Events

Nabano No Sato Winter Illuminations
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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!

By 14 min read

Live

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.

By 3 min read

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Fuji Rock Festival 2019 Lineup Announced

Netizens cannot contain their excitement.

By 3 min read

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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.

By 3 min read

Culture

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

Join this joyous matsuri on the sea.

By 5 min read

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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!

By 2 min read

Culture

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

Here are the best events across Japan for this week.

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Culture

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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Culture

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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Culture

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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Culture

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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Culture

This Week In Japan, Feb. 19-25, 2018

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

By 1 min read

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Kinbaku, the Erotic Art of Japanese Rope Bondage