The manga "NARUTO" will end!

News   •   Nov 05, 2014 06:45 GMT

NARUTO is not only read in Japan, but also translated into many languages and being read in all over the world and loved by many people. NARUTO will end on November 10, 2014, however, its final will be the movie called "THE LAST NARUTO the MOVIE" on December 6, 2014.

Bonsai Festival in Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture

Blog posts   •   Oct 30, 2014 07:11 GMT

Bonsai of Japanese apricot trees will be displayed in Keiunkan Hall in Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture. Nagahama Bonsai Festival started in 1952, and it marks the 64th anniversary in 2015. It will be held from January 10 and lasts for two months.

The best season to climb Nesugata Mountain in Shimoda.

Blog posts   •   Oct 21, 2014 06:12 BST

It is the best season to climb Nesugata Mountain, Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, with a ropeway. Under the clear weather, you can overlook the superb view of Shimoda Bay and the pass of the Black ship Susquehanna from the observatory of Nesugata Mountain. "Little angel," a famous flower in Nesugata Mountain, will bloom soon. Let's refresh at Nesugata Mountain this autumn.

Hougan-ji Temple in Chikubu Island: Special Opening & Commemorative Exhibition

Blog posts   •   Oct 21, 2014 03:58 BST

Special opening and commemorative exhibition will be taken place at Hougan-ji Temple in Chikubu Island, Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture. This event will be held from September 1 to November 30, 2014. Ancient documents and historical charm will be open to the public and introduced.

Visiting places where have a connection with Ii Family

Blog posts   •   Oct 21, 2014 02:44 BST

There are 8 temples and 4 shrines and a residence which has a connection with Ii Family and Hikone Domain. If you show a goshuin-cho (a notebook for sealing red seals of various sacred places), you can receive two privileges. Both privileges are the discount ticket for Yakatabune or velotaxi (rickshaw). This event is held from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2018.

The Excursion Bus Tours, which visit Castle and Heritages in Shiga Prefecture

Blog posts   •   Oct 10, 2014 06:52 BST

Information of The Excursion Bus Tours, which visit castles and heritages in Shiga Prefecture. The tours will be held on November 29, 2014. The participants can choose a tour from 5 courses. Each tour course is 4,000yen. After the tour, the participants can enter in Hikone Castle, admission from 18:30 to 22:30, with free of charge. Also, Genkyu-en Garden will be lit up.

Information on an advanced ticket to the Kanbei Kuroda Exhibition. "A ticket with Kanbei Omotenashi coupon"

Blog posts   •   Oct 06, 2014 04:03 BST

The exhibition of Kanbei Kuroda, who was born in Shiga Prefecture and a close advisor of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, will be held from January 19 (Sun) to December 28 (Sun), 2014. An advanced ticket has three privileges that are a ticket is sold at 1,000yen (800yen off), can enter to the three facilities related to this exhibition and get on "Omotenashi bus," also a 500yen off coupon is attached.

MOVIE "Rurouni Kenshin (Samurai X): Kyoto Great Fire/ The Last Edition of Legend," Original Preview from Shiga Prefecture

News   •   Oct 03, 2014 10:26 BST

One of the famous manga from Japan, Rurouni Kenshin (Samurai X), was made into a film on August 25, 2012. And the sequel to the movie was filmed that are Kyoto Great Fire and The Last Edition of Legend; each one was released on August 1 and September 13, 2014. Today, Shiga Prefecture, where the movie was mainly filmed, completed the original preview of the movie. Please check it out!

"Marine Nature Workshop" at Marine Festival Big Shawer, in Shimoda

Blog posts   •   Sep 26, 2014 06:09 BST

From tomorrow, there will be a "Marine Nature Workshop" at Marine Festival Big Shawer. There are two kinds of programs.

Hunting Caps

Blog posts   •   Sep 26, 2014 03:39 BST

On August 1, "Hunting caps," a collaborative work by a dyeing artisan and a hat designer, have started selling. This hat can be bought all year round. Adults and kids size are available at 5,400yen.


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