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5 Overlooked Destinations in Wakayama Prefecture

Looking for a brand new adventure in Kansai? Check out this list of some of the most overlooked destinations in Wakayama—perfect for eager explorers.

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A Guide To Summer Barbecues In Kansai

From cozy to all-inclusive, here are the three types of barbecues you’ll have in Japan. Plus four spots in Kansai to partake in them.

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Live Action Ninja Show at Flamingo the Arusha in Osaka

The throwing stars come out at night — along with "Kill Bill"-style sword battles, geisha performances and traditionally prepared Japanese food — at this Osaka dinner theater.

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Osaka’s Ebessan Festival and its Beautiful Daughters

Our writer gets a behind-the-scenes look at the beautiful "Lucky Daughters" of the popular Ebessan festival in Osaka.

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Groovy Osaka: A Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Fantastic entertainment and where to find it at Universal Studios Japan.

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Groovy Osaka: Beach? What Beach?

Want to soak up the sun this summer in and around Osaka? Then it's time to get out on the water.

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