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Himeji Central Park Night Safari

Himeji Central Park Night Safari

Normally, only safari-park and zoo staff get to see what animals like to do in the moonlight, but Himeji Central Park is now offering everyone the exciting opportunity to catch a glimpse of the after-dark activity of lions, zebras, elephants and other wild creatures. ...

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2015 Tanto Tulip Festival

2015 Tanto Tulip Festival

This floral event sprouted from the idea of one farmer, who thought, “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could bring together all the kinds of tulips that grow in town and display them in one place?” With the help of local farmers, that dream ...

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Breitling Wing Walkers Flight Performance

The world’s one and only aerobatic formation wingwalking team, the U.K.-based Breitling Wingwalkers, will be performing for this year’s Japan-U.S. Friendship Day Air Show at the U.S. Marine Corps Iwakuni Air Station. Performing for the first time in Japan, the Wingwalkers will gracefully showcase ...

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Festival del Cinema Italiano 2015

Festival del Cinema Italiano 2015

Italy has its famed tourist destinations — Venice, Rome, Milan, Florence — but it’s the country’s sandy parks, Adriatic coast pebble beaches and Tuscan countryside that are often more celebrated by Italians. If you’re interested in such rustic beauty and everyday Italian life, take ...

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 Iga Ueno Ninja Festa 2015

Iga Ueno Ninja Festa 2015

T o be able to silently sneak up on an opponent, throw ninja stars and then disappear in cloud of smoke — many of us have dreamed of being or have played at being ninja when we were young. If you still have the ...

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Tomica Expo

Tomica Expo

If you are a parent of kids who love cars and you haven’t planned anything for Golden Week, this could save the day. Tomica is Japan’s answer to Matchbox and Hot Wheels, making the Tomica Expo in Osaka a dreamland for anyone into miniature ...

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60 Years With Miffy Exhibition

60 Years With Miffy Exhibition

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Miffy, the lovable white rabbit from Holland. Miffy was first conceived in 1955 when illustrator Dick Bruna gave his son a drawing of a rabbit they saw in the dunes while on holiday in northern Holland. Since ...

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Okinawa Matsuri 2015

Okinawa Matsuri 2015 will celebrate everything Ryukyu in Tokyo Yoyogi Park, where there will be a variety of drinks and dishes, including Okinawan beer, sake and ramen. In addition, there will be presentations of traditional Okinawan music and dances along with current pop and ...

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41th Design Festa

Created in 1994, Design Festa is one of the largest art and performance events in Japan, attracting both professional and amateur artists from all over the world to showcase their works. It is a top-class platform for a diverse range of artists, while for ...

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International Roses & Gardening Show 2015

Don’t forget to stop and smell the flowers at the International Roses & Gardening Committee’s 17th show. Held since 1999, this event is the largest of its kind in Japan. Presenting over 1 million roses, this show has received international recognition as a one-of-a-kind ...

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“Pleasant Form for Everyone”

“Pleasant Form for Everyone”

Though the Tokyo Olympics is still five years away, it has become an inspiration for designers who are already looking for ways to make life easier and more pleasant for both Tokyo dwellers and tourists. “Pleasant Form for Everyone” is a showcase of universal ...

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Naruto Exhibit

Don’t cry because Naruto is over; smile because a new exhibit is happening. The aptly named “Naruto Exhibition” is a retrospective of the 15-year-long series at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills. The exhibition features illustrations of famous scenes from the manga ...

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Star Wars Exhibition

Star Wars Exhibition

The force is strong with Japan. In anticipation of the latest “Star Wars” film to be released in December, that intergalactic saga will come alive inside the shiny fortress of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. You may not be able to spot the Death Star ...

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