【Booth Edition】What to expect at MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2016. Experience Japanese traditional & pop culture at the booth area!

24.November.2016 | FASHION / FES

The MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL is loaded with exciting things to experience. Not can you look forward to the fashion shows and live performances, but the booth area too, where you can get hands on with many things Japanese culture has to offer. The number of booths has increased this year – and so has the fun! Let us introduce you to the indoor booths.

 

【Yagura Stage】YAGURA STAGE TIME TABLE

At the centre of the booths is the “Yagura Stage,” where lots of different Japanese performances will be held.

 

【26th】Bon Odori 

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Bon Odori, a style of dancing performed during the Bon Festival, is a Japanese summer tradition. You’ll be able to try out dancing the Bon dance yourself around the Yagura stage! You’ll be joined by “yuru-chara”, the Japanese term for “mascot characters”. Get involved and make the stage even more of a fun time.

 

【27th】Domobics by Tokyo Performance Domo

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“Tokyo Performance Domo” is a collaborative unit between J-pop idol group “Tokyo Performance Doll” and NHK mascot character “Domo-kun” which has everybody joining in with fun and original exercises together. Get involved!

 

【26th &27th】DJ MARUKOME

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MARUKOME … will be a DJ?! That’s right, DJ MARUKOME , the mascot for Japan’s #1 miso company, will be a DJ and followed by Japanese traditional instruments performers. The anticipation continues to grow as we look forward to hearing just what kind of music DJ Marukome will play for us!

 

【26th &27th】Traditional Japanese Arts Performances

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Look forward to seeing lots of traditional Japan delivered to you, such as “Awa Odori”, a type of traditional dance, as well as performances of traditional Japanese music and instruments. Be sure to look out for the kind of traditional performances you wouldn’t normally get the chance to see.

 

YAGURA STAGE TIME TABLE

 

 

【Booth Details】

There are lots of booths this year where you can get hands on with Japanese culture. Experience the Japan “today” through a variety of different booths from traditional to fashion, technology and much, much more!

 

Outdoor / FOOD AREA(NIPPON UMAI YOKOCHO)

Outdoor / Photo spot

 

【Japanese traditional culture】

Experience Japanese Culture Booth “WABI-SABI”

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“WABI-SABI” is the booth area where you can experience traditional Japanese culture hands on. For just ¥500 you can get involved in lots of different workshops!!! For more information on what kind of booths you can experience, click the following link:more details

 

Itani-shoten

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Itani-shoten’s bridal costume brand, Kimono Yugi, a combination of craftsmanship techniques and modern colors, offers a new kawaii. You can also take a commemorative photo with a model wearing it.

 

Pray for wishes. Create your card to pray.

Paformance of weaving Amami’s traaditional cloth, Amamifu.We usually used cloth for weaving Amamifu, but we use sheets of paper written your wishes, and weaves Amamifu.

 

Harajuku Nippon Market

Full-fledged Japanese armor used for photographs of Japanese period dramas, Japanese traditional items, other Japanese things are exhibited.

 

SUPER UKIYO-E “THE EDO CODE”

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The digital art exhibition “SUPER UKIYO-E ‘Edo no Himitsu Ten’” is being held from January 28th, 2017 to May 21st, 2017. The exhibition will see the best pieces of art chosen from around 20,000 works (and rising) turned into high resolution digital art.
You can stand in front of a visual image of lots of digital ukiyo-e works at the booth and take an immersive photograph.Be sure to use the hashtags #superukiyoe #スーパー浮世絵

 


【TECHNOLOGY】

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You can experience a VR view of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s “KPP 5iVE YEARS MONSTER WORLD TOUR 2016 in San Francisco” concert which was held on July 2nd, 2016, over at the Reco Choku booth! The entire concert was filmed in full 360° on a 4K camera for this VR experience. Try it out yourself and feel just like you’re part of the concert!

 

『DRONE VISION』 produced by fujitelevision

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“DRONE VISION”produced by Fuji Television lets people have unique experience with drones! Not only can participants operate the drone but also experience the epic sensation through taking the video!

 

BIOHAZARD 7 resident evil (CAPCOM)

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Abosultely terrifying virtual reality “BIOHAZARD 7 resident evil” is coming to MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON. Take also a look at some of the most popular and anticipated Play Station®VR “Lantern”. Let’s have the most frightening and bone chilling experience of the year!

