A little nihonshu, nature and... De Niro? Plus taiko drums!
Over in Akita Prefecture, it’s better to feed your demons with rice cakes than fight them.
Don’t miss out on one of Osaka’s most exciting New Year's festivals at this beloved shrine.
Don’t get the blues over drinking being banned in Shibuya, Kawasaki is where the real ghouls party.
The great Kappa King awaits you in Sapporo’s backyard.
Come for the wine, stay for the fire!
Oodles of noodles in this colorful Iwate city.
Every August, it's the beautiful island's main event: A post-hippie island drum fest.
Blaze and amaze. Praise the ancestral spirits during Kyoto's annual fire display.
Head to Fukuroi for the biggest fireworks fest in Shizuoka.
A display to rival the Sumida River Fireworks.