Seibu Amusement Park Fireworks

Information for the Seibuen Yuenchi (Seibuen Amusement park) fireworks in 2024. Until 2018, before the pandemic and the amusement park’s renovations, they were one of the most popular summer fireworks in Saitama annually. They also used to have fireworks during their winter night illumination, which were equally popular, but theyRead More →

Tobu zoo by night

Information for the 2024 Summer Night Zoo and special seasonal events. When it becomes available information for the Autumn Night Zoo, formerly called the Halloween Night Zoo, and Halloween events will be added to this post. Tobu Night Zoo The Tobu Night Zoo is on at two different times duringRead More →

Cover photo with wind chimes for the 2022 information about the enmusubi wind chimes at Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine e

2024 Information for the annual “enmusubi” wind chimes and glistening river at Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine. This year is the ten year anniversary of the famous wind chimes. Please note: due to several incidences in 2024, tripods and other camera equipment (step ladders etc) are no longer permitted. Also, the shrineRead More →

Monet I can see the Lights exhibition, world premiere in Grand Gallery Tokorozawa

Information for the next exhibition at the grand gallery of the Kadokawa Musashino Museum: an immersive Monet 360 degree digital art exhibition. “Monet: I can see the lights – An Immersive Journey” is the fourth in the series of immersive art exhibitions at Kadokawa Culture Museum and the first screeningRead More →

The 2021 stunning Japanese Rice Paddy Art in Gyoda, Saitama

‘Tanbo’ Art – art made from rice in a ‘tanbo’, the Japanese for rice paddy. A must see in summer / early Autumn in Saitama. Moreover, since 2023, they turn the rice field into three dimensional art once the image starts to fade. Thus, you can see the art forRead More →