Magicians, acrobats, artists and pole dancers take to streets of Koenji for the annual Daidogei festival
Every year, on the first Sunday of April, a shrine south of Tokyo in the city of Kawasaki is bombarded with penises.
An estimated 50,000 people (and one monkey on a leash) gathered in Omotesando to celebrate Paddy’s Day 2013 on Sunday.
Things to do this weekend, January 25-27
Two snow-based events come to Tokyo one week too late.
Our recommendations for this three day weekend in Tokyo – food festivals, fires and fire-fighting.
Tokyo Comiket was recommended in our last Weekend Desu but, in case you couldn’t make it yourself, we captured some of the best cosplay on show yesterday
The new Twilight is out this weekend, meaning you’ll probably be forced to watch a movie about a sparkly 100 year old paedophile at some point, but here’s a few suggestions for the rest of your time.
Finished your Christmas shopping? Feeling smug and looking for something to do this weekend? Take a look at our recommendations.
1,600 high school girls are taking part in the Kanto Miss JK beauty contest, with online votes deciding which contestants will make the final in Shibuya on December 27th. The competition has been met with scorn on the internet, though strangely for the lack of girls that actually look like high school students, and not for the inherent creepiness of ranking their physical appearance.