If you’re coming to Yamagata for the International Documentary Film Festival, to go skiing in winter, or cherry picking in early summer, most highlights of the city itself are within a 15-30 minute walking distance of Yamagata Station.
October 3, 2017
During Obon In Nagasaki, the spirits of the deceased are transported on a symbolic spirit boat. Each family makes and personalizes the boats according to the hobbies, lifestyle and favourite things of the loved ones that have departed.
August 23, 2017
For a quarter of a century Animal Refuge Kansai (ARK) has been rescuing dogs and cats that no one else wanted.
August 16, 2017
What hasn’t as of yet been given such wide-ranging coverage in either the local or international press so far is the variety of opportunities that the Tokyo Olympiad offer for foreigners both in and outside Japan to further their careers as they help with the Olympic effort.
June 24, 2017
Attack on Titan has come to Tokyo Skytree Tower! Fans of the manga will definitely enjoy this exciting tribute with all the characters and artwork.
May 3, 2017
If you and your significant other are travelling together in Japan around February 14th, you're already well on your way to having a unique Valentine's Day. The Nunobiki Herb Garden would be more suited for those looking for a low-key, quietly intimate day.
February 13, 2017
Other than Nintendo, game developers such as Level 5, Capcom and Konami had set up their booths promoting their games to children. There were also card games and booths selling merchandise exclusive to the event.
February 8, 2017
The festive mood and vibrancy of the place was something extraordinary. Rows and rows of specialty shops, dim sum shops, and Chinese restaurants were flashing brilliantly to bring in the New Year.
February 8, 2017
From late November until the beginning of January, you will start seeing two-layered mochi varieties in different sizes for sale in supermarkets, convenience stores and food stalls everywhere. Let’s take a look into the tradition of the “kagami mochi!”
December 29, 2016