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Tendo Ningen Shogi

Tendo Ningen Shogi

Celine Ong

Tendo Ningen Shogi is a “Human Chess” event that occurs every April in the city of Tendo, Yamagata. Set under rows of bloomin...

Yamagata
Kasedori Festival

Kasedori Festival

Celine Ong

Kasedori Festival, or “Strawbird Festival”, is a unique yet bizarre Japanese event. Performers gather at Kaminoyama Castle dr...

Yamagata
Unko Museum Yokohama

Unko Museum Yokohama

Japan Travel

Unko Museum is a limited time exhibition running until July 15th 2019, showcasing all things 'unko-', or poop-related, in Yok...

Kanagawa
Ninja Izakaya

Ninja Izakaya

Hollie Mantle

Ninja Izakaya in Tokyo’s bustling business centre of Akasaka (be careful not to confuse it with the similar Asakusa) draws yo...

Tokyo
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