Aqua Park Shinagawa will hold the cherry blossom-viewing event, “SAKURA AQUARIUM by NAKED”
20.February.2018 | SPOT
“SAKURA AQUARIUM by NAKED” is an experience-based event created under the concept of “Japanese traditional culture × digital art, the world of cherry blossoms × the world of the sea” which will be held in Tokyo’s leading entertainment park Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa from the 3rd of March 2018 (Sat.) ～ 15th of April 2018 (Sun.).
“Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa” is a place that introduces the charms of the sea world by exhibiting/performing many entertaining works and events using latest digital renditions.
The events which will be held this spring will create a magical world using the motif of cherry blossoms popular among both Japanese people and people from abroad. They are going to offer a new type of entertainment which cannot be experienced just by viewing cherry blossoms by combing the worlds of “traditional culture of Japan × digital art” and “cherry blossoms × the sea.”
●The theme of the events is “the latest cherry blossom-viewing entertainment surrounded by cherry blossoms”
The leading creative company in Japan,“NAKED” will use projection mapping and art works to depict illustrations of vivid colored cherry blossoms and they will use all parts of the room including the ceiling, walls and floor. The guest of the event will be surrounded by cherry blossoms when they enter the venue.
Let’s enjoy this beautiful spring event in this inside facility!
“A new type of dolphin show” which will deliver a“thrilling/new experience” to the viewers.
Precisely created entertainment shows combined with a water curtain, latest technologies and skills of dolphins can be enjoyed inside a circular venue where 1,200 persons can enter (seats:1,211 ＋ standing area) . Don’t miss this show where you can enjoy the movements of dolphins and latest technologies.
<Nighttime> Night performance “Sakuragatari”
Starting time: 19:00 / 20:30 (15 minutes)
<Daytime> Day performance “Haru Ranman”
Starting time: 11:30 / 13:00 /14:30 / 16:00 / 17:30 (15 minutes)
“Digital Sakura” will be depicted by using projection mapping technologies and art works which use the sophisticated design of “Kumiko,” a traditional architecture method. The fish exhibition uses the motif of “flower arrangement” “SAKURA AQUARIUM.”This same atmosphere is created throughout the inside of the aquarium. Each zone inside this aquarium highlights the beauty of cherry blossoms.
●Hanaakari, a cherry blossom café bar where you can enjoy spring-limited drinks
Lit-up choral which looks like cherry blossoms are installed inside the café to portray the magical world of cherry blossoms at nighttime and Japanese umbrellas are decorated on the tables shaped like a water tank. You can enjoy and feel the atmosphere of Japan by viewing living things while drinking alcohol. A little surprise where the petals of cherry blossoms emerge on the counter when receiving a drink can be enjoyed too.
During the period when “SAKURA AQUARIUM” is held, four types of original drinks will be offered.
Let’ s enjoy this latest cherry blossom viewing experience at Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa.
Play With Pingu At Aqua World Oarai, Ibaraki!
04.July.2019 | SPOT
Aqua World Oarai, Ibaraki is collaborating with the world’s favourite childish penguin Pingu. This summer, Pingu will feature in the special event: Penguin-tachi no fushigina sekai Pingu summer festival (Pingu summer festival: Enter the curious world of penguins). The event will run from July 13 to September 1.
Located just a 1.5 hour bus/train ride away, Aqua World Oarai, Ibaraki is in easy reach from Tokyo. It takes just 1 hour 15 minutes to reach by car.
Pingu Photo Spots
Enter the aquarium and you will find numerous Pingu-themed photo spots. Take a photo next to statues of Pingu and friends, or with an original design photo panel. This is the perfect place to create lots of good summer memories with your family or friends and take lots of fun pictures.
Chat with Pingu
You can also enjoy a fun conversation with Pingu by watching fun videos. Come play with the characters and enjoy their cute animations and unique voices. This venue is full of unique and fun experiences.
