimura combines modern technology with traditional Japanese aesthetics, utilizing lighting tricks and ...

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The Art of Gundam

The Art of Gundam

Japan’s favorite fighting robots touch down at Roppongi Hills this summer for “The Art of Gundam” exhibition. “The Art of Gundam” exhibition traces the franchise’s 36-year-old history, beginning with the original 1979 series, “Mobile Suit Gundam.” Created by renowned animator Yoshiyuki Tomino, “Mobile Suit ...

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Kitayama village 'timber' rafting

Kitayama village 'timber' rafting

The tourist office in Kitayama village, Wakayama Prefecture, describes the area as one of the “most secluded regions in Kansai area,” making it an ideal retreat for those fleeing from the city. Not only does it have beautiful natural surroundings, but it is also ...

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Cosmos Festival 2015

Cosmos Festival 2015

Cosmos flowers, which are believed to have been first brought to Japan during the Meiji Era (1867-1912) by the Italian sculptor Vincenzo Ragusa, are expected to bloom across the Suiha plateau in Ehime Prefecture from now until early September. It’s a good time to ...

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Disney D23 Expo Japan 2015

Princesses, superheroes and space aliens will collide at the D23 Expo, dubbed the “ultimate Disney fan event.” Launched in 2013 by the Official Disney Fan Club, the event is a celebration for super(califragilisticexpialidocious)fans that includes live performances and previews of future projects, including theme ...

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