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Fashion's Night Out reaches Kobe

Fashion's Night Out reaches Kobe

Until now, only Tokyo and Osaka have been the Japan venues for Vogue Fashion’s Night Out events. This year, Kobe has been added as the third city to host the festival on March 25. In Kobe, the event includes programs in the Daimaru Kobe ...

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Hello Kitty Cafe

Hello Kitty Cafe

The Guest Cafe and Diner, a restaurant with a constantly rotating theme, will be filled with sweet food and sweet decorations. There will also be exclusive goods on sale, including Hello Kitty-themed pins, stickers and totes to take home, but the cafe’s main draw ...

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Dealer's Choice @ Trance Mission

Dealer's Choice @ Trance Mission

For its 10th anniversary, Black Stripe Theater is performing Patrick Marber’s “Dealer’s Choice,” which, coincidentally, will be the company’s 20th production. Originally debuted at the Royal National Theatre in London in 1995, “Dealer’s Choice,” Marber’s first play, revolves around six poker addicts and their ...

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Japan celebrates 100 years of animated films

Japan celebrates 100 years of animated films

It has been a century since the first Japanese animated films were made, and as part of the country’s celebrations, Tokyo Big Sight is hosting AnimeJapan 2017 from March 23 to 26. Highlights include booths selling goods related to “Attack on Titan Season 2″ ...

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2.5 Million Girls' Tokimeki Galleria at Tokyo Skytree

2.5 Million Girls' Tokimeki Galleria at Tokyo Skytree

With its enthralling panoramic view of Japan’s capital, Tokyo Skytree is offering another kind of tokimeki (heart-pounding) experience at its 450-meter-high Tembo Galleria observatory through March 31. The landmark is marking the 60th anniversary of Ribon, a manga magazine aimed at young women that ...

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Interpets 2017

Interpets 2017

If you are crazy about your pet, then Tokyo Interprets 2017 is an event you can’t miss. This year’s theme encapsulates exactly what the show is all about: “a happy and healthy life with pets.” “Cultivated by a well-aware and quality-conscious consumer base,” the pet expo aims ...

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Your Name. Cafe

Your Name. Cafe

The biggest Japanese film in 2016 was by far the animated hit “Your Name.” After a lucrative year, it’s become one of the highest grossing movies in Japanese box office history and the top Japanese film ever released in China. The animation, which centers ...

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Midtown Blossom 2017

Midtown Blossom 2017

Japan’s springtime is defined by one event: hanami (cherry blossom viewing). With an abundance of pink flowers and refreshingly sweet scents, Japan becomes enamored with the fleeting sakura. And when the blossoms come out, Tokyo Midtown provides an ideal space to sit back and enjoy the spectacle with a drink ...

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Sakura Aquarium by Naked

Sakura Aquarium by Naked

In Japan, sakura (cherry blossoms) are a harbinger of spring, and Tokyoites tend to enjoy them along the banks of the Meguro and Sumida rivers and in Ueno Park — that is, if it doesn’t rain. Rain or shine, Aqua Park Shinagawa in Minato ...

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Kyoto's major spring dance

Kyoto's major spring dance

In Japan, sakura (cherry blossoms) and hanami (cherry-blossom viewing) parties are probably the top recognized symbols of the arrival of spring. In Kyoto, however, there is another custom to enjoy: dance performances by geiko (geisha) and maiko (geisha apprentices) to songs and music mainly ...

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All Aboard! The Cat Bus to the Ghibli Forest

All Aboard! The Cat Bus to the Ghibli Forest

Studio Ghibli is one of the most popular animation studios in Japan after creating hits such as “Princess Mononoke” and “Howl’s Moving Castle.” Now the studio’s Ghibli Museum in western Tokyo is celebrating its 15th year with a new exhibition. “All Aboard! The Cat ...

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