Uchiwa Fan Stamp Rally (Weekday-limited)
Explore the aquarium to locate the three stamp spots. There is a Pingu, Pinga and Robby stamp spot where you can collect your stamps to complete the picture on your uchiwa fan. Completing the picture on your fan will be as fun as completing a colouring book!
Running: Weekdays (Not running between August 13 ー 16)
※ This event will finish early if all Uchiwa fans are given away before the end of the event.
Pingu will visit the aquarium himself, so enjoy interacting with him!
Running: July 14, 15, 20, 21, 27, 28, August 3, 4 (8 days total).
Times: 11 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, (lasts approx. 30 mins).
Besides the above, there is so much Pingu-tastic fun to be had. Come create some special summer memories with Pingu at Aqua World Oarai, Ibaraki
© 2019 The Pygos Group / (C)MATTEL, NHK, NEP, PPI
Penguin tachi no fushigina sekai Pingu summer festival
(Pingu summer festival: Enter the curious world of penguins)
Running: July 13 ー September 1, 2019
Location: Event space on floor 4 (4階企画展示室)
Aqua World Oarai, Ibaraki
Address: 8252-3 Isohamacho, Oarai machi, Higashiibaraki District, Ibaraki
Pingu Character Website: http://www.pingu.jp/
Goldfish Festival, Fireworks And Much More Family Fun at Aquamarine Fukushima
01.July.2019 | SPOT
During the summer holiday period between July and September, Aquamarine Fukushima is holding a range of events and supporting children to learn about marine life independently. Come join in the festival fun with goldfish scooping games, quoits, and much more. There will also be a fair from August 11 to 15.
Aquamarine Fukushima Rare Creatures Picture Book <Complete the pictures!>
Dates: July 13 ー September 1
Aquamarine Fukushima is displaying rare creatures and ecological systems. The children can write the name of the new creatures they discover in their own picture book. Once they have completed the picture book, it will be an original record of discoveries. As the children record the features of the animals and other organisms they discover, adults will also find this information beneficial when looking around the exhibitions.
How to take part: Pick up an application form at the entranceway on floor 1 of the aquarium main building (Honkan). The answers will all be distributed in one place. (Subject to change).
Summer Aquamarine Fukushima: Children’s Answer Room
Open: July 20 ー September 1
Here, all the answers to the children’s puzzles about Aquamarine life are presented in panels and explained in easy terms. Along with the picture book where the children can record interesting life forms, this is the perfect way to support independent exploration.
Goldfish scooping and Fun Fair
You can purchase goldfish that were bred at the aquarium, or catch them yourself at the goldfish scooping area. There is also a games corner where you and your children can enjoy a range of fun activities such as quoits.
The goldfish building, which just opened last year, will be bringing back its 60cm-large Goldfish Nebuta lantern. To raise spirits during Japan’s O-bon lantern festival, the aquarium will be open for much longer so that a lantern event can be held in the evening.
Iwaki Traditional Vegetable Marché
Open: August 17 ー 18 (11:00 ー 14:00)
Head to the Aquamarine Aguri located outside Aquamarine Fukushima to purchase everyday vegetables as well as Japanese vegetables that have been grown through the cooperation of Iwaki farmers and Iwaki city. The traditional Iwaki marché sells mainly traditional summer vegetables such as okuimo potatoes, yardlong beans, beefsteak plants, kojiroi cucumbers, and much more. From local vegetables to healthy goods, everything is produced at Aquamarine Fukushima.
Iwaki Fireworks Festival
Enjoy the sight of fireworks soaring through the sky before your very eyes from the Aquarium grounds. This large-scale fireworks event will run until 9 pm on August 3.
Running: August 11 ー 15 (8pm) .
※ Last entries: Up to 1hr before closing time.
Come visit Aquamarine Fukushima for a perfect fun-filled day with the family!
