This Week in Japan Jan. 1-7, 2018

On January 1, 2018

Tama Seseri Photo by Olly Francis

From New Year rituals to psychedelic art to funky guitars, there’s something for everyone this week in Japan. If you’re doing something cool, leave us a comment or send us an email to have your event listed here.

Monday: Ensure good luck (Across Japan)

Tuesday: Get photographic (Tokyo)

Wednesday: Holy rollers (Fukuoka)

Thursday: Psychedelic designs (Kobe)

Friday: Funkify yourself (Tokyo)

Saturday: Jaw-dropping acrobatics (Himeji)

Sunday: New Year leg-up (Osaka)


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