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Tokyo: Tsubaki Matsuri

Camellia Festival. Various species of camellia are usually in bloom during the festival period on Oshima Island. The festival features Oshima local performing arts such as Anko-no-Teodori (dance performed by Oshima local girls in traditional costume) and Oshima Minyo(traditional folk songs) and Yomatsuri ...

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Izu Oshima Tsubaki Festival

Izu Oshima Tsubaki Festival

The volcanic island of Izu Oshima may be considered a part of Tokyo, but with its tsubaki (camellias) gardens and scenic ocean views it's practically another world. From early February, the island will hold various events to celebrate the blooming season of its famous camellias. ...

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Tokyo: Anime Japan 2019

The fair is the world's largest in scale of this kind and brings together anime-related Japanese and overseas companies. Advance ticket (1,800JPY) is available at Family Mart, Seven-Eleven, GAMERS and ANIMATE stores, ACOS stores, CN playguide and so on. Ticket is also sold on ...

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Shukuba-machi Yakage Nagashi-bina Gyoretsu

Shukuba-machi Yakage Nagashi-bina Gyoretsu

Built during the Edo Period (1603-1868) as a shukuba-machi (post station town), Yakage in Okayama Prefecture was once a place for weary travelers making their way across Japan to rest. These days, however, curious journeyers visit the town to take a step back in ...

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Tokyo: Shinki-sai (Taimatsu Matsuri)

Torchlight Festival featuring a torchlight parade of children and adults. If it rains, the parade will be canceled, and only the Shinto ritual will be held indoors. Schedule & Key events: 6 p.m.- Location: Kameido Tenjin Shrine, Koto-ku, Tokyo Access: JR Sobu Line to Kameido Sta. (North Exit), and ...

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Ibaraki: Mito-no-Ume Matsuri

Ume (Japanese apricot) Flower Festival. There are more than 3,000 of around 100 varieties of apricot trees in Kairaku-en. Various events are scheduled, such as Nodate(Tea ticket is 300JPY), performance of traditional Japanese musical instruments and Hina-nagashi (floating paper dolls down on a stream). ...

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Oita: Tenryo Hita Ohina Matsuri

Girl's Festival. The Hita area prospered under the reign of Tenryo (Tokugawa Shogunate dependency) in the time of the Edo period. Hina Ningyo (traditional Japanese dolls) which have been handed down for generations, have been well preserved, and are displayed at about 14 houses ...

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Hina no Tsurushi Kazari Festival

Hina no Tsurushi Kazari Festival

On March 3, many families in Japan will roll out the red carpet and treat their daughters like royalty in honor of Hina Matsuri (Girls' Day), a special occasion to pray for the happiness and good health of girls. One tradition tied to the ...

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Fukuoka: Yanagawa Hina Matsuri Sagemon Meguri

Girl's Festival. Sagemon are handsewn ornaments which are displayed all over the city for this festival. When a baby girl is born, her mother and grandmothers sew Sagemon stitch by stitch wishing her to grow up healthy, and decorate them at both sides of ...

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Tokyo: Chiyoda-no-Sakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival. You can enjoy view of cherry blossoms along the Chidorigafuchi path and in the shrine precincts. Schedule & Key events: ● daily Sunset - 10 p.m. Flowers are lit up along the path Location: Yasukuni-jinja Shrine, Chidorigafuchi and others, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Access: Chidorigafuchi: ...

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Tokyo: Bokutei Sakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival. You can enjoy viewing of cherry blossoms in the park. Some events are scheduled on Sakurabashi Bridge over Sumida River and other sites on Saturdays and Sundays during the festival period. Schedule & Key events: Details are still to be arranged. Location: Sumida ...

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Tokyo: Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Cherry Blossom Festival. You can enjoy viewing of about 1200 blooming cherry trees even in the evening, as thousands of Bonbori (paper lanterns) are lit up. Schedule & Key events: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Open-air antique markets are set up 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Flowers are lit ...

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