Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation in Japan

Japan is currently taking measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus around the country, including cancellation of events and public gatherings, placing restrictions on travelling into Japan, as well as discouraging people from making non-essential journeys. These measures will directly affect events and businesses in Ota City, including Haneda Airport itself: Please [...]

“Shunsho-no-Hibiki” A Spring Evening Concert of Traditional Japanese Music

The Shunsho-no- Hibiki Concert was started in 1995 in order to commemorate the completion of the Iketsukihashi Bridge, a triple-arched bridge built on the west bank of Senzokuike Pond, and featured a performance from the great fue master Sanzaemon Takara, a Living National Treasure. Musicians playing flutes, shakuhachi, accompanying percussion as well as piano are positioned [...]


Hashigo-nori is a traditional performance that attempts to pass on the techniques and methods of fireman in the Edo period. The performance is held every year on the coming-of-age day (second Monday of January) in front of the main hall of the Ikegami Honmonji Temple by the Omori Steeplejack Association. Don’t miss their acrobatic [...]

Ota City – A Delight for All the Senses

Discover a Hidden Side to Tokyo Ota city is packed with fun experiences, places and great food and, once you visit, you’ll meet great people too. If you want to imagine how you could spend your time in Ota city, then these 1-minute videos will give you some great ideas. Sensory Exploration If you want [...]

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