Goldfish Display and Sales
Running: August 11 ー 12 (Monday, national holiday)
Times: 10:00 ー15:00、16:30 ー19:00
Goldfish Scooping/ Fair
Running: August 11 ー 15
Times: 16:30 ー19:00
The goldfish scooping event will end once all fish have been caught.
Water Yo-Yo Fishing, Quoits, Fishing Games, Barbecue Skewers: ￥300 per turn.
Address: Tatsumicho-50 Onahama, Iwaki, Fukushima
Official Website: https://www.aquamarine.or.jp/
Enoshima Aquarium’s Summer Decor Designed by VELVETA DESIGN’s Kimi Hasegawa
24.June.2019 | SPOT
Kimi Hasegawa is a representative of VELVETA DESIGN, an interior design company. She has been put in charge of producing the decor and design of Enoshima Aquarium’s upcoming summer event which is set to begin on July 13.
Hikaru no Enosui – Sagami Bay Great Fish Tanks – Day
Hikaru no Enosui – Ocean Encounters – Night
The theme of this event is “light” which will be presented in two forms: Day, which will run through the morning and afternoon, and Night which will begin at 4:00pm. Expect to see glowing jellyfish decorations, art pieces entitled Lace Fish which will be dotted around the aquarium and showcase sea creatures made from lace, and more. Visitors will be pulled into a delicately crafted illuminated underwater world of wonder.
The Lace Fish artwork will be lit up with a colourful show of vivid lights.
During the Night slot, the wireless LED light system FreFlow® will be use to illuminate the aquarium.
Visitors can also observe Sagami Bay and Enoshima from the Ocean Deck which is being refurbished for the event. Enjoy one of the glowing cocktails with someone special while gazing at the captivating nightscape of Enoshima.
Experience an aquarium like never before this summer at Enoshima Aquarium.
Enosui Wonder Aquarium 2019: ~Beautiful Aquarium~ Hikari no Enosui
Running: July 13, 2019 – August 31, 2019
Location: Enoshima Aquarium (2-19-1 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture)
Event Page: https://www.enosui.com/evententry.php?eid=01643
VELVETA DESIGN Website: http://www.velveta.jp/
Shinagawa Prince Hotel’s NINE BAR DJ Music Receives New Theme Everyday
29.May.2019 | SPOT
DINING & BAR TABLE 9 TOKYO is a fabulous dining and bar venue located on the top floor of Shinagawa Prince Hotel. The establishment is known for its “DJ TIME” where a DJ plays music, and it has just been announced that the experience is set to be revamped on May 29 where the theme will change each day.
Ever since its grand opening, the bars of TABLE 9 TOKYO have been leaders of today’s Tokyo with its night scene as its opening hours roll out until 4:00am. It is home to 3 different bars, NINE BAR being one of them, and each enjoys a huge attendance rate including many non-Japanese guests.
The bar and lounge is a place for adults to sit down, enjoy a drink and listen to music. The idea to have a theme change each day is a way for the bar to expand its services by having more options to choose from when it comes to the music.
The first week will begin with jazzy music, and there will be disco music on Wednesday and Thursday for which a new standing area has been set up in front of the DJ booth. On Friday night guests can enjoy getting down to some energetic dance music while on the weekends the playlist will span a wide variety of genres.
Enjoy a sophisticated night out in Tokyo at NINE BAR.
DINING & BAR TABLE 9 TOKYO – NINE BAR –
Location: DINING & BAR TABLE 9 TOKYO (Shinagawa Prince Hotel Main Tower Floor 39F)
Business Hours: NINE BAR 5:00pm-4:00am (DJ TIME 9:00pm-11:45pm *Except Sundays and Mondays)
Charge: Cover Charge ¥1,080 / DJ TIME – Plus Charge Of ¥1,080
DJ TIME Daily Themes
Tuesday: “After hours lounge” – Chill at the start of a busy week with a selection of relaxing jazz music
Wednesday & Thursdays: “Disco NINE” – Disco sounds loved across the globe ★Standing Area available
Friday: “TGIF” – Celebrate the end of the week with some feel-good, energetic Friday night dance music
Saturday: “SIN CITY” – Weekend lounge with a variety of genres aimed at couples and girls
For details on the DJ schedule visit the official NINE BAR website: https://www.princehotels.co.jp/shinagawa/restaurant/contents/table9tokyo/ninebar/
Come see the new baby seal at Sunshine Aquarium! Aquarium turns to the public for name-choosing!
