Dreams Come True at Jump Festa, where your Favorite Manga comes to life~!

Dreams Come True at Jump Festa, where your Favorite Manga comes to life~!

              Overview     Jump Festa is an event based on the theme of Japan’s Manga Magazine “Weekly Shonen Jump”. Sales of serialized manga and Anime Goods, Games Experience, Manga Writer’s Talk Event, Character’s Discussion, etc .are held in this event.   **Shonen means boy or youth             Event Schedule    Upcoming: Jump Festa 2016 Date: December 19th (Sat) ~ 20th (Sun), 2015 Time: 9:00~17:00             How to Purchase Ticket    Free Entrance  …

The Game Kingdom, ‘Next Generation World Hobby Fair’

The Game Kingdom, ‘Next Generation World Hobby Fair’

            Overview   Next Generation World Hobby Fair, often called as “world hobby fair”, is known as Japan’s largest exhibition for children. Many famous television games and toys companies exhibit booths, open trials for new games and hobbies, as well as held pre-sale and limited sales of certain goods. This event mainly targets elementary to middle school students. We recommend you to come as a family.           Event Schedule Summer ・End or Beginning of the Year Upcoming event: Next Generation World…

The World of Anime in Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair!

The World of Anime in Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair!

                  Overview   Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair is West Japan’s largest manga and anime comprehensive trade fair. There is a booth commercial featuring new or popular work, here is also a talk event, live performance by voice actors and anime song singers. The event is also called “Kyo-maf”.           Event Schedule   September Upcoming event: Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2015 Date: September, 19 (Sat) ~ 20 (Sun), 2016   Venue: Miyako Messe Time: 10:00~17:00 (Admission…

Lose Control . . . and Go Wild in SUMMER SONIC!

Lose Control . . . and Go Wild in SUMMER SONIC!

                Overview   Summer Sonic, or also known as ‘Samasoni’, is an urban rock festival, held every year from early to mid-August for two days in Tokyo (Chiba) and Osaka. The concept is an urban festival where you can go even for a just day trip. It is urban style festival which extruded commercial property, delivering a momentous, powerful stage.           Event Schedule   Early to mid-August for two days Upcoming: August 20~21, 2016 at Tokyo and Osaka (will…

Heating up Fall with ULTRA JAPAN!

Heating up Fall with ULTRA JAPAN!

            Overview   ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL (UMF or ULTRA), originally held in USA, is the biggest outdoor electronic music festival held annually in many countries around the world. In 2014, ULTRA JAPAN was held in Tokyo. The artists’ line-ups included Hardwell, the world’s number one DJ for two consecutive years, who also performed in the US’s main stage. Therefore, this festival is highly anticipated in Japan.           Event Schedule   Autumn Upcoming Event: ULTRA JAPAN 2015 Date: September 19(Sat) ~ 21(Mon),…

Stomping out the Heat with FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL!

Stomping out the Heat with FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL!

              Overview   FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL, also known as ‘Fuji Rock’, is a biggest outdoor festival in Japan. It gathers more than 200 groups of musician from Japan and abroad. There are also other genres aside from Rock as well. Aside from the 6 big stages, there are also many small stages. It is a festival where various artists perform at different stages at the same time.           Event Schedule   The event will be held around end of July….

Beating Summer Heat with ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL!

Beating Summer Heat with ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL!

            Overview   Rock In Japan Festival is Japan’s largest open-air rock festival. Most of the performers are Japanese artists. Currently, there are 6 live stages, to which 6 different artist perform at the same time.           Event Schedule   The event will be held for 3~4 days in early August. For 2016, the event will be held on: Date: August 6, 7 and 13, 14 (four days) Venue: Hitachi Seaside Park   Performing Artists (as of 2015) http://rijfes.jp/2015/artist    …

Let’s Get Crazy Till the Sunrise! RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL!

Let’s Get Crazy Till the Sunrise! RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL!

        Overview   Rising Sun Rock Festival is one of Japan’s four biggest festival held every summer in Otaru, Hokkaido. The highlight of this festival is All-Night event, which is held in the field. Same like its name, along with music, the participants of the festival greet the morning altogether in the magnificent land of Hokkaido. This festival is like a genre race, thus the genre of music here is not only limited rock. In other words, there are also performances of techno, rave, and many different…

What’s on? Check what the latest trend in KOBE COLLECTION!

What’s on? Check what the latest trend in KOBE COLLECTION!

               Overview      The Kobe Collection is a fashion event held every spring and autumn in Kobe and other cities with over 30 brands participated. It is characteristically a public relations event for consumers, and a chance for young designers to exhibit their own collections.              Event Schedule      Late August or early September Late February or early March Upcoming Event: KOBE COLLECTION 2015 AUTUMN/WINTER Date: September 5 (Sat), 2015 Time: 11:00 ~ 20:00      …

‘Save The Beach, Save The Ocean’ , a beach theme art & music festival! GREENROOM FESTIVAL!

‘Save The Beach, Save The Ocean’ , a beach theme art & music festival! GREENROOM FESTIVAL!

                Overview     GREENROOM FESTIVAL is an art and music festival based on the theme of beach and surf-culture. With the concept, ‘Save The Beach, Save The Ocean’, the event encourage us to save our precious beach for the next generation. Here, all artists, regardless of their nationality, music genre, gather together at one stage to deliver a fantastic performance.              Event Schedule      2 days in the middle of May Date: May 21 (Sat) and…