With 72 volumes and 121 episodes, Naruto is one of the biggest manga and anime franchises of all time.
If you’ve got through all the books and watched all the episodes and you’re still wanting more than you should be able to get your fix here. The huge exhibition features original artwork, life size 3D models of the characters and an extensive range of merch.
At 2,000yen per ticket it’s not exactly a cheapo event (although you can get a 100 yen discount if you get your ticket in advance). If you’re lucky, you might even meet creator Masashi Kishimoto who is expected to be present for at least some of the festival.
The Nagaoka Festival is held from August 1st to August 3rd around the Shinano River in Nagaoka City. Its main attractions are the portable shrine float parades and folk dance processions during the day with large-scale fireworks displays in the […]
The home of Mikawa fireworks, this is one of the biggest displays in Aichi, with spots by the river reserved a day in advance by many. With a history dating back to the Edo period, the festival uses 70% locally […]
The second of the Summer fireworks events on the Nagara river, this event takes place on the first Saturday of every August. Both events are competitive displays with pyrotechnicians traveling from far and wide to show off their best designs […]
Hirakawa city in Aomori Prefecture hosts a Nebuta Festival at the beginning of August each year. While the Aomori City has the crowds, Hirosaki has the refined tradition and Goshogawara has towering floats, Hirakawa’s claim to fame is having Aomori’s […]