Kijin Shrine

Setsubun Kijin Shrine is one of only a few shinto shrines in all of Japan that worships “oni” – Japanese demons or ogres. Kijin is written with the Kanji – Chinese characters – of demon and God. It is not a particularly large shrine, nor is it particularly aesthetic, butRead More →

green center ice rink

Kawaguchi Green Center Ice Rink – In Winter, Kawaguchi Green Center’s summer pools are transformed into a seasonal ice rink. Kawaguchi Green Center is an excellent family friendly complex with various attractions, activities and crafts, and beautiful gardens. Every year the skate rink opens from around mid December to lateRead More →

winter wonderland moominvalley park

Winter Wonderland Moominvalley Park –  Last year when Metsa Village was only newly opened it created a name for itself with its highly successful Digitized Lakeside and Forest in collaboration with TeamLab. Many were hoping the event would be back again this year, but at the moment it doesn’t seemRead More →

Cocoon City Night Illumination Christmas Tree Cocoon City Christmas

Cocoon City Illumination – The annual illumination at Cocoon City will be switched on at 5.30 pm on Saturday the 9th of November. They have kept the same theme for the last couple of years “Wish Upon Cocoon Star”. You can see the night lights daily from 5 pm to 11Read More →

Night Illumination Seibu 2019 2020

Night Illumination Seibu Amusement Park – Shining Forest Night Illumination at Seibu Amusement park from November 8th to April 5th. During the 2018/ 2019 period Seibu Yuuenchi’s night illumination made it into the top 5 spots for Kanto (Greater Tokyo Area) winter illumination. It had the previous year too. TheRead More →