Sayama Ski Resort in 2019

The Sayama Ski Resort generally have their season opening event on the last Friday of October. But in 2019 they didn’t open because they were doing renovations. Those renovations are finally finished and the ski resort will open for business in 2020 / 2021. However, they are opening at theRead More →

Hot air balloon ride tokorozawa aviation park

Where can I ride a hot air balloon near Tokyo? The Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park offers the general public the chance to ride in a barrier free hot air balloon at a very special price on fixed dates through the year. On a clear day you can often see bothRead More →

Tokorozawa dolls festival

Tokorozawa Dolls Festival officially known as Tokorozawa Hina Monogatari from February 14th to March 14th 2021. The Tokorozawa Doll’s Festival Tokorozawa celebrates its doll production history with this “monogatari” festival. Monogatari are described as a narrative tale. They are believed to have developed from oral storytelling of fiction, that evenRead More →

EJ Anime Hotel opened within the “cool Japan”  Sakura Town Shin Tokorozawa in Autumn of this year, 2020. The Sakura Town is a project by the Kadokawa Corporation- one of the largest publishing companies in Japan – and Tokorozawa city. Apart from books, mooks, magazines and manga, Kadokawa also produceRead More →

Illumination Tokorozawa Sakura Town

Sakura Town Shin Tokorozawa opened in 2020. Part of it opened in the summer and the grand opening was on November 6th 2020. Tokorozawa Sakura Town Tokorozawa Sakura Town has shops, restaurants, museums, a factory, offices, a public open space, event space, a shrine and even a hotel. An animeRead More →

Newtype exhibition

Newtype Anime Chronicle will be the very first exhibition at the EJ Anime Museum in Kadokawa Culture Museum in Tokorozawa Sakura Town. EJ Anime Museum The EJ Anime Museum will open on November 6th 2020. The opening will co-incide with the grand opening of the Tokorozawa Sakura Town. EJ AnimeRead More →

Yokai Pandemonium

Yokai Pandemonium exhibition at Kadokawa Musashino Museum in the Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Yokai Pandemonium Exhibition Yokai Pandemonium is the second exhibition in the grand gallery of the Kadokawa Musashino Museum. The first was “Kengo Kuma: The Birth of an Art Space Connected to Nature – Transcendent Architecture in Stone andRead More →

Ken and Julia Yonetani exhibition in edit and art gallery in Kadokawa Culture Museum

That is why I want to be saved a Ken and Julia Yonetani exhibition at Kadokawa Musashino Museum, also known as the Kadokawa Culture Museum (Kadcul), in the Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Ken and Julia Yonetani Exhibition The Ken and Julia Yonetani Exhibition will be the first exhibition in the EditRead More →

Kadokawa Musashino Museum

The Bookshelf theater is an eight meter bookshelf with 50,000 books. It has been referred to as a “forest of books”. The theater is in the Kadokawa Musashino Museum. It is the pièce de résistance of the beautifully designed book and culture museum in Sakura Town. Part of the museum opened onRead More →

tokorozawa sakura town opening in July 2020 insaitama

Sakura Town Shin Tokorozawa is part of the Cool Japan Forest Project, an initiative between Kadokawa Corporation and Tokorozawa city. It is located in Saitama, very close to Tokyo. The development includes a library museum (with bookshelf theater), an atypical shrine and anime hotel to name but three of theRead More →