After yet another typhoon in a very rainy October spoiled the weekend closest to Halloween, thousands of people in Tokyo seized the chance to celebrate All Hallows' Eve on October 31st itself despite ...
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Japanese Halloween is somewhat different to Halloween in other countries. You won't encounter much trick-or-treating going on, but there's plenty of costumes and dressing-up. However, this tends to ...
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The growth of Halloween cosplay, especially gatherings in major public areas such as Shibuya, has been one of the most marked trends in Tokyo in recent years. If you don't fancy dressing up in a ...
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Psychic VR Lab, which operates the fashion virtual reality service STYLY, has teamed up with label chloma to create what is touted as the world's first mixed reality fashion event. Running from ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
VR Zone Shinjuku, one of Tokyo's top virtual reality entertainment facilities, will host a trial run of a new VR attraction based on the popular mecha anime series Gundam. Open from November 10th ...
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Sumida Aquarium in east Tokyo will host a special exhibition produced by the artist Asami Kiyokawa using the fairy tales of beloved writer and poet Kenji Miyazawa. Kiyokawa, who is known for her ...
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Four years ago, the hot spring resort of Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, was transformed into an art bonanza, with artists allowed to customized and redesign rooms in hotels in Dogo. Given the pedigree ...
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Thomas the Tank Engine fans in Japan young and old can now enjoy two special events this summer. At the observatory of Tokyo Skytree, you can get a great view of the city while taking in an ...
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Sing to improve your abilities and also exercise your body!
Pokémon Go fans have been rallying in Yokohama since August 9th, bringing together participants for a mass hunt of virtual creatures on the augmented reality phone app that became a global ...
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You don't often hear the words stuffed animal and artist together, but that's what Meriyasu Kataoka is, a stuffed animal artist, and she has quite a following in Japan. Her following is so ...
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Tree by Naked is a brand new restaurant concept that combines fine dining with art viewing for a complete sensory experience, and it's coming to Tokyo's Yoyogi Park this month. Tree by ...
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Between the dolls, robots and maids, there are plenty of substitutes for real-life dating partners in Japan. A notable few of them, however, will (or can) speak with you, and fewer yet will serenade ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
Next month, phone company KDDI will hold the "The morphology of mobile phones" exhibition to celebrate the art, design and innovation of their in-house design team: the au Design project. Running for ...
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Ribbonesia is the amazing art of Baku Maeda and Toru Yoshikawa. As the team's name suggests, it creates breathtaking ribbon art that showcases the beauty yet simplicity of the everyday ...
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"Tokyo Art City by Naked" is set to be the latest digital spectacle to take the capital by storm when it runs at Gallery Aamo inside Tokyo Dome from June 16th to September 3rd. Mixing video, ...
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