Forget the real world and spend the final night of 2019 surrounded by wizards, minions, and Spider Man himself.
With a host of special events including parades and extended opening hours, USJ is one of the most memorable places to see in 2020. There will be fireworks, special performances and throwbacks to the year’s celebrations, from Halloween Horror Night to Extra Cool Summer. The event begins at 7pm on New Year’s Eve and will end at 2am on New Year’s Day, but the park will remain open until 9pm, with unlimited pass-outs until then on a Party Entry Ticket
Taking place in Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture, the Hikiyama Festival is named for the wheeled festival floats which are pulled along at many traditional festivals. However, the festival is known for ‘kodomo kabuki’ – children’s kabuki. In the case of the […]
Founded in 2009 by comedy giant Yoshimoto Kogyo, the festival has a packed schedule which includes comedy and drama, as well as documentaries, young-director showcases, and development workshops. Despite the name, the Okinawa International Film Festival is decidedly more domestic […]
A performance by Maiko and Geiko from different districts, also known as the dance of the capital. Begun to raise spirits after Tokyo was first declared Japan’s capital, it has been held in the Kaburenjo Theater since 1873 but due […]
The Nagasaki Tall Ship Festival takes place in April each year in the spectacular backdrop of Nagasaki Harbor. Typically the event features a number of square rigged tall ships with their billowing sails providing a romantic glimpse into the bygone […]