 

MADE IN JAPAN OKAMOTO ZEROONE BOOTH

Okamoto’s condom “001 (OKAMOTO ZERO ONE)” are Made in Japan. They are manufactured at our Ibaraki Plant in Ryugasaki, Ibaraki Prefecture. As the name suggests, Okamoto’s condom “001 (OKAMOTO ZERO ONE)” are our thinnest condom ever, at just 0.01 millimeter range.

 

 

【FASHION & BEAUTY BOOTH】

AEON KAWAii RANDSEL STATION

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Colorful Shopping Wonderland comes to MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Festival!!! AEON, Asia’s number one premier retailer will have two booths at this year’s event! Inside, we will be showcasing our World Tour and the widely popular Randsel in a variety of colors at the KAWAii RANDSEL STATION. Try one on! Here we will also be giving away limited edition souvenirs. But hurry, supplies are limited so grab them while they last!

 

OLIVE des OLIVE

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A new project was started on OLIVE des OLIVE’s LINE account in October this year. Introducing IBM’s artificial intelligence system “Watson”, which can offer fashion styling tips via questions sent by users.The system has learnt all information relating to clients, as well as stock information and trending information, all of which is managed by OLIVE des OLIVE. It is capable of answering questions posed in natural language and via image data and so can offer fashion coordinates to customers.This is an unprecedented style of shopping, a first-of-a-kind, innovative service using artificial intelligence.

 

KERA

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Have yourself a go at trying on clothes from MILPOM★, as well lolita fashion and more.

Models from KERA will also be coming over periodically, so you might even get a chance to have your picture taken together with that model you’ve always wanted to!

 

Monster Party!

There are various Japanese visual bands, punk and Gothic fashion costume! You can take a hair makeup on the spot! Let’s take a picture like Bandman and Diva who went up to a live stage.

 

Model’s belonging  & SNOW

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At model’s belonging booth, models who are popular in harajuku will sell their personal belongings! Let’s get your favorite models goods and enjoy the fashion! You can also enter the raffle event at the SNOW, a photo app, booth! There will be limited edition photo frame!

 

“KAWAII ROOM” 〜 experience a secret of Japanese Girls’ Beauty〜

This is a joint promotion booth for Japanese cosmetics and consumer goods. See a variety of items themed around “Busy Morning, No Time” and “Night-time Care” and experience make-up application from a professional beautician. We recommend this booth to foreigners so they can take part and discover and experience the secrets and quality of this make-up. And those of you who take the questionnaire will receive a gorgeous sample!!

 

KIREIMO

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KIREIMO is a new hair removal salon that upholds and maintain 3 fortes and 7 promises, offering you the most luxurious relaxation time you could ever imagine alongside the hair removal. There are currently 33 stores running exclusive campaigns, offering free service and student discounts for first timers, Try out a painless, full-body hair removal treatment yourself at KIREIMO! ♪

 

Bonita Bubble

This bubbles of this Peko produced clay mix are spongy and springy and do not harm your skin. They will repair pores that that are full of old keratin and impurities.
By absorbing these, the clay will clean your face and your pores will become fresh with your skin left feeling healthy and transparent.

 

【Japansese Information】

&TOKYO

As part of the “Tokyo Brand Suishin Project”, the exhibition of the various products offered by &TOKYO which was held by Tokyo and business officials is being held at the &TOKYO booth. In addition, there is a designated photo spot where you can take a commemorative photo to remember the day. You’ll can also print the photo off for free and receive original goods as a present from &TOKYO.

 

Find Your JAPAN  Powerd by studioALTA

In summer 2017, Studio Alta will open an amusement theatre in Yurakucho in Tokyo that is aimed at and for all the people of the world! And we are happy to reveal the initial information about it here!We’d also like to announce “webTV「FIND YOUR JAPAN」” which explores overlooked areas of Japan.Moreover, you can become Japan discovery ambassador so that you can report places of Japan that you have discovered and want to spread the word about! Those of you who report for us can receive your very own original.

 

GOOD LUCK TRIP

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Come to our booth and tell us where you have visited and where you want to go in Japan! We have some special present if you answer questionnaire. You can also get the  GOOD LUCK TRIP magazine which contains the latest topics and the detailed maps.

 

Good stuff from all over Japan.

You can sit and hvea break in our place, where we play bing!

 

Welcome to Pink city !

