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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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Oita Weekend Getaway!

Fukuoka is our favorite urban playground but on weekends we love to get out of town, and Oita Prefecture is one of our top weekend getaway destinations. While day trips from Fukuok...

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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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Maki no Udon

The whir of the noodle-making machines pours out from the open kitchen as the waitstaff rush back and forth. Meanwhile, your udon seems to last forever. Welcome to Maki no Udon! Or...

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Teppanyaki Mitaki

Teppanyaki Mitaki takes its name from an old inn in Hiroshima, one which used to host shogi and go tournaments back in the day. This restaurant, located in a renovated house in ups...

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Bakery Kitchen Raggruppi

A short walk from Ohori Park, this “bakery kitchen” is so-named for the belief that bread can be an integral part of a meal. The 1st floor houses a bakery shop, while upstairs is a...

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