ひな人形花飾り Flower Hina Dolls at Pansy House near Hana no Oasis in Konosu

As part of the annual Konosu Surprising Dolls Festival, Pansy house in Konosu have an extravagant, stunning flower display depicting the ‘Daira-bina’, the Imperial couple, as you can see in the featured photo above. This life size flower hina doll display, ひな人形花飾り, is unique to Pansy House. They also haveRead More →

Inside the Japanese style room at the EJ Anime hotel

EJ Anime Hotel opened within the “cool Japan”  Sakura Town Shin Tokorozawa in Autumn of 2020, and unexpectedly closed less than three years later on May 31st 2023. Citing, essentially, a business failure. Original post from 2020 The Sakura Town is a project by the Kadokawa Corporation- one of theRead More →

TeamLab Acorn Forest

Breaking news November 29th 2023 – Kadokawa just announced that the teamLab Acorn Forest will end on January 8th 2024. On August 1st 2020 TeamLab opened a permanent digitized nature solo exhibition called Resonating Light in the Acorn Forest. It is in the Musashino Woods of Higashi Tokorozawa Park. TheRead More →

Kadokawa Culture Museum Tokorozawa

A floor by floor guide of the Kadokawa Musashino Museum, also known as the Kadokawa Culture Museum or Kadcul for short. Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture. The Kadokawa Musashino Museum is a fusion of museum, art gallery, culture and library. It opened on August 1st 2020. The museum is from oneRead More →