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Find your Halloween Costume in Nagoya

September 10, 2017 by admin

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you that leaving your costume to the last minute, and dressing “as yourself” or a “an axe murderer, because they look just like you and me” isn’t as clever as you think it is.  Get your costume on in Nagoya!  Halloween was not really “a thing” […]

Osu Street Performers’ Festival

September 7, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

October brings the Nagoya Festival, a huge parade throughout the city celebrating three great warriors and historical leaders connected to the city: Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. However this is by no means the only – nor even the most interesting – of the festivals celebrating the city’s great history this month. Another festival that is well […]

Seven Spooky Japanese Halloween Costume Ideas

September 7, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

So, Halloween is coming and you are getting ready to dust off that old ghost, vampire or witch costume that you wear every year. But this year why not try something different, something that takes its inspiration from the local folklore? Below are some ideas for spooky Halloween costumes that come from Japan’s scary movies, stories and legends, […]

Tricks and Treats for All Ages at USJ for Halloween

September 7, 2017 by Justin Hanus

Although Universal Studios Japan is an exciting outing any time of year, during the Halloween season, USJ’s additional tricks and treats make for a particularly entertaining way to spend some free time. Whether you’ve got a whole family tagging along or you’re looking for a fun social option with friends, Halloween events at USJ will […]

The Nagoya Festival

September 5, 2017 by Ray Proper

The Nagoya Festival is held annually on the third Saturday and Sunday of October.  The main attraction is a parade, lead by Nagoya’s 3 most famous historical figures and  feudal lords; Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, and Ieyasu Tokugawa,  of 700 mounted soldiers, foot soldiers, entertainers, and dancers.  Besides the parade, there are various events including […]