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 Paantu festival takes place on the Okinawa Prefecture island of Miyakojima in the far south of the archipelego. The villagers dress up as ‘Paantu’ – supernatural beings covered in mud and foliage. They also wear long masks. Their aim […]
Continuing a tradition that has taken place at Osawa Pond next to Daikakuji since the Heian era, this event gives you the chance to float on a boat in the pond under a clear autumn moon. If the moon is […]
The home of green tea in Japan, the small town holds a traditional tea-jar opening ceremony on the first Sunday in October each year. Located just between Kyoto and Nara, Uji has long been famous for producing high quality green […]
If you’re in the mood for some kitchen-based souvenirs for your trip to Japan – or need to fill up your kitchen here, then look no further. The Osaka Kitchenware street is holding their annual festival to display the best […]
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