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Japan’s epic snowball fighting championship

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Held at the bottom of a volcano, this annual tournament features more than 100 teams competing in a game that’s described as a cross between capture the flag and dodgeball.
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On the road: Kanda Festival, Japan

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Ancient Tokyo is brought back to life as traditionally costumed locals parade through the city’s historic landmarks with elaborate floats and portable shrines.


Cherry blossoms around the world

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While Japan is home to some of the most well-known cherry blossom scenes, many cities celebrate spring’s arrival with these beautiful blooming trees.


The first Australian Geisha girl

It was not an easy task for an outsider, but Fiona – known as Sayuki – is hoping her new venture will attract more tourists to sample some of Tokyo’s traditions.
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On the road: Akihabara, Japan

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One of the hottest spots in Tokyo today, this neon-lined neighbourhood is home to hundreds of niche shops, from anime shops to French maid cafes.


Mini Guide

Mini guide to Tokyo’s nightlife

With unparalleled theatres and an array of bars that are favourites among locals and visitors alike, discover the best of Japan’s capital after dark.
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