8 Issues To Do in Tokyo This Week: October 10–16

There’s loads to maintain you occupied in Tokyo this week, together with a Shibuya Parco Artwork Week, the Japan Writers Convention and Brief Shorts Movie Competition’s on-line screenings. Here is what to look out for in Japan’s capital over the approaching week.

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1. Shibuya Parco Artwork Week 2022

Shibuya Parco Artwork Week will function up-and-coming and world-renowned artists in a single place with 40 occasions held at 24 areas round Shibuya Parco. Along with holding the world’s first solo exhibition of VR works by British modern artist Julian Opie, the documentary movie Make-up Artist: The Kevin Oakin Story will likely be launched upfront and legendary Japanese photographer Shigeo Gocho could have a solo exhibition. The “Artwork Passport” distributed at taking part shops will include data on artwork occasions held at varied areas and provide particular advantages.

when: Till Oct 23 | Extra Information

2. Ichiyouraku: Upcycled Japanese Kimono Pop-up

Ichiyouraifuku, a model that upcycles classic Japanese kimonos, is having its first pop-up occasion in Daikanyama. All gadgets are handmade by head designer Machiko Shime primarily based in Yamagata. Shime hopes that along with her model she will be able to transcend the boundaries of gender, boundaries between metropolis and nation, between Japanese and Western-style clothes and bend the principles of kimono styling.

when: Till Dec 31 | Extra Information

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3. Harajuku Genderless and Free Style Week

In honor of Cinnamonroll’s twentieth anniversary, each fashionistas and Cinnamonroll followers can take pleasure in this vogue occasion that can problem beliefs about gender norms.

On the primary day of the occasion, can take pleasure in a vogue present known as “Soran Approach” that can push the boundaries of gender. The remainder of the style occasion will final till the tip of October and there will likely be particular collaborations with 40 manufacturers and shops in Harajuku. At Laforet Harajuku, you possibly can take Instagram-worthy images in a surprising house and get your nails achieved on the pop-up nail salon. On October 23, guests can take a photograph with the Cinnamonroll character who will go to Laforet Harajuku.

when: Till Oct 30 | Extra Information

Tomioka Eisen, “Readings and Writings”

4. Japan Writers Convention 2022

The Japan Writers Convention (JWC) is a free annual convention open to all. Since 2007, JWC has attracted English-language writers in quite a lot of fields for a weekend of sharing concepts and experiences on the artwork, craft and enterprise of writing.

Previous JWC presenters have included well-known translators, novelists, poets, journalists and so forth. Journals together with The Font, Cha, Tokyo Poetry Journal and Kyoto Journal have additionally participated, as have publishers High quality Line Press and Isobar Press.

when: Oct 15–16 | Extra Information

5. Music Meets Whiz Cafe with Monica Santos and Sophia Nicole

Argentinian folks performer Monica Santos and British singer-songwriter Sophia Nicole will carry out at this recurring Extra Than Music occasion. Whiz Cafe in Kanda offers a relaxed setting for listening to gifted artists and having fun with scrumptious meals and drinks.

TW readers get a reduction on all Extra Than Music occasions by coming into the code TKYWD at checkout.

when: Oct 13 | Extra Information

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6. The 18th Showa Retro Market

Followers of the Showa Interval (1926-1989) can discover Showa furnishings, haberdashery, classic garments and equipment, toys, dwelling home equipment, fancy stationery, signboards, miscellaneous items, Showa music data and extra on the 18th Showa Retro Market. The occasion will begin and finish an hour earlier on Sunday.

when: Oct 15–16 | Extra Information

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7. Brief Shorts Movie Competition & Asia 2022: Autumn Screening

For the twenty fourth SSFF & ASIA, movie lovers can watch the most effective movies out of the 5,720 movies acquired in June from 126 international locations and areas. Winner of the Grand Prix, George Lucas Award Warsha by Dania Bdeir, Skins & Bones starring Amanda Seyfried, Candy Tooth starring Timothée Chalamet, and different quick movies that gained SSFF & ASIA 2022 will likely be showcased.

16 award-winning shorts together with darkish yellow, Tokyo Rain, Barefoot Empress, Last Loss of life, Borekas, sparklers and AIM will likely be streamed globally on-line. Audiences of each the net and in-person venue will obtain an unique SSFF &ASIA NFT. This NFT provides them an invitation to the particular anniversary occasion of the SSFF & ASIA 2023 subsequent June.

when: Till Oct 23 | Extra Information

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8. The World Opened By Translation: Exhibition in Haruki Murakami Library at Waseda

This exhibition organized by The Waseda Worldwide Home of Literature (also referred to as the Haruki Murakami Library) examines translation and the way it helped Japanese literature unfold overseas, particularly the English-speaking world. The total title of the exhibition is “The World Opened by Translation: Modern Japanese Literature Repackaged for the Anglosphere and Past.”

Directed by David Karashima, affiliate professor at Waseda College and curated by Nana Morishita, curator at Waseda Worldwide Home of Literature.

when: Till Mar 26, 2023 | Extra Information

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