Kamata Movies Festival


From Ukiyoe to Anime, experience the history of Japan’s creative art at Haneda Airport.

Experience an armor-making class and join the Samurai Parade in your original Japanese armor!


On Sunday February 5th, 2017, the second Samurai Parade “Yomigaeru Mushashi-Nitta” will be held in Musash-Nitta.

International City Ota Festival on Sky Day at Haneda


With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics coming in 2020,  Haneda Airport will see international flights steadily increase over the next few years, with more foreign tourists than ever before visiting Japan and landing at Ota ward's Haneda. Ota City, as an international city connected to the world, therefore holds this International City Ota Festival at Haneda airport in order [...]

Take a Bath with Godzilla

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A public bathhouse in Tokyo's Ota ward is playing host to an offbeat collaboration with the movie Shin Godzilla (Godzilla Resurgence). The Dai-Ni Hinode-Yu bathhouse, which draws water from the area's unusual black hot spring, now features a landscape mural of Godzilla created by Mizuki Tanaka, Japan's only female bathhouse mural artist. Taking a bath [...]

Ikegami Honmonji Temple Oeshiki

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Ikegami Honmonji Oeshiki Festival is one of Tokyo’s most famous and memorable festivals, with a history dating back more than 730 years. The festival celebrates the anniversary of the death of famous Buddhist teacher and saint Nichiren. Oeshiki celebrations to honor Nichiren, founder of the Nichiren sect of Buddhism, occur around Japan in mid-October, but [...]

Senzoku-Ike Autumn Festival


Senzoku-ike is a relaxing park and pond area located in Northern Ota Ward. Senzoku-Ike is home to several yearly events throughout the season, but one of the best is the Autumn Festival held each year in early September (typically the first Sunday of September). During this time, tourists can explore Senzoku-Ike pond and shrine and [...]

Haneda Matsuri

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The annual Haneda Matsuri, or Haneda Festival, is held on the last week of July every year.

Kojiya Awa Dance


Kojiya Awa dance is known as a seasonal tradition of Ota city. Across 2 days, about 1,200 people cooperate and line up in 18 rows to cheer up the crowd with their dance. About 200 kids line up in 3 rows and dance as well. It is definitely a sight to see. Getting there Tokyu airport line [...]

Lanterns at Senzoku Lake


The lit lanterns in the darkness of the Senzoku lake illuminates a sense of warmth to those visiting. The beautiful reflection that shines on the water surface is a sight to behold.

Ikegami Honmonji Wind Chime Festival


Before the days of iced drinks and air conditioning, the Japanese resorted to several creative methods for staying cool in the summer heat.