Monthly Archives: March 2015

Himeji castle

Himeji castle is claimed to be the most visited castle in all of Japan and is classified as a national treasure. ┬áIt dates back to 1333 and survived through the Meiji period when it’s destruction was planned but never executed. … Continue reading

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Honen Matsuri (fertility festival)

The Honen Matsuri is a fertility festival that happens across Japan. the biggest one is held in a city just north of Nagoya called, Komaki. The festival is held at Tagata Shrine and during the event, the area is filled … Continue reading

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Nabana no Sato; A festival of lights

The festival is held through the month of March and features millions of lights and walkways leading through intricate plum blossoms. Despite the rain that showered the event, it was still a sight to behold and even added to the … Continue reading

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Gunpla Expo in Japan. Build your gundam.

Gundam is big in Japan and along with that comes building replica models. Gunpla is a growing trend of buying the kits for anyone’s favorite Gundam, building it and then painting it. Along with any major art-related trend, there is … Continue reading

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