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Nagoya Calendar – May 2019 (English edition)

What’s inside the May 2019 issue of the Nagoya Calendar? Our monthly 12 page publication available in print and online. Featuring Nagoya International Center news and events, information for residents of Nagoya City, as well as events and exhibitions in…

2019 Heisei Abdication & Reiwa Coronation

Unless you’ve made a concerted effort to avoid Japanese news headlines for the last two years, you already know that the current patriarch of the world’s oldest royal family, Emperor Akihito, will step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne and make…

Nagoya Agricultural Centre

With spring well and truly in full swing, and the weather improving day by day, now is a great time – before the rain and humidity of the summer arrives – to get outside with the kids and enjoy the…

Horsing Around at Tado Festival in Mie

Japan has so many strange, eccentric and exciting festivals every year that it is sometimes difficult to keep track. However, few festivals are exciting and dramatic as Ageuma-Shinji, held every year in Tado, Mie. Also known as Tado Festival, Ageuma-Shinji has…

7 Facts About Ninjas

Everyone is familiar with ninjas. They feature heavily in pop culture both in Japan and in the rest of the world. However, few people know the truth about these warriors — or much of what they think they know is…