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Matching Tottori Prefecture’s new specialties Foods, pink curry and pink soy sauce, we colored our space.Come and see the new Kawaii specialties Foods.

 

Jurassic Photo session in Fukui prefecture.

Trick art of dinosaurs is comming from the Fukui prefecture dinosaur museum which is one of Japan’s dinosaur fossil excavated sites. Enjoy taking pictures with a powerful dinosaur’s trick art and also taking a picture wearing dinosaur’s headdress.

 

【CHARACTER】

 

DJ MARUKOME

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Who’s that skinhead? Its Marukome, spinning the ingredients like spinning on the dance floor. This is a taste of a mixture of Japanese groove and Future Techno, and a hint of Kraftwerk. Just listen to the dance remix of “Marukome- Marukome-” and EDM- “Enjoy Dance with Marukome”. I keep this floor hot while spinning the pot!

 

You will be a captain “Tsubasa”

You can enjoy striking out by kicking a soccer ball and dropping the target can. If you can drop all, present Japanese popular manga “Captain Tsubasa” collaboration ball type “Oden” cans!

 

CHOBITTTODUKAN

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The booth of CHOBITTTODUKAN  spinned off from KOBITODUKAN, the 10th anniversary title is broadcasting now on KIDS STATION and TOKYO MX. We sell goods of KOBITODUKAN and release the new character. TEMPURA KIDZ who sing the main theme song and KAKUREMOMOJIRI, the main character might come…!?

 

The 40th anniversary of  UNICO

This booth displays copies of the original panels from the manga “Unico” as well as a special collaborative piece between WEDNESDAY CAMPANELLA, jouetie, and Unico. The MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL is a place full of the kind of photogenic spots that you can only get here at the event, so be sure to snap some cute shots together with everyone.

 

【OTHER】

LAWSON DREAM ARTIST AUDITION

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Lawson, one of the biggest convenience store in Japan, will have an “Lawson dream audition” for those who want to become a singer! Don’t miss out on this big opportunity!

 

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“My favourite…” – Take a picture with your smartphone, print it as a chekki photo, tag it with the special tag (which we will announce at the booth) and post it to Twitter or Instagram.Whether it’s a person or an object, your favourite thing can be anything!(So that we know the message has been sent properly, be sure to follow the official Chekki Twitter or Instagram accounts)

 

 

ZippMUFF

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ZiPPMUFF is a new product with a simple combination, but something that’s never been seen before: “Towel with superb absorbency” and “Zipper”. In sports, outdoors, fashion and many other contexts…… Enjoy your own style with ZiPPMUFF! * ZiPPMUFF is a registered trademark of LUCK’A Inc. and has been submitted as a utility model. ZiPPMUFF×MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON×imabari towel COLLABORATION ITEM <JAPAN MADE> Available now!

 

Nature feeling Yoga trip

Experience of yoga at the place where display Amami’s pictures. After photographing yoga poses and submitting it to Instagram, it shows up in a slideshow on the screen set up at the venue on the same site. Yoga beginners are also welcome! Please come and visit.

 

CAPSULE TOY BOOTH

We have over 100 kinds of capsule toys as japanese culture. Please come, find, get your favorite item. Good Luck!!

 

Rocket News24 Gachapon capsules

Rocket News 24 is a popular web magazine that reports interesting, strange and exciting news! At MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON, rocket news 24 will provide goods that has been used in the magazine but has no where to go. Let!s try the limited event spcial lottery!

 

SAGAWA EXPRESS CO.,LTD.
Sagawa Express can hold onto your luggage for a period of time and even deliver it to the airport or a hotel for you.If your baggage is a struggle from being too heavy, if you feel like you just want to leave it somewhere for a little while, if you did some shopping but have too much to carry and can’t get back, or if you want to enjoy the event to the fullest, then this service is most definitely for you.

The booth area at MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2016 will be bubbling with everything you could ever want and expect from Japanese culture. Join in and have fun with us and experience all aspects of the culture!

