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Read more at http://goo.gl/swCLhGImari Ton-Ten-Ton MatsuriThe Imari Ton-Ten-Ton Matsuri is a fighting festival held every year in the city of Imari, Saga Prefecture, and is known as one of the three great fighting festivals of Japan.
A parade of four mikoshi (portable shrines) is held from Imari Shrine through the city from 6:50 pm to 8:50 pm on O…
Oct 20, 2014 / 2 notes

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Imari Ton-Ten-Ton Matsuri

The Imari Ton-Ten-Ton Matsuri is a fighting festival held every year in the city of Imari, Saga Prefecture, and is known as one of the three great fighting festivals of Japan. A parade of four mikoshi (portable shrines) is held from Imari Shrine through the city from 6:50 pm to 8:50 pm on O…

Read more at http://goo.gl/AjXfuMHakata Okunchi FestivalThe Hakata Okunchi 博多秋博 is a festival with 1,200 years of history which gives thanks to the gods for the Autumn’s harvest. It is the Japan’s three major kunchi along with Karatsu Kunchi and Nagasaki Kunchi. Kunchi is another Japanese word meaning “festival”.

There is a parade with an…
Oct 20, 2014

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Hakata Okunchi Festival

The Hakata Okunchi 博多秋博 is a festival with 1,200 years of history which gives thanks to the gods for the Autumn’s harvest. It is the Japan’s three major kunchi along with Karatsu Kunchi and Nagasaki Kunchi. Kunchi is another Japanese word meaning “festival”. There is a parade with an…

Read more at http://goo.gl/udvMIbTokyo International Film Festival (TIFF)The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) started in 1985 as Japan’s first major film festival. Since then, TIFF has grown to become one of the biggest film festivals in Asia where directors, actors, professionals in the film industry and journalists gather from around the world. Various fi…
Oct 19, 2014 / 2 notes

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Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF)

The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) started in 1985 as Japan’s first major film festival. Since then, TIFF has grown to become one of the biggest film festivals in Asia where directors, actors, professionals in the film industry and journalists gather from around the world. Various fi…

Read more at http://goo.gl/hySC48Kyoto Jidai MatsuriThe Jidai Matsuri 時代祭 “Festival of Ages” is one of the most famous festivals in Kyoto and takes place every year on October 22, the anniversary of the founding of Kyoto.
Oct 19, 2014 / 3 notes

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Kyoto Jidai Matsuri

The Jidai Matsuri 時代祭 “Festival of Ages” is one of the most famous festivals in Kyoto and takes place every year on October 22, the anniversary of the founding of Kyoto.

Read more at http://goo.gl/JqP1epLove Pancakes? Denny’s Japan has All-You-Can-EatAt participating Denny’s in Japan you can have as many pancakes as you can eat with all the delicious toppings! Between the hours of 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, enjoy a pancake bonanza in a few easy steps:
Choose between sorbet, vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream..

Choose as many toppings and fru…
Oct 18, 2014

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Love Pancakes? Denny’s Japan has All-You-Can-Eat

At participating Denny’s in Japan you can have as many pancakes as you can eat with all the delicious toppings! Between the hours of 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, enjoy a pancake bonanza in a few easy steps: Choose between sorbet, vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream.. Choose as many toppings and fru…

Read more at http://goo.gl/Fl2yzuKotohiki Hachiman FestivalThe Kotohiki Hachiman Festival 琴弾八幡宮秋季大祭 is a festival with the highlight being nine gorgeous “Chosa” (drum stand) with “Kakikurabe” bearers raising the massive drum stand that weigh about three tons and parading to the temple. There is a fireworks display from 7:00 pm on Saturday which wil…
Oct 17, 2014 / 1 note

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Kotohiki Hachiman Festival

The Kotohiki Hachiman Festival 琴弾八幡宮秋季大祭 is a festival with the highlight being nine gorgeous “Chosa” (drum stand) with “Kakikurabe” bearers raising the massive drum stand that weigh about three tons and parading to the temple. There is a fireworks display from 7:00 pm on Saturday which wil…

Read more at http://goo.gl/0LpYoPTenka-Ichi Festival: The War of Osaka Quadricentennial2014 and 2015 mark the 400th anniversary of the Winter Siege of Osaka in 1614 and Summer Siege of Osaka in 1615. To commemorate the occasion the Tenka-Ichi Festival: The War of Osaka Quadricentennial”  will be held to mark this historic event. Main events are being held at Osaka Castle Park brok…
Oct 17, 2014

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Tenka-Ichi Festival: The War of Osaka Quadricentennial

2014 and 2015 mark the 400th anniversary of the Winter Siege of Osaka in 1614 and Summer Siege of Osaka in 1615. To commemorate the occasion the Tenka-Ichi Festival: The War of Osaka Quadricentennial”  will be held to mark this historic event. Main events are being held at Osaka Castle Park brok…

Read more at http://goo.gl/Vr4dswEtiquette of the Samurai ExhibitionToyama Municipal Folk Museum will introduce the way of the samurai of the Edo period from historical scrolls of the period.  These important historical documents are critical in understanding the Toyama clan end of the Edo period. From the appearance of samurai, living and etiquette of the time, …
Oct 17, 2014 / 1 note

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Etiquette of the Samurai Exhibition

Toyama Municipal Folk Museum will introduce the way of the samurai of the Edo period from historical scrolls of the period.  These important historical documents are critical in understanding the Toyama clan end of the Edo period. From the appearance of samurai, living and etiquette of the time, …

Read more at http://goo.gl/24dRuRIkoma Plateau Cosmos FestivalThe Ikoma Plateau Cosmos Festival is held annually for over a month starting in late September at Ikoma Plateau in Kobayashi, Miyazaki. It is famous for the cosmos that bloom there in autumn with 17 species and millions of cosmos.
During the Ikoma Plateau Cosmos Festival there will be stands …
Oct 16, 2014 / 1 note

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Ikoma Plateau Cosmos Festival

The Ikoma Plateau Cosmos Festival is held annually for over a month starting in late September at Ikoma Plateau in Kobayashi, Miyazaki. It is famous for the cosmos that bloom there in autumn with 17 species and millions of cosmos. During the Ikoma Plateau Cosmos Festival there will be stands …

Read more at http://goo.gl/2QSomDPink Ribbon Campaign at Kiyomizu-deraKiyomizu-dera Temple will illuminate its main hall in pink and conduct a special sermon for people who passed away from breast cancer from 7:00 pm on October 1st and visitors can enter the temple for free and pray. For the entire month of October, Kiyomizu-dera will light-up its two main gates, N…
Oct 16, 2014 / 6 notes

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Pink Ribbon Campaign at Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu-dera Temple will illuminate its main hall in pink and conduct a special sermon for people who passed away from breast cancer from 7:00 pm on October 1st and visitors can enter the temple for free and pray. For the entire month of October, Kiyomizu-dera will light-up its two main gates, N…