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Exploring Gundam World 2016 – The Origin of Mecha

If you’re a Gundam enthusiast, or an avid anime lover, the Gundam World Exhibition 2016 is definitely an event you don’t want to miss! This year, Nishitetsu Hall in Solaria Stage, ...

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Foreign Acts at Sunset Live 2016

At Sunset Live 2016, over 80 live artists will be rocking Keya Beach in Itoshima over two days (Sep. 3 (Sat.), Sep. 4 (Sun.))! As well as top Japanese artists, there will be great ...

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A Look into The Great Amazon Exhibition

As the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon spans approximately six million km² of land, which is around twenty times the size of Japan! Extending mostly over Brazil, Peru, ...

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Nakasu

Nakasu is Kyushu’s number one entertainment district. It has also long-served as a launch pad for new cultural movements, from the theatre popular in the Meiji period to the litera...

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Karatsu Getaway!

To visitors from Fukuoka and further afield, Karatsu is best known for the spectacular Karatsu Kunchi festival in early November, the historic Karatsu castle, or the famous seafood...

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Gastropub Ales

Finding a mug of icy cold beer has never been a problem in Japan. The big domestic brands are everywhere, imported bottled beers are now common in cafés and, recently, domestic cra...

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Samurai Udon

Samurai Udon is located at the Minoshima-kita intersection, a 15-minute walk south from Hakata Station. Shop-owner Hiroyuki Soma’s dedication to udon is like that of a samurai to t...

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Wappa Teishokudo

Shokudo, or restaurants specializing in Japanese set meals, are not uncommon these days, but Wappo Teishhokudo on Kego-hondori stands out when compared to this widening field.

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