Join in tea ceremonies; Grand whisky tasting

| Aug 27, 2013

Join in tea ceremonies; Grand whisky tasting

EVENTS Join in tea ceremonies In September and October, large-scale tea ceremonies will be held at the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and Hama-rikyu Gardens as part of an event called Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2013. The event is being jointly held by the ...

Red Brick Resort 2013; Cheer on Tokyo for 2020

| Jul 16, 2013

Red Brick Resort 2013; Cheer on Tokyo for 2020

EVENTS Red Brick Resort 2013 Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse will hold the Red Brick Resort 2013 campaign in which the open space between the complex’s two brick buildings will turn into a summer-resort-themed square, from Aug. 1 to 25. The venue will be set ...

Kumamon visits Paris; Japanese Red Cross summer camps

| Jul 3, 2013

Kumamon visits Paris; Japanese Red Cross summer camps

EVENTS Kumamon visits Paris Kumamon, Kumamoto Prefecture’s mascot, will participate in the 14th Japan Expo to be held from July 4 to 7 at Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte (North Paris-Villepinte Exposition Park) in France to publicize the Kyushu prefecture. This will ...

'Matcha' on the go

| Jun 19, 2013

'Matcha' on the go

NEW PRODUCTS ‘Matcha’ on the go A portable “matcha” green tea in a bottle is on sale for those who want to taste fresh green tea without preservatives. Nagoya-based Jatecx Co., which makes various products from green tea, is selling Haruka, a bottle with ...

Shibuya Ward picks mascot; take a cruise around Japan

| Apr 10, 2013

Shibuya Ward picks mascot; take a cruise around Japan

ANNOUNCEMENTS Shibuya selects mascot In yet another move for a municipality to use “yuru-kyara” cute characters for promotional purposes, the Shibuya Ward government has selected a character called Airissun to be its mascot, the ward announced April 1. Shibuya Ward collected yuru-kyara ideas from ...