13.May.2019 | SPOT
A mummy and baby Baikal seal can be seen at Sunshine Aquarium, Tokyo from Wednesday 15th May! From the same day, the aquarium will be accepting suggestions for a cute name for the baby seal!
Three weeks after birth, the baby seal started to lose its white baby fur. Now, its fur is completely ash grey! The baby has been weaned off milk and has started to eat fish, however, it is still craving all the attention! When the staff approach, the baby immediately starts to whine and quickly shuffles towards them. The staff stroke the baby’s belly and after looking up at the staff happily, the baby often falls asleep!
The baby seal can be visited by the public from Wednesday 15th May and from the same day, the aquarium will start to take name suggestions from the public. The nickname will be announced on Thursday 13th June!
There is also a chance for you to get your hands on original goods and postcards to celebrate! Please take this opportunity to view these extremely precious Baikal seals and think of a lovely name while you’re at it!
※After a month since birth, the baby will grow black fur and become an adult!
Help the aquarium choose a name for the new baby Baikal seal!
Applications accepted: Weds 15/05 ー Sun 09/06
There will be a ceremony on Thursday 13th June to announce the baby’s name. (subject to change)
Application procedure: The application box will be located at the exit of Sunshine Aquarium. Please write your name suggestion, the reason you chose it and then fill out the necessary information to complete your application. Only one name application can be made per person.
Prizes: The top 10 names will be selected and those who chose the names will receive a selection of Baikal seal-themed goods. Out of all applicants, 50 will be randomly selected by lottery to receive Baikal seal poster which is approximately life-sized! Now that’s the real seal!
※ B1-size poster prize.
Enjoy a dolphin show and projection mapping at Maxell Aqua Park, Shinagawa!
23.April.2019 | SPOT
Maxell Aqua Park, Shinagawa will be running a special event called FLOWER AQUARIUM Directed BY NAKED ーBrand New Sea－ from Saturday 27th April ー Sunday 7th July 2019.
The main attraction of the event is the dolphin performances, which will be even more incredible as a new water fountain is going to be installed at the park. There will be different collaborations running during the day and night, creating an even more spectacular dolphin programme which crosses the boundaries of art!
During the day, there will be a collaboration with female vocal group Little Glee Monster, whose powerful and beautiful vocals and harmonies are worthy of note. The dolphin show will really come alive with the power of their music! The nighttime version features a collaboration with one of Japan’s most creative companies called NAKED Inc., who will also be managing the water tank exhibition areas. Enjoy a show of multicoloured flowers blooming and sunlight glimmering through the trees with the 360-degree projection mapping show. The projection mapping is a fantastic representation of spring, and is further enhanced with the dolphins!
There will also be an exhibition zone dedicated to the water tanks, artwork and colourful projection mapping area. Allow yourself to be completely surrounded by butterflyfish, fluttering like butterflies through the water. Spot the colourful light reflecting off the jellyfish which look like beautiful flowers. Enjoy the relaxing view of a countless number of flowers as the picturesque view of the beginning of summer unfolds.
You can also grab a bite to eat at the cafe bar, which is serving up an original menu with a FLOWER AQUARIUM theme. Come enjoy a moment to yourself regardless of the weather. The cafe is indoors and is the perfect environment for you to enjoy the refreshing taste of the start of summer!
Other event contents include a penguin performance and a jellyfish exhibition which also uses projection mapping over a large area! As we’re approaching the holidays, this is your chance to enjoy a magnificent world through the latest technology, so come on down to Maxell Aqua Park, Shinagawa!
Times: 10:00 am onwards, (5 ー 6 shows, each lasting approx. 15 mins)
※ The schedule of events running during this event period is subject to change.
Maxell Aqua Park, Shinagawa.
Address: 4 Chome-10-30 Takanawa, Minato City, Tokyo (Inside Shinagawa Prince Hotel)
Individual：¥2,200 (adults/ high school students+), ¥1,200 (elementary/middle school students), ¥700 (kindergarten)
Year-long passport ¥4,200 (adults/ high school students+), ¥2,300 (elementary/middle school students), ¥1,300 (kindergarten)
※ There are two event attractions. Each costs ¥500 to attend once.
Event period: Saturday 27th April ー Sunday 7th July 2019.
Saturday 27th April ー Monday 6th May (8:30 ー 22:00)
Tuesday 7th May ー ー Sunday 7th July (10:00 ー 22:00)
※ Last entries accepted up to 1 hour before closing time.
Maxell Aqua Park, Shinagawa official website: www.aqua-park.jp
Iki Iruka Park in Nagasaki Prefecture is undergoing renovation and is set to reopen on April 25 with new facilities and programs.
Iki Iruka Park first opened in 1995. Located in the city of Iki on the island of Iki, the park enjoys up to 20,000 visitors a year. Its reopening will see a new cafe space open where the park will be open from morning time, something rarely seen on the island of Iki. The cafe menu will include items never before served in Iki such as pancakes from VERY FANCY®―a shop in Tokyo―as well as açaí bowls using local fruits and more. There will also be food served with local produce such as Iki brand beef, seasonal ingredients and so on. In the future the park hopes to be open at dinner time too as well as serve alcohol such as the Iki shochu from the shochu brewery that opened last year.
The new Iki Iruka Park will make full use of the surrounding natural environment for visitors to come into contact with the dolphins more, swim with them, and experience what it’s like to be a trainer amongst other activities. There will also be a special 1-night stays for 1 person where they get to spend 24 hours with the dolphins.
Iki Iruka Park
Address: Katsumotocho Higashifure, Iki, Nagasaki Prefecture
Opening Hours: Weekdays 9:30-17:30 / Weekends & Holidays 9:30-17:00
Non-Residents General ¥500 / Junior High School Students and below ¥250
Residents: Free (Citizen Card Required)
Known as the LovePiano, this colourful piece of musical equipment is on display at the entrance of ecute Shinagawa at the central ticket gates of JR Shinagawa Station until January 27.
This upright Yamaha piano is free to be played by anyone that passes by. It was designed in 2017 by Japanese painter and illustrator Kei Tachikawa and a group of 4 students from Ochabi Institute (Ochanomizu Bijutsu Gakuin). It has been played by many people up and down Japan at stations, music events and elsewhere.
If you’re passing through JR Shinagawa Station this month make sure you’re on the lookout for this bright and colourful piano.
Location: ecute Shinagawa, JR Shinagawa Station Central Ticket Gates (2-1-78 Konan, Minato Ward, Tokyo)
Running: January 12, 2019 – January 27, 2019
LovePiano Official Website: https://jp.yamaha.com/products/contents/pianos/lovepiano/index.html
Exhibition of Bizarre Creatures to be Held at Sunshine Aquarium in 2019
15.December.2018 | SPOT
Sunshine Aquarium in Ikebukuro, Tokyo is set to host its third Hen na Ikimono Ten (‘Exhibition of Strange Living Creatures’) from March 30 to early July next year in collaboration with Ikuo Hayakawa, author of the best-selling book Hen na Ikimono. The first and second exhibitions brought in close to 200,000 people.
The exhibition will feature a line-up of odd-looking animals with detailed audio commentaries from Ikuo Hayakawa himself to create an experience that will feel like you are immersed in the book.
Some of the creatures on display include the Peters’ elephantnose fish which has a chin like that of an elephant’s trunk, the Armadillo girdled lizard which puts its tail in its mouth and rolls up into a ball when it feels threatened, and the spindly, spider-like arrow crab. More creatures are scheduled to be announced in the near future.
If you’re a fan of weird and wacky wildlife then don’t miss out on this special exhibition.
Sunshine Aquarium x Ikuo Hayakawa 3rd ‘Hen na Ikimono’ Exhibition
Running: March 20, 2019 – Early July 2019
Location: Sunshine Aquarium
*Priced at ¥400 for users of the aquarium or observation deck and yearly pass holders.
Address: 3-1-3 Higashiikebukuro, World Import Mart Bldg. Rooftop, Toshima Ward, Tokyo
Now until March 20, 2019 – 10:00-18:00
From March 21, 2019 – 10:00-21:00
Price: Adults (High School Students and Above) ¥2,200 / Children (Elementary & Middle School Students) ¥1,200 / Infants (4+ years) ¥700
Official Website: http://www.sunshinecity.co.jp
Eat All the Meat You Can at ecute Shinagawa’s ‘Shinagawa MEAT LOVERS’ Event
22.September.2018 | FOOD
Shinagawa Station is a convenient location for travel as not only do bullet trains arrive and depart there but it’s also very easy to get to airports.
The Tokyo Meat Market takes place every October in Shinagawa which brings people flocking from afar to get their teeth stuck into the meat on offer. In line with this year’s market, another event titled “Shinagawa MEAT LOVERS” will take place at ecute Shinagawa South from October 1 to 21.
Take a look below to see what you can expect to look forward to at the event.
TAMEALS Classic Burger w/Fries – ¥900 @ TAMEALS (ecute Shinagawa South)
This burger boasts a filling patty with an original bun made completely with whole grain flour that both hug together to make the perfect combination. If you’re looking for a quality burger then don’t pass up this opportunity. Served from 11:00am.
La Terre Hot Dog – ¥378 @ Boulangerie La Terrie (ecute Shinagawa South)
La Terre’s hot dog is made with sausage from Kyushu that is completely free of preservatives and colouring agents. The rich, sweet and soft bread they use is made from 100% wheat flour.
Anshen Buffu (Roti & Pastrami) – Whole ¥1,188 / Half ¥594 @ PAUL (ecute Shinagawa)
This sandwich is made with PAUL’s exquisite bread and is packed with roast beef and pastrami. The roast beef is combined with a horseradish sauce. The flavour goes perfectly with sake. Available at ecute Shinagawa only.
Meat Bento / Onigiri
Japanese Black Beef Bento – ¥2,650 @ Asakusa Imahan (ecute Shinagawa)
This luxurious bento set brings out the full flavour of its Japanese Black wagyu that can be enjoyed together as both sukiyaki and yakiniku. Available at ecute Shinagawa only.
Japanese Black Beef & Black Angus “W Black” Beef Hamburg Steak Bento – ¥1,380 @ MADE IN JAPAN Tsubame Grill (ecute Shinagawa)
Tsubame Grill’s Hamburg steak is made with two kinds of 100% beef, clocking in at a hearty 160g. Experience its delicious flavour available just for this event. Available at ecute Shinagawa only.
Char Siu Yaki Onigiri – ¥260 Each @ Onigiridokoro Kongariya (ecute Shinagawa)
This plump onigiri is topped with a cheddar cheese-covered char siu covered in a steak sauce. Available at ecute Shinagawa only.
Basque Style Terrine – 1 Pack ¥650 @ Table Ogino (ecute Shinagawa)
A spicy patty made in the image of the Basque Country. It’s packed with pig ear and tongue that give texture, pork, and chicken liver. The flavour of everything has been condensed into the patty for a richer taste.
Wagyu Sukiyaki Steamed Bun – ¥445 Each @ PAOPAO (ecute Shinagawa)
Enjoy the full flavour of Yamagata beef wrapped carefully into a steamed bun. Available at ecute Shinagawa only. Only 20 made per day.
Japanese Beef With Seasoned Oyster Mushrooms (100g) – ¥798 @ RF1 (ecute Shinagawa South)
This beef platter lets you enjoy the full delicious flavour of meat. The beef goes perfectly with the salt and peppers oyster mushrooms. Limited quantity available.
Yanesen Grape Anmitsu – ¥604 @ Funabashiya (ecute Nippori)
These sweet treats are a collaboration with Vegeo Vegeo. They are pione grapes covered with anmitsu―syrup covered anko―from Yanesen. Available at ecute Nippori only.
Kawane Sencha Siberia Cake – ¥648 @ Dalloyau (ecute Nippori)
This cake is made in collaboration with Thés du Japon which opened in Yanaka, Tokyo in August this year. The cake is filled with a mousse made with Kawane sencha tea and an anko jelly. Available at ecute Nippori only.
Imomitsu Roll Cake – ¥480 Per Slice @ Drip Mania (ecute Nippori)
This product is made in collaboration with Amendoroya, a shop specialising in imomitsu – honeyed potato. They have taken Drip Mania’s popular roll cake and made it more delicious with purple sweet potato. Available at ecute Nippori only.
A campaign is also being held to get people walking around the district of Yanesen. It is taking place in collaboration with products from shops around Yanesen as well as products in ecute Nippori using ingredients from places around Yanesen. Get your hands on the map and enjoy walking around the neighbourhood.
As well as the delicious meaty goodness listed above there’s plenty more where that game from, so head to Shinagawa this October.
Fantastical Aquarium Arriving to Kyocera Dome Osaka on July 28
27.July.2018 | SPOT
An aquarium themed event is making its way to Sky Hall of Kyocera Dome Osaka’s Sky Hall on July 28 and will run to August 26 during which people can enjoy watching a captivating show of fish inside lit-up tanks.
Expect to see goldfish as well as a range of freshwater fish like the Japanese rice fish. Photography is also allowed so you can take plenty of great photos in the magical, vibrant worlds of the fish.
The Sketch Aquarium which was popular last year is making a reappearance in the form of a huge 10 meter screen. There will also be an insect corner with rhinoceros beetles and stag beetles which are popular with Japanese kids.
Experience a wondrous artistic world created by a variety of fish species.
360° Digital Fireworks to Light Up Summer at Maxell Aqua Park in Shinagawa
29.June.2018 | SPOT
Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa is inviting summer in with HaNaBi aquarium by NAKED, an event that will run from July 1st to September 9th with lots of fun things to enjoy including fireworks in the aquarium, goldfish catching, festive paper lanterns, music and more.
Projection mapping will be used to decorate the aquarium entrance with countless stars. Touching the walls that enclose the water tanks offers an interactive experience where fireworks will appear wherever you touch.
Fireworks will twinkle above the tanks where the goldfish swim, and colourful paper lanterns dangling from the ceiling will glow, giving a Japanese summer vibe.
There will be a cafe and bar covered in beautiful and magical umbrella fireworks that shine in the dark. There will be special drinks available for the event. Upon ordering a drink at the bar, one of three random firework displays will show.
Digital Fireworks & Nighttime Dolphin Performance
The dolphin performance will combine the dynamic sounds of taiko drums and fireworks to evoke that feeling of festivity. Enjoy a collaboration between dolphins and digital fireworks.
July 1 – August 10 @ 7:30pm / 8:30pm
August 11 – August 15 @ 7:00pm / 8:00pm / 9:00pm
August 16 – September 9 @ 7:30pm / 8:30pm
The contents of this year’s event have one upped to elevate that Japanese summer festival atmosphere. Enjoy a seat in the 360° stadium to witness a summer experience available nowhere else but at Aqua Park.
Head to Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa to witness the latest in innovative technology and entertainment.