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 →

Lucky Star manhole cover art at Washinomiya Shrine, Kuki City

Information for the Lucky Star exhibition at the Edit and Art Gallery in the Kadokawa Musashino Museum¹, in Tokorozawa Sakura Town, in Winter 2023. Like all exhibitions at Kadokawa Museum, it is recommended that you purchase a ticket in advance, particularly for a weekend. Tickets are already on sale. LuckyRead More →

Kunugi mura aka Kunugi Nanamagari Kunugidaira Tokigawa

A giant cedar with seasonal flowers and a Catbus Bus Stop in the Hiki District of Saitama Prefecture. Thanks to volunteer work I do with a team of fellow “Hikijin” and Hiki District lovers, I heard about this completely off the beaten path nature spot in the mountains of TokigawaRead More →

Lucky Star Washinomiya Shrine

Washinomiya Shrine (previously Washimiya Shrine) is known as the oldest shrine in the Kanto region. It is located in Kuki City, Saitama Prefecture, just North of Tokyo. There is a lot a debate over the age of the shrine. Some put it at 1900 years old, which actually wouldn’t makeRead More →

The latest information in English on the web for LGBTQ+ friendly, discrimination free 800 year old Saimyouji, Kawagoe. Includes information for seasonally themed floral water fonts, temple illumination and other seasonal information. LGBTQ+ A few months ago I accidentally caught a snippet of a TV report of a temple, Saimyouji,Read More →