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HYPER JAPAN 2014 – starts tomorrow!

HYPER JAPAN 2014 – starts tomorrow!

I had high hopes of being able to get a few more blogs written this week and to share more of my Japan trip with you, but unfortunately time has somewhat flown. I also have some cool books and other new products to share with you soon, and even a giveaway coming up, so please … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN 2014 – Two weeks to go!

HYPER JAPAN 2014 – Two weeks to go!

It’s nearly time for HYPER JAPAN, the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine, entertainment and technology! The event will be held over three days, from 25th – 27th July, in Earls Court, London. As always, there will be a fantastic mixture of Japanese food, pop-culture, traditional Japanese culture, music, games, anime, cosplay… and so much … Continue reading

Press Release: HYPER JAPAN 2014

Press Release: HYPER JAPAN 2014

The UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine, entertainment and technology returns this year with an even greater selection of exhibitors, workshops, guests, performers and much more, in what will be the 6th HYPER JAPAN! A dynamic blend of traditional and modern Japanese culture, HYPER JAPAN offers something for everyone, whether you want to discover … Continue reading

Doki Doki in Manchester

Doki Doki in Manchester

On Saturday I went to Doki Doki in Manchester. Doki Doki is a Japanese culture event which first happened in 2011, and now takes place every two years. I’ve only been to Manchester a couple of times before as a kid, so I was quite excited to visit there (although I didn’t actually get to … Continue reading

Japan Matsuri 2013

Japan Matsuri 2013

Last Saturday I spent the day in London at the Japan Matsuri – London’s annual event celebrating Japanese culture. The event has grown over the few years that I’ve known it, and is now in its fifth consecutive year. For the second year running the event was held in Trafalgar Square. I admit I was … Continue reading

Japan Matsuri in London – Saturday 5th October

Japan Matsuri in London – Saturday 5th October

Unbelievably, another year has flown by and it’s time for London’s annual Japan Matsuri again! Japan Matsuri will be taking place on Saturday 5th October in Trafalgar Square, from 11am to 9pm. For more information, please visit the official Japan Matsuri website: japanmatsuri.com. The event will include live music (taiko drumming, Okinawan traditional music, classical music, … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN 2013: 26th – 28th July

HYPER JAPAN 2013: 26th – 28th July

Who’s coming to Earls Court next weekend? I don’t know about you (well, those of you in the UK), but I’m getting pretty excited about this year’s HYPER JAPAN, which looks better than ever! For full information and to get your tickets, check out www.hyperjapan.co.uk. There will be all kinds of performances, music, food, and J-culture … Continue reading

Okinawa Day 2013

Okinawa Day 2013

Last Saturday was Okinawa Day in London’s Spitalfields Market and, although the weather was far from tropical, the blast of Okinawan Culture certainly brightened up the day. I attended the event for work, so I won’t be giving a blow-by-blow photographic account of everything that happened as I usually do. If you want that, I … Continue reading

London Event: Okinawa Day 2013

London Event: Okinawa Day 2013

When you think of a tropical getaway, do you think of Japan? It’s certainly all I can think about at the moment! Since seeing this poster (above) in London earlier this year, my mind has been full of clear blue seas, colourful coral, diving, snorkelling, and Ryukyuan culture. I never made it down to the … Continue reading

HYPER JAPAN 2013 – Tickets now on sale!

HYPER JAPAN 2013 – Tickets now on sale!

HYPER JAPAN, the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine and cool, is back for 2013. Diverse exhibitors, stores, performers and fans will once again come together to bring the very best of contemporary and traditional Japan to the heart of London. Since the first HYPER JAPAN in 2010, there have been three subsequent events, … Continue reading