Kawasaki Museum will freeze old records to protect them from mold

A municipal museum in Kawasaki has said it will temporarily freeze its collection of documents and records in…

Daikyo-no-Gi banquet is held at the Imperial Palace

The second and final round of the Daikyo-no-Gi banquet organized by the Emperor in Daijosai took place…

Emperor performs the Daijosai ceremony

Daijokyu-no-Gi, the centerpiece of the Daijosai ceremony related to the Emperor's enthronement, took place at the Imperial Palace…

2020 Royal Exhibition to Celebrate Bonds between Britain and Japan

A collection of about 200 Japanese artworks will be exhibited at a special exhibit…

Arashi member Nino announces marriage

Kazunari Ninomiya, a member of the Arashi idol group, announced that he would marry his girlfriend, making him…

Disney Plus debuts with technical issues

Walt Disney Co.'s long-awaited debut in the streaming media wars on Tuesday…

Netflix Japan: Series to watch this year

Although apparently it is not possible to see the Japanese Netflix collection here in Brazil, we have some…

Pictures Expo Toyokawa 2019

By: Mario Hirano - Photographer. Photo gallery here.

IMART: Ikebukuro Festival Focuses on the Future of Manga and Anime

Manga and anime specialists can peek into the future of otaku culture at the International Festival…

Naruhito thanks the audience for celebrating his enthronement

Emperor Naruhito expressed gratitude to about 30.000 supporters who gathered at the entrance of the…

Embassy of Japan Withdraws Approval for Vienna Art Exhibition

The Japanese Embassy in Austria withdrew its approval for an art exhibition in Vienna…

Hiroshima Film Festival to Offer City-Focused Programming

Seeking to deliver “positive films”, the Hiroshima International Film Festival (HIFF) will be held on the…

4 Kyoto Festival mixes culture and anime, animating national treasures

The fourth annual Kyoto Nippon Festival will be held until December 8 at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in…

Yakushiji Temple Begins Special Performances and Opens Inside for Visits

The World Heritage Yakushiji Temple is opening its Jikido Dining Room, the Tower of…

Over 400 Shuri-jo Castle Treasures Destroyed, Foundation Finds

The status of about 1.500 priceless treasures of the Ryukyu Kingdom (1429-1879) remains unknown after a…

Fire destroys large parts of Shuri-jo Castle in Okinawa

A fire fueled by high winds destroyed large portions of Shuri-jo Castle, a World Heritage Site of the…

Yoshino and other 5 will be awarded the Order of Culture in Japan

Akira Yoshino, 71, one of three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and five…

Halloween Night Cafe 2019

By: Photographer - Mario Hirano Photo Gallery Here

Kamikochi & Takayama Travel Guide

By: Photographer Mario Hirano - Japan Tour. Photo gallery here

Japan Tour - Corea - Busan - Seoul

By: Photographer - Mario Hirano | Japan tour. Photo gallery here.

Shibuya bans drinks during Halloween in some areas

Halloween is coming, and you can feel the excitement in the air. Tokyo celebrated several times…