 

■MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON CONTENTS

Saturday 26th MOSHI MOSHI STAGE

Sunday 27th MOSHI MOSHI STAGE

Outdoor / FOOD AREA(NIPPON UMAI YOKOCHO)

・ Outdoor / Photo spot

 

■Information

MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2016 in TOKYO

Venue:TOKYO TAIIKUKAN (1-17-1 Sendagaya Shibuyaku Tokyo)

Date:November 26th(Sat.) and 27th(Sun.) , 2016

Tickets:http://msmsnippon16-1.peatix.com

※Foreigners who register beforehand can enter the venue free of charge on condition that they show their passport or residence card to the entry staff on the day of the event

 

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    *Taken from Michelin Guide Tokyo 2012~2019 /©MICHELIN 19-001

     

    Thick ehomaki stuffed with sea urchin, caviar and more at Daimaru Tokyo

    Daimaru Tokyo is now serving over 150 varieties of egomaki until February 3. This includes a fully-packed ehomaki made with 19 ingredients including sea urchin, caviar, tuna, fugu and more. There’s also a red king crab ehomaki that lovers of crab won’t be able to resist.

     

    ◼︎Information

    Running: January 9, 2019 – February 3, 2019

    Available: Daimaru Tokyo Hoppe Town

     

    Daimaru Tokyo

    Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

    Opening Hours: 10:00-21:00

    TEL: 03-3212-8011

    Website: https://www.daimaru.co.jp/tokyo/

     

    Strawberry-filled ehomaki roll at InterContinental Yokohama Grand

    InterContinental Yokohama Grand’s “Ehomaki Rolls” sell out every single year, and they’re set to return once more in 2019 for a limited time. Available from January 26 until February 3, this dessert ehomaki is pumped with 2 varieties of high quality fresh cream and 5 whole sweet strawberries.

     

    ◼︎Information

    Ehomaki Roll

    Running: January 26, 2019 – February 3, 2019

    Location: i Marina, InterContinental Yokohama Grand Floor 2F

    Serving Times: 10:00-20:00 (*Sales will end once all have sold out each day)

    Price: ¥864 (Tax Included)

    Enquiries: 045-223-2366 (i Marina)

     

    InterContinental Yokohama Grand

    Address: 1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

    Website: https://www.interconti.co.jp/yokohama/en/

     

    Matsuzakaya Nagoya’s Heart-shaped ehomaki♡

    The Nagoya branch of Matsuzakaya is serving 140 types of ehomaki in 40 of its stores on floor B1F. One of the most eye-catching options is the cute heart-shaped ehomaki that’s filled with shibazuke, flying fish roe and shrimp tempura. There are only 50 of these being sold so be sure to get your hands on on quick!

     

    ◼︎Information

    Running: Until February 3, 2019 (*Different for select stores. Orders being taken at select stores.)

    Location: Matsuzakaya Nagoya, Floor B1F of main building

     

    Matsuzakaya Nagoya

    Address: 3-16-1 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

    TEL: 052-251-1111

    Website: https://www.matsuzakaya.co.jp/nagoya/

     

    Feeling hungry yet? When in Japan, do as the Japanese do and get your hands around a delicious ehomaki.

  • Enjoy Kimono at Laforet Harajuku’s ‘Kimono IN LAFORET’ Function

    31.December.2018 | FASHION

    Laforet Harajuku is set to hold a kimono and furisode event from January 4 to 23 next year. A selection of 11 stores are taking part including 5 that are participating in the event for the first time. Shops include those that sell kimono which can be worn as everyday fashion to those that stock antique kimono and modern recycled kimono.

    A multitude of items will be sold. Whether it’s for an official event like graduation or the Coming of Age Ceremony or something that can be born with regular clothing, you’re sure to find it here.

     

    Modern Antenna

    Modern Antenna is a brand based in Arashiyama, Kyoto that sells kimono with polished and sophisticated designs. Their quality is consistent with everything from the designs to the manufacturing. They don’t just cater to the traditional Japanese category―they take into account fashion as a whole when creating their clothing.

     

    Roccoya Winter Shop

    Roccoya is popular for its designs that fuse together the modern and traditional. They will appear alongside several guest brands including Haikaru Confeito, Baba Soushoku, hanamame, TSUBAKIAN, and erikaDear. The line-up will include a range of new furisode as well as casual kimono that can be washed at home, various pieces that can be used at ceremonies and for everyday use such as the haneri neck piece, obi sash, shawls, and obidome. They will also sell small accessories like headdresses and hairpins.

     

    MIKI SAKURA & Sakura Maison

    MIKI SAKURA’s concept for its items is “dignified women wrapped in beautiful fragrances.” Sakura Maison creates original “Japanese kawaii” kimono and accessories. These two brands will come together to open a special pop-up shop where popular artists will come together.

