Best 5 Autumn Leaves Spots You Must Visit in Kyoto

Best 5 Autumn Leaves Spots You Must Visit in Kyoto

    Kyoto has many autumn color spots. Kinkakuji Temple and Kiyomizudera Temple are popular tourist spots not only in autumn but also in other seasons, so we are going to introduce best 5 autumn leaves spots, excluding Kiyomizudera and Kinkakuji.       No.1 Eikando     Eikando is very famous for the beautiful autumn leaves. It was named “Eikando of the Autumn Leaves” for the beauty. Eikando is illuminated at night and you’ll be amazed at the scenery. At night, we recommend you to visit the Hojo Pond,…

Be the first to enjoy the new, unreleased game in the Gamer’s Heaven ~ Tokyo Game Show!

Be the first to enjoy the new, unreleased game in the Gamer’s Heaven ~ Tokyo Game Show!

                             Overview       Tokyo Game Show is Japan’s biggest video game expo. It is also one of the world’s three major game shows aside from United States and German’s Gamescom.                Event Schedule     Autumn Upcoming Event: Tokyo Game Show 2015 Date: September 19 (Sat) ~ 20 (Sun), 2015 Time: 10:00~17:00                How to Purchase Ticket      Pre-sale Ticket        JPY 1000 (about USD $8.12)…

Tokyo Game Show

Tokyo Game Show

  Overview Tokyo Game Show is Japan’s biggest video game expo. It is also one of the world’s three major game shows aside from United States and German’s Gamescom.   Event Schedule Autumn Upcoming Event: Tokyo Game Show 2016 Date: September 17 (Sat) ~ 18 (Sun), 2016 Time: 10:00 A.M.~5:00 P.M.  ※The door may be open from 9:30 A.M. depending on the circumstance     How to Purchase Ticket Pre-sale Ticket JPY 1000 (about USD $8.12) On the day Ticket JPY 1200 (about USD $9.15) Elementary Students and below FREE…

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…

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),…

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      …

Updating Tokyo’s Fashion in TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION!

Updating Tokyo’s Fashion in TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION!

                 Overview       The Tokyo Girls Collection (TGC) is a semiannual fashion festival. Most of the models walking in TGC runway are the brands’ face. In fact, many of them are famous fashion models in Japan. The event is open not only to buyers and journalists, but also to the general public. It also incorporates live concerts by well-known artists. The clothes worn by the models can be purchased during the show-time from mobile application.              Event…

Faster than the speed of sound, F1 Suzuka Circuit!

Faster than the speed of sound, F1 Suzuka Circuit!

          Overview   F1 is one category of motorsports. Suzuka Circuit is the leisure facility focused on international racing course, located in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture. Besides racing course, there are also amusement part, hotel, etc.           Event Schedule   Main events: March (Motorsports Fan Thanks Day), July (Suzuka 8 Hours endurance road race), August (SUPER GT International Suzuka 1000km), September (F1 Japan’s Grand Prix). In addition, Super Formula and All Japan Road Race Championship’s domestic premier race will be held in April…

Ascending to the Top! Mt. Fuji Climbing!

Ascending to the Top! Mt. Fuji Climbing!

      Overview   Mountaineering is a popular sport around the world, including Japan as well. In Japan, we would like to introduce mountaineering at Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous mountain.           Event Schedule   Early July ~ mid-September   Mt. Fuji Climbing Official Website http://www.fujisan-climb.jp/en/index.html   Please check for information regarding the time period to climb, the route, equipment, treatment in emergencies from the Official Website.           How to Enjoy   You can feel the sense of accomplishment when you…

A Battle on the Ring, Sumo!

A Battle on the Ring, Sumo!

            Overview   Sumo is a Japanese style wrestling in an elevated ring. Originally performed in Japanese ancient rituals and festivals, it is now Japan’s national sports. At the same time, it is also considered as form martial arts.           Event Schedule   Sumo Official Tournament (honbasho) is held regularly as follows. Every year, during the first or second week of January, March, July, September, and November for 15 days.         How to Purchase the Tickets   There…