Yuruchara (Yurukyara) Mascot Summit 2020 – Kanto’s largest character and mascot summit with a Guinness World Record certificate to prove it! Last year, 2019, it celebrated its 10th anniversary. 311 mascots participated and 115,000 people came to celebrate with them despite the most atrocious weather that weekend! This year the
The Hanyu Tennosama summer festival has a history of almost 400 years. It is celebrated annually in July, usually in the middle of the month. It is a portable shrine “mikoshi” festival. In 2020, the festival was scheduled for Saturday July 11th. However, due to the Coronavirus outbreak the festival
The 34th annual Hanyu Cherry blossom festival was scheduled to start on March 21st and run until April 4th. However, at the start of March the official Hanyu city website announced that the festival will not go ahead due to the novel Coronavirus. Information from 2019 During this time the
Kiyasse Children’s Spring Festival – Kiyasse Hanyu is best described by the people responsible for it’s design, Yoshiki Toda Landscape & Architect Co.,Ltd.: Kiyasse-Hanyu, also called Hanyu Agriculture and Forestry Park, produces a food resort atmosphere with beer restaurants, stores and rest rooms under a huge roof designed to appear as
Mascot Festival Countdown event… Because what is a mascot event without a countdown…!! For the last 9 years there has been a mammoth mascot festival or mascot summit, Yuruchara (as featured on this blog), in Hanyu. This year, they have decided to really milk the money making machine that mascots are.