     

    yuminique

    yuminique’s brand concept is to create something just for the customer that raises their mood simply by wearing it. They sell accessories like headdresses. They picture a jewellery box under a young girl’s bed when handcrafting each and every one of their products which are made from fantastic materials.

     

    Masaboshi

    Masaboshi offers news ideas with its diverse range of kimono―from antique to contemporary―that create timeless looks. They will exhibit a wardrobe of cute furisode and pop vintage kimono personally selected by them as well as a line of cool and elegant kimono that grown-ups can enjoy too.

     

    Modern Kimono Umeya feat. Tamao Shigemune

    Modern Kimono Umeya and Tamao Shigemune are coming together to showcase new and original items as well as exclusive products you can only purchase at this event.

     

    Modern Kimono Umeya is a select shop selling kimono and accessories for people to enjoy wearing kimono freely and as they like in the best possible way to bring out themselves. Their products take inspiration from regular clothing. Tamao Shigemune is a kimono maker that creates kimono, yukata, obi sashes and accessories completely produced by her from the designing to the planning and styling. She produces things she wants herself that no one else offers.

     

    Discover Harajuku-style kimono at Kimono IN LAFORET in the new year!

  • Dress in a kimono and discover the secret locations of Gojo on a walking tour in Kyoto

    13.October.2018 | SPOT

    There is a walking tour of Gojo in Kyoto you can take to see little-know historical and famous spots around the area. The tour is led by staff who have acquired the top level in the Kyoto Kentei Test, a “sightseeing and culture test” to gauge “applicants’ knowledge of Kyoto’s history and culture.” Staff give a truly in-depth tour taking you to places not shown in guidebooks and places even the people of Kyoto are unaware of.

    The tour was conceived by Akane Kifune who works at Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata. Gojo is a place that despite being located in the heart of Kyoto, once you take one step into it you are brought to a retro town filled with lush greenery that even the locals don’t know about.

    The theme of the tour is “Look/Taste/Take Photos.” You are taken to photo spots perfect for kimono as recommended by Yumeyakata’s pro cameraman. Participants will also receive exclusive items from cafes and shops in the Gojo area not available to anyone else!

    The tour begins on October 20. Rent out a kimono and tour the hidden shops and cafes of Gojo.

  • Osaka Bubble Festival Song ‘Once In Your Life In Osaka’ Goes Viral on YouTube

    14.August.2018 | SPOT

    Bubble Festival -Osaka Bon 2018- is a huge outdoor festival scheduled for August 25 and 26 that will combine music, dance and traditional culture. To promote the festival, Cool Japan TV released a music video in collaboration with Room39 two weeks ago titled Once In Your Life -Osaka Bon- which has already broken 1 million views on YouTube.

    Cool Japan TV released another viral hit titled Tokyo Bon in collaboration with Malaysian hip-hop artist Namewee last year which currently has over 34 million views. The video acted as a bridge between Japan and the rest of the world, prompting people to post videos of themselves performing the traditional bon odori dance themselves.

    Bubble Festival -Osaka Bon 2018- is the first collaboration between producers Afro&Co. and Japan’s largest influencer marketing company Cool Japan TV. The festival is focused on ensuring foreign tourists can enjoy the event too by offering information and services in multiple languages.

     

    The music video for Once In Your Life In Osaka -Osaka Bon- features popular Thai artist Room39 as well as bon odori choreography by Ukon Takafuji. The colourful video captures the excitement of Osaka tourism and the bubble festival as they sing in English, Japanese, Thai and Chinese.

     

    At the festival you can catch performances from DJ KOO, Ukon Takafuji, CYBERJAPAN DANCERS, SPICY CHOCOLATE, Have a Nice Day! who are known for their exciting live performances, calligrapher Bisen Aoyagi, DJ Afromance, and more.

    Check out the video for yourself to witness the charm of Japanese culture.

     

    ■Information

    Bubble Festival -Osaka Bon 2018-

    Location: Osakajo Ongakudo

    Date: August 25 (Open 4:30pm / Start 5:00pm) / August 26 (Open 12:30pm / Start 1:00pm)

    Price: 1-Day Ticket ¥4,500 (Tax Included)

    *¥1,500 for children aged between the ages of 3 and 12.

    *Children under the age of 3 not permitted.

    Event Website: http://afroand.co/awafes

     

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