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Yuki Yamauchi
For Yuki Yamauchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Sep 7, 2018
The Hyoge Matsuri
If you're in the vicinity of Shin Pond in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, this weekend, don't be alarmed if you're suddenly surrounded by a mischievous gang of goofballs.
Japan Times
Events / Events In Tokyo
Sep 7, 2018
China Festival 2018
There are plenty of opportunities for people in Japan to interact with Chinese culture, from visiting panda cub Xiang Xiang at the Ueno Zoo to dining out in Yokohama's Chinatown. An event in Yoyogi Park this weekend offers another opportunity.
Japan Times
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Dec 14, 2017
Akiha Fire Ceremony
This weekend a series of ceremonies will take place at the kamisha (upper shrine) of Akihasan Hongu Akiha Shrine in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture.
Japan Times
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Dec 14, 2017
Akutai Festival
Chants of "wasshoi" and "soiya" are often heard at Japanese festivals, but at the annual Akutai Festival they're replaced with cuss words.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 17, 2017
'Eternal Treasures from Kasugataisha Shrine'
Jan. 17-March 12
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 17, 2017
'Elizabeth Peyton: Still Life'
Jan. 21-May 7
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 17, 2017
'Kohei Kobayashi × Kohei Takahashi: Work on Five Hypotheses to Cut Off...'
Jan. 14-April 2
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 10, 2017
Namikawa Yasuyuki and Japanese Cloisonne: The Allure of Meiji Cloisonne — The Aesthetic of Translucent Black
Jan. 14-April 9
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 10, 2017
Tokujin Yoshioka_Spectrum: Resonant Rainbows Radiate from Prisms
Jan. 13-March 26
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 10, 2017
100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence Finnish Design 2017
Jan. 14-March 20
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 3, 2017
'Sometsuke: Celebrating Four Centuries of Japanese Porcelain'
Jan. 7-Feb. 19
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 3, 2017
'50th Anniversary Exhibition: Iwasa Matabei and Genji-e — Challenging the Classics'
Jan. 8-Feb. 5
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 3, 2017
'Sacred Island of Okinoshima in Munakata Region and the Yamato Imperial Court'
Jan. 1-March 5
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Dec 29, 2016
Head to your local shrine or temple this new year
The sounds of joya-no-kane, the traditional ringing of temple bells 108 times on New Year's Eve, will soon fill the air as Japan gets set for one of its biggest holidays.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Dec 29, 2016
First sunrise of the year brings luck
The sight of a sunrise is familiar to early risers. On New Year's Day the experience takes on a more special meaning — legend has it the sun goddess Amaterasu created this country after all.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 20, 2016
Reverse Paintings on Glass: The 200 Years of Dazzling History
Dec. 23-Feb. 26
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 20, 2016
A Museum Journey: Traveling the Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido through Hiroshige's Prints
Dec. 23-April 2
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 20, 2016
Yoshitoshi, a Genius Ukiyo-e Master in a Turbulent Time
Dec. 23-Feb. 13
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 13, 2016
'Contemporary Japanese Crafts: The Kikuchi Kanjitsu Prize II'
Dec. 17-March 20
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 13, 2016
'Tomoko Konoike "Skin, Needle, Thread" '
Dec. 17-Feb. 12

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