Love Love Snoopy Exhibition

A special Snoopy exhibition is coming to the Kadokawa Culture Museum in Tokorozawa Sakura Town this spring. The Love Love Snoopy, Take Care with Peanuts starts on February 11th 2023 at the EJ Anime Museum on the 3rd floor of the Kadokawa Culture Museum*. Interestingly, the Kadokawa Museum does notRead More →

A toddler picks strawberries at a strawberry picking farm near Tokyo, Japan

A selection of 10 Strawberry Picking farms in Saitama, near and commutable from Tokyo, for the 2023 Ichigo-gari season. Strawberry Picking near Tokyo Strawberry picking is called “ichigo-gari” イチゴ狩り in Japanese. Ichigo イチゴ means strawberry and gari means picking or, literally, hunting. In Japan, strawberry picking is predominantly indoors, inRead More →

Konosu dolls' festival

Information for, and an account of, visiting Japan’s largest Dolls festival display at the Konosu Surprising Dolls Festival or Konosu Bikkuri Hina Matsuri in Japanese. 鴻巣びっくりひな祭り。 Japan’s largest dolls festival pyramid display “Konosu Doll Pyramid” in Konosu, Saitama Prefecture, is just a 50 minute train ride from Ueno station inRead More →

The poster for Tagukore: Dunno a Thing about Art, the spring exhibition at the Grand Gallery in Kadokawa Culture Museum

Information for the next exhibition, TAGUKORE: Dunno A Thing About Art (But I like it), at the grand gallery of the Kadokawa Musashino Museum. Kadokawa Musashino Museum is also known as Kadokawa Culture Museum or Kadcul for short. The grand gallery is on the 1st (ground) floor of the KadokawaRead More →

setsubun saitama

Setsubun Saitama- Setsubun is a religious ceremony practiced every year on February 3rd. Historically setsubun, which literally means seasonal division, was a four day period marking the changing of the seasons. Risshun is, with rare exceptions, on February 4th. Risshun is the first day of spring and historically the startRead More →