Festivals

A reflection of Japanese life!

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kameido tenjin shrine

Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Let the scent of chrysanthemums take you back in time.

edogawa fireworks fest

Edogawa Fireworks Festival

A display to rival the Sumida River Fireworks.

Sumida River Fireworks Festival

Epic fireworks with equally as epic crowds. 🎆

Dancers in Nihonbashi in October.

Nihombashi-Kyobashi Festival

Just in case you missed the summer festivals.

Tori-no-Ichi: Festival of the Rooster

The old town of Asakusa comes alive every November with this unique and visually stimulating 3-day festival.

Koenji Awa Odori Festival

Bright costumes, thousands of dance moves and bone-rattling drums will leave you in a trance.

Edogawa Goldfish Festival

Where that goldfish festival game came from?

Kanda

Just one train stop from Tokyo station, with plenty of hole-in-the-wall shops and restaurants

People visit Sega Ikebukuro arcade game centre on May 11, 2012 in Tokyo. Sega is a profitable company with US $4.9 billion revenue in 2011.

Ikebukuro

Are you not entertained?

Second-hand books stacked and priced in window display of bookshop in Jimbocho, Tokyo.

Jimbocho

Tokyo’s book town.