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The 2020 Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak has been canceled due to coronavirus
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List of Canceled Events in Japan Due to the Coronavirus

The Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak and Aomori Nebuta Festival have been canceled for 2020 while the Edo River Fireworks have been postponed.

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Ultimate Guide to Winter Illuminations in Japan’s 47 Prefectures 2019-20

Here’s your chance to enjoy some festive Christmas cheer—the Japanese way!

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Reiwa: The Start of a New Era in Japan

Japan’s new era will start on May 1 and is all about people “beautifully” nurturing culture.

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Fuji Rock Festival 2019 Lineup Announced

Netizens cannot contain their excitement.

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10 Ways to Get Spooky for Halloween 2018 In Japan

Stage your own funeral, go to a topless VIP lounge or keep it family friendly this Halloween.

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Culture

A Ship with Summer Inside: Experiencing the Tokyo Bay Night Cruise

Join this joyous matsuri on the sea.

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Experience the Art of Wearing Yukata at this Special Workshop

Learn everything from hair arrangement to how to walk at this workshop held at the stunning Taiko-en gardens in Osaka. Participants will even get to take their yukata home with them!

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This Week in Japan, March 26-April 1, 2018

Here are the best events across Japan for this week.

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This Week In Japan: March 19-25

Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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This Week In Japan: March 12-18

Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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This Week in Japan, March 5-11, 2018

Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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This Week In Japan, Feb. 26-March 3, 2018

Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone