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INDEX

A
Air Raids - March
Ajisai - June
Akamondera - Jan, Fuly
Akasaka Hikawa Shrine - Sept.
Akiba Shrine - Nov
Amagoi (rain prayer) - Aug.
Ameyoko - Dec
Ana Hachiman Shrine - Oct., Dec
Antiques - Enter Antiques from top of Cover Page
Aoi Shrine - Oct.
Aomori Nebuta - Jan.
Aoyama Gujo Odori - June
Aoyama - Others
Arai Yakushi - Jan., Antiques
Asagao Ichi - July
Asagao Ondo (Dance) - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Asagaya Tanabata Matsuri - August
Asakusa Antiques Show - Antiques
Asakusa Children's Kabuki - Oct.
Asakusa Hashigonori - Jan.
Asakusa - Others (Snow)
Asakusa Samba Carnival - Aug
Asakusabashi - March, May
Asakusa Shrine - March, May
Asakusa Zatsugeidan - Jan.
Ashikaga Flower Park - April
Atago Shrine - June, Sept.
Autumn Equinox - Sept
Awa Odori - July, Aug.
Azabu Juban Summer Festival
Azalea Festival - April
B
Baiso-in Temple - June
Baseball - May, Nov.
Bean Throwing - Jan
Bentenjima - July
Bettara Ichi - Oct
Binzasara Mai (Asakusa Sensoji) - May (Sanja Matsuri 2012)
Bishamonten - July
Blue Impulse - Nov.
Bokutei Sakura Matsuri - March
Bon Odori - June, July, Aug
Bonsai- Enter from Bonsai on Top Page
Boroichi - Dec., Antique
Botan (Peony) - Jan, April
Buddha in Kamakura - Others
Buddha's Birthday - April
Budokan - Jan
Bugaku - April, Oct.
Bunguku Chagama - Tatebayashi (enter from Top Page)
C
Calligraphy (First Calligraphy of Year at Budokan) - Jan.
Ceramics - see Ceramics entering from Top Page
Cherry Blossoms - March, April
Chichibu Night Festival - Dec.
Chidorigafuchi - March, April, July
Chigosan - Jan, April, Oct, Nov.
Children's Day - May, Oct.
Children's Kabuki - May (Teppozu Inari), Aug (Fukagawa Tomioka Shrine), March. (Asakusa Sensoji)
Children's Karate - Aug. (Fukagawa Tomioka Shrine)
Children's Mikoshi - Aug. (Fukagawa Tomioka Shrine)
China town - Feb., Oct
Chinowa Kuguri - June
Chochin Matsuri of Kuki - July
Chomeiji - Jan.
Chomeiji Sakuramochi - Jan.
Chrysanthemum - Nov
Chukagai - Oct
Cold Water - Jan, Feb
Collored Leaves - Nov. Dec. Kamakura
Coming of Age - Jan
Colored Leaves - Nov., Dec
Confucious - April, Others
Cosmos Festival - Sept
D
Daibutsu - April, Kamakura
Daidai Kagura - April
Daidogei - April
Daihannya - February
Daikoku Matsuri - Jan.
Daikon Matsuri - Jan
Daimyo Gyoretsu - Nov.
Daita Hachiman - Jan
Daruma Ichi - Jan
Daruma Kuyo - Feb.
Datsue-ba - July
Dengaku - Aug
Denpoin - Japanese Garden
Dezomeshiki - Jan.
Dezuiri - Jan
Doburoku Matsuri - Nov
Dolls - March, May
Double Ten (Taiwan National Day) - October
Doyo Ushino-hi - July
Dragon Dance - Oct. (Asakusa)
Dream Yosakoi - Nov
E
Edo Firemen's Memorial Service - May
Eel - July
Ebara Shrine - June
Eisa - July
Ekoda - Oct
Emperor's Birthday - Dec.
Encho - Aug
Engakuji - Kamakura, April
Enma - Jan, July
Enoshima - Aug., Others
Enoshima Shrine - July
Entenji Temple - Nov
F
Fake Food - Oct. (Kappabashi)
Falconry - Jan
Fertility Festival - April
Firemen's Memorial Service - May
Fire Walk - March, Nov
Fireworks Display - July, Aug.
Fish Market - Others
Folk Dance and Music - Nov.
Folliages (Colored Leaves) - Nov., Dec. Kamakura
Forty Seven Ronin - Dec.
Fox March of Oji - Dec.
Fuchu - May
Fuji (mountain) - June
Fuji (Wisteria) Matsuri - April
Fukagawa Tomioka Hachiman - Aug
Funatogyo (Asakusa Shrine) - March
Furin - July
Furukawa Garden - May, Nov.
Fussa Tanabata - Aug.
G
Gagaku - Oct.
Geisha - March, April
Genpuku - Jan
Giant Morning Glory - July
Ginkgo - Dec
Ginkgo Tree in Kamakura - March
Goh Daijingu (Kugenuma) - Aug.
Gojo Tenjinsha - May
Gokokuji - April, Antique
Gold Fish - July
Golden Dragon Dance - March
Gonshoji - July
Gohyaku Rakan - Oct
Gokokuji - April, Antique
Goryo Shrine in Kamakura - Sept.
Goyo Hajime - Jan
Great Buddha (Kamakura) - Others
Great Tokyo Air Raids - March
Ground Cherry Fair - June, July
Gujo Odori - June
Gyoki - April
Gyosen Koen - July
H
Hachioji Matsuri - Aug.
Hagoita - Dec
Hakone Yumoto - November
Hakusan Shrine - June
Halloween - Oct.
Hamar Rkyu Garden - Jan, March, Dec.
Hanabi - Juy, Aug.
Hanagasa Ondo - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Hana Mandoh (Yaho Tenmangu) - Sept.
Hana Matsuri - April
Hanahata Otori Shrine Shishimai - July
Hanazono Shrine - May, Antiques
Haneda Shrine - July
Hanno Matsuri - Nov.
Harajuku - Others
Harajuku Super Yosakoi - Aug.
Hari Kuyo - Feb
Haru-no-Nanakusa - Jan.
Hasedera (Hase Kan-non) - June
Hashigonori - Jan (Dezomeshiki). May (Firemen's Memorial Service)
Hasu - July, Aug.
Hatsu-Konpira - Jan.
Hatsu Uma - Feb
Hatsu Yakushi (Arai Yakushi) - Jan.
Heiwajima Antique Fair - Antiques
Hibiya Park - July
Hibiya Park Bon Odori - Aug.
Hie Shrine - Jan. (New Year Days), June (Sanno Matsuri), Nov. (Shichigosan), Nov. (Shichigosan)
Higan - March, Sept
Higanbana - Sept
Hikawa Shrine (Akasaka) - Sept.
Hikawa Shrine (Meguro) - Sept
Hikawa Shrine (Nakano) - Oct
Hikawa Shrine (Omiya) - Jan.
Hikeshi - Jan (Dezomeshiki), June (Mimeguri Shrine)
Hinamatsuri - March
Hiratsuka Tanabata Matsuri - July
Hiwatari - March
Hoin Kagura - Nov.
Hondoji Temple - June, Nov.
Honjo Matsuri - Nov.
Hono Sumo - April
Hoozuki Ichi - June, July
Horikiri Shobuen - June
Horojishi - Sept. (Ishioka no Matsuri)
Horoku - July
Horseback Archery - See: Yabusame
Horse Meat Restaurant - Enter from Yoshiwara on Top Page
Hyakkaen - Feb
Hyakumanben Nenbutsu - June
Hyakunintai - Sept
Hydrangea - June
I
Ice Water Bathing - Jan
Ichiyo Raifuku - Dec
Icho - Dec
Ikazuchi Daihannya - February
Ikegami Honmonji - Jan., Aug., Oct
Imperial Palace - Jan, June
IInagi Aoi Shrine Shishimai - Oct.
nokashira Park - March
International Roses and Gardening Show - May
Ippan Sanga - Jan
Irezumi (tattoo) - May (Nishi-Asa San-Kita Mikoshi)
Iris Flowers - June
Iriya Kishibojin - July
Iruma Aviation Festival - Nov.
Ishioka no Matsuri - Sept.
Issa Matsuri - Nov
Itako Ayame Matsuri (Yomeiribune) - June
Izmo Kagura - Nov.
Izu (Kawazu Sakura Matsuri) - March
J

Jindaiji - May
Jindaiji Botanical Gardens - May and Others
Jingu Ball Park - May
Jizo - July
Jojuin Temple - June
Joya-no-kane - Dec
Juzu - June
K
Kabe (Shishimai at Nogami, Ome) - Oct.
Kabuki - May, Oct.
Kachiya Festival - May
Kadozuke - Jan.
Kagami Biraki - Jan
Kagoshima Ohara Ondo - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Kagura - April, Aug, Sept, Nov.
Kagura Hajime (Kanda Myojin) - Jan.
Kagurazaka - July
Kaichu Inari - Sept
Kairakuen (Mito) - March/Japanese Garden
Kakizome - Jan.
Kakunori - Oct
Kamakura - March, Aug., Others
Kameido Koinobori Matsuri - May
Kameido Tenjin - Jan, Feb, AprilKanamara Matsuri - April
Kanayama Shrine - April
Kanchu Suiyoku - Jan
Kanda Matsuri - May
Kanda Myojin - Jan, May, Nov.
Kanuma - Oct.
Kappabashi - July
Kappore - July (Ueno Summer Fest)
Kansho Matsuri - Oct
Kappabashi - Oct.
Karasumori Inari (Shinbashi) - May
Karate (Children) - Aug. (Fukagawa Tomioka Shrine)
Kasai Shinzoji Daihannya (February)
Kasai Shrine - Antiques, Sept. (Festival)
Kasuga Shrine (Nogami, Ome) Shishimai - Oct.
Katase Enoshima - Others
Katori Shrine - April, May
Katsushika Hanabi Taikai - July
Katsushika Traditional Crafts Building - Others
Kawagoe Matsuri - Oct.
Kawasaki Daishi - Jan., July, Dec.
Kawazu Sakura Matsuri - March
Kenchoji - Kamakura, April
Kichijoji Autumn Festival - Sept.
Kifune Matsuri - May
Kikiriko - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Kingyo Matsuri - July
Kinuta - March
Kinryu-no Mai - March
Kiraigo - August
Kiriko Festival at Yasukuni Shrine - March
Kishibojin (Iriya) - July
Kishibojin (Zoshigaya) - Oct
Kitano Shrine - Feb
Kitazawa Hachiman - Sept.
Kite - Feb, May
Kitsune no Gyoretsu (Fox March) - Dec.
Kiyari - June (Mimeguri Shrine)
Kiyosume Garden - Nov.
Koami Shrine - Nov
Kobudo - April
Kodomo Kabuki - May
Kodomo-no-Hi - May
Kofukuji - Jan.
Koganei Park - April
Koganji Temple - Others
Koi-nobori - May, Tatebayashi (enter from top page)
Koiwa Zenyoji Temple (Chrysanthemum & Pine Tree) - Nov.
Koishikawa Korakuen - Feb. March, Dec.
Kokkeisetsu - Oct
Komuso - July
Konpira - Jan.
Korakuen - Feb., March, Dec.
Kosaiji (Kiraigo) - August
Koto Matsuri - Oct
Kototoi Dango - Jan.(Shichifukujin)
Kotokuin (Great Buddha in Kamakura) - April, Kamakura
Kugenuma Goh Daijingu - Aug.
Kuhonbutsu - Aug
Kuki's Chochin Matsuri - July
Kumagaya Uchiwa Matsuri - July
Kumano Shrine - Sept
Kunozan Toshogu - Mt. Fuji
Kurayami Matsuri - May
L
Lantern Festival of Kuki - July
Lion Dance - May
Lotus Flowers - July, Aug. Kamakura
M
Mamemaki - Feb.
Manaita-biraki - Jan
Manto Mikoshi - June
Martial Arts - Jan, April
Mashiko - May
Mask Procession of Goryo Shrine - Sept.
Matoi - May (Firemen's Memorial Service)
Matsuchiyama Shoden - Jan
Matsudo Shishimai - Sept.
Meguro Fudo - Oct
Meguro River Sakura Matsuri - April
Meigetsu-in - June
Meiji Jingu - Jan, April, Nov
Meiji Jingu Gaien - Dec
Menkake Gyoretsu - Sept.
Midwinter Ice Water Bathing - Jan
Miho-no-Matsubara - Mount. Fuji
Mikazuki Fudo - July
Mikoshi - May, June, Aug
Mikoshi Matsuri at Kiba Koen - Oct.
Mimeguri Jinja - Jan. (Shichifukujin), June (Kiyari Ondo Memorial Monument)
Minami Koshigaya Awa Odori - Aug.
Minzoku Geino - Nov.
Mitama Matsuri - July
Mito Kairakuen - March/Japanese Garden
Mizumoto Koen (Park) - June
Mizudome-no-Mai - July
Mochitsuki - Jan
Monk Soldiers - Feb
Moon Viewing at Mukojima Hyakkaen - Sept.
Morioka Shishimai - Nov.
Morning Glory Fair - July
Moto-Mishima Shrine - May
Moxa - July
Mt. Fuji - Enter Mt. Fuji from the top of Cover Page
Mt. Tsukuba - May
Mukojima - March, April
Mukojima Hyakkaen - Jan, Feb, Sept.
Musashi Murayama Yokonakaba Shishimai - April
Myokendo Temple - Feb
N

Nagasaki Shrine - May
Nakae (horse meat restaurant) - Enter from Yoshiwara on the Top Page
Nakamura-kai - May (Nishi-Asa San-Kita Mikoshi)
Nakayama Hokke Dera - Others
Namiyoke Shrine - June
Nanakusa 0 Jan.
Nanzoin Temple - Jan
Narita Gion Matsuri - July
Narita-san Shinshoji New Year - Jan.
Nebuta - Jan.
Netsuke - July
New Year's Eve - Dec
New Year Chinatown - Feb.
Nezu Museum - March
Nezu Shrine - April, Sept.
Night Festival of Torigoe Shrine - June
Nichiren - Others
Nihon Seinenkan - Nov.
Nihonbashi - June (Hie Shrine - Shitamachi Rengo Mikoshi Parade)
Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Matsuri - October
Nihondaira - Mount. Fuji
Nikko - Nikko
Nishi-Arai Daishi - Jan., Feb., April, July, Dec.
Nishi Asakusa (Nishi-Asa San-Kita) - May
Nishimonai Bon Odori - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Nogami (Ome) Shishimai - Oct.
Nobe - Street Performance - April
Nogi Shrine - Sept., Oct., Antiques
Noto Kiriko Festival (at Yasukuni Shrine) - March
Nyugakushiki - April
O
Odaiba - Nov
Odawara - Nov.
OEDO Antique Market - Antiques
OEDO Shinyo (Mikoshi) Matsuri - Oct.
Oeshiki - Oct
Ohara Hadaka Matsuri - Sept.
Oharabushi - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Oiran Dochu - April (Asakusa)/ September (Shinagawa), Yoshiwara (enter from Top Page)
Oji Inari - Feb.., Dec.
Oji Fox March - Dec.
Oji Shrine - Aug
Okinawa Eisah - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Okuiishi - Nov.
Okunitama Shrine - May
Okunitama Shrine New Year - Jan.
Okuyama (Asakusa Children's Kabuki - Oct.
Ome Taisai (grand festival) - May
Omen Kaburi - Aug
Omiya Hikawa Shrine New Year - Jan.
Omote Sando - Others
Ono Teruzaki Shrine - May, June
Orchid Festival - Feb.
Osame-fuda - Dec.
Osame no Daishi - Dec.
Oshima - Nov.
Ose-no-Shishimai - July
Otakiage - Dec.
Otori Shrine - Nov
Oyama-biraki - June
P
Peony - Jan, April
Photo Galleries - See Museums
Pitch Dark Festival - May
Plum Blossoms - Feb
Prura Mume Festival - Feb.
Purification Rite in Midwinter - Jan, Feb
R
Rain Prayer at Tsurugashima - Aug.
Rakan - Oct
Rakugo - Aug
Rape-Blossoms at Hama Rikyu - March
Regatta - April
Right Wing Groups - August (Yasukuni Shrine)
Rikugien - March, Nov.
Rosary - June
Rose - May, Nov.
Ryukoji Temple - Others
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Sahara no Taisai - Oct.
Sakura - March, April
Sakura Autumn Festival - Oct.
Samba Carnival - Aug
Sample Foods - Oct. (Kappabashi)
Sanja Matsuri - May
Sankeien Garden - April, June, Dec.
Sanno Matsuri - June
Sansa Odori - July (Ueno Summer Fest)
Sanza-no-mai - Sept
Sarumawashi - Jan. (New Year at Zojoji)
Satte Summer Festival - July
Satsuki - Bonsai, May
Sawara no Taisai - Oct.
Seibu Dome - May
Seido - July
Seijin-no-Hi - Jan
Sengakuji - Dec.
Sensoji - Jan, Feb, March, April, May, July, Nov, Dec
Setagaya Boroichi - Dec., Antique
Setsubun - Feb
Seven Five Three (7-5-3) - Nov
Shibamata Hachiman Shrine - Oct.
Shibamata Taishakuten - Jan., Feb. April
Shibarare Jizo - Jan
Shiba Rikyu Garden - March, Dec.
Shibukawa Dashi Matsuri - Aug.
Shichifukujin - Jan.
Shichifukujin at Toranomon Konpira Shrine - Jan.
Shinagawa Shrine - April, June
Shinagawa Shukuba Matsuri - September
Shinjuku - July, Antique (Antique Fair in Shinjuku)
Shinjuku Gyoen Garden - March, Nov.
Shinobazu-no-Ike (Pond) - April, July, Aug., Antiques
Shinshoji Temple - June
Shinzoji - February
Shirahige Shrine - Jan.
Shirasagi no Mai - April, Nov.
Shishi Matsuri - June
Shishimai - April, May, July, Sept., Oct., Nov.
Shitamachi Tanabata Matsuri - July
Shitaya Shrine - May
Shobu Matsuri - June
Shoe Festival - Nov.
Shoheiko - Others
Shojuin Temple - Feb
Shooting - Sept
Shosenji Temple - Jan, July
Showa Kinen Koen (Park) - Sept
Showa Machi - May
Shubun-no-hi - Sept
Shunbun-no-hi - March
Shunsetsu -Feb.
Sky Tree - April
Snow - Others
Snow in Tokyo (2012) - Feb.
Sohei Gyoretsu - Feb
Sojiji - Nov., Others
Sojusetsu (Taiawan National Foundation Day) - October
So-Kei Baseball - May, Nov.
So-Kei Regatta - April
Spring Equinox - March
Street Performance (Yokohama) - April
Sugamo - Others
Suigyo - Feb
Sumida Inari Shrine - June
Sumida Koen (Park) - April
Sumidagawa Shichifukujin Meguri - Jan.
Sumida Park (April)
Sumida River Regatta - April
Sumiyoshi Shrine (Tsukuda) - August
Sumo - Jan, April (Yasukuni Hono Sumo)
Suneori (Amagoi) - Aug.
Susanoo Shrine - June
Suzu (Kiriko Festival at Yasukuni) - March
Sweet Potato - Oct
Sword Dance - Sept
T
Ta-asobi - Feb
Tachikawa (Showa Memorial Park) - Sept
Tachikawa Suwa Shrine Festival - Aug.
Taishakuten - Jan., April
Taisoji - July
Takagari - Jan
Takahashi-gume - May (Nishi-Asa San-Kita Mikoshi)
Takahata Fudo - Jan
Takao - March (Firewalk), Oct. (Autumn Festival), Nov. (Momiji Matsuri)
Takara-no-Mai - May
Takarada Ebisu Shrine - Oct
Takasaki Matsuri - Aug.
Takata-no-Baba - Oct.
Takeshita Dori - Others
Takigi Kagura - Aug
Takoage - May
Tamahime Inari Shrine - Nov.
Tamonji - Jan. (Shichifukujin)
Tanabata Matsuri - July
Tango-no-Sekku - May
Tatebayashi - Enter from Top Page
Tateishi - Others
Tatsunokuchi - Others
Tattoo - May (Nishi-Asa San-Kita Mikoshi)
Tekomai (Koto Matsuri) - Oct
Tenno-sai Festival - June, July
Teppozu Inari - Jan, May
Tobi - Jan (Dezomeshiki), June (Mimeguri Shrine)
Tochigi Autumn Feswtival - Nov.
Togenuki Jizo - Others
Togo Shrine - Antiques
Toji - Dec
Tojotei - April, Nov
Tokyo Air Raids - March
Tokyo Dome (Orchid Festival) - Feb.
Tokyo Memorial Hall - March
Tokyo Sky Tree - April
Tokyo Station - Others
Tokyo University - Dec
Tokyo University of Fine Arts - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine - Antiques
Tondo-yaki - Jan
Tonogayato Japanese Garden - Japanese Garden
Toranomon Konpira - Jan.
Toraya (Hina Dolls) - March
Torigoe Shrine - Jan, June
Tori-no-ichi - Nov
Toro Nagashi - July
Toshi-no-ichi - Dec
Toshogu (Nikko) - Nikko
Toshogu (Kuno-zan) - Mt. Fuji
Toyokawa Inari - Feb
Tozenji Temple - March, Nov.
Tropical Garden - Others
Tsukiji Fish Market - Others
Tsukiji Jogai Shijo - Dec.
Tsukiji Shishi Matsuri - June
Tsukuba Festival - May
Tsukudajima - July
Tsukuda Sumiyoshi Shrine - August
Tsurugaoka Hachiman - March, Aug, Sept, Kamakura.
Tsurugashima - Aug.
Tsurugi no Mai - Sept
Tsurumi - Nov., Others
Tsutsuji (Azalea) Matsuri - April
Tuna - Others
U
Ueno Ameyoko - Dec
Ueno Park - March, April, uly, Others (Snow)
Ueno- Shinobazu-no-Ike (July)
Ueno Summer Festival - July, Antiques
Ueno Toshogu - Jan, April
Ume Matsuri - Feb
Unagi - July
Urayasu Sanja Matsuri - June
Ushijima Shrine - Sept.
Usokae - Jan
W
Wanagaya no Shishimai - Sept.
White Heron Dance - April
White Lotus - Kamakura
Wind Bell - July
Winter Peonies - Jan
Winter Solstice - Dec
Wisteria Festival - April
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Yabusame - April (Asakusa), Sept. (Tsurugaoka Hachiman), Oct. (Takata-no-Baba, Ana Hachiman), Kamakura
Nov. (Meiji Shrine)
Yabusame - April (Asakusa), May (Nikko), Oct. (Yasukuni), Oct. (Ana Hachiman), Nov. (Meiji Jingu)
Yagenbori Fudo - Dec
Yaho Tenmangu - Sept.
Yakuoin - March
Yasuda Kusuo Residence (Hina Matsuri) - March
Yasukuni Shrine - Jan., March, April, July, August, Oct., Antiques
Yatsu Rose Garden - May
Yatsume Unagi (Kansho Matsuri) - Oct
Yokohama - Oct
Yokohama Chinatown - Feb.
Yokohama Kimono Fair - Antique
Yokohama Kottou Antique Fair - Antique
Yokohama Street Performance - April
Yokonakaba Shishimai - April
Yokoshiba (Kiraigo) - August
Yokota AB Friendship Festival - Sept.
Yosakoi - July (Ueno Summer Fest.), Nov., Aug.
Yoshiwara - April (Oiran Dochu), Yoshiwara (enter from Top Page)
Yumemakura - Jan
Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome - Others
Yushima Seido - April, Others
Yushima Taiko - July (Ueno Summer Fest.)
Yushima Tenjin - Feb, May, Nov
Z
Zen - Others
Zenkokuji - July
Zenyoji Temple - Nov.
Zojoji - Jan., Feb., April
Zoshigaya Kishibojin - Oct