What's Going On In Tokyo: May 29th – June 4th

Each week the Coto Team brings you a selection of exciting events in Tokyo. Learn a skill, experience Japanese culture or simply dive into the nightlife. Grab this occasion to use Japanese and mingle with locals and internationals this week.

Dan Flavin Exhibition

Date: May 29th – September 3rd

Artist Dan Flavin’s exhibition takes shape through his use of light. The exhibit is dynamic, changing atmospheres depending on the time of day and amount of natural light.

  • Date: May 29th – September 3rd
  • Time: 12:00 – 20:00
  • Place: Espace Luis Vuitton Gallery (Shibuya-ku)
  • Fee: Free
  • Website: Read more [English]

Fake Food Experience

Date: May 29th – End of June

Ever wonder how professional fake food is made? Students at this fake food academy have the chance to make their own customized inedible treats.

  • Date: May 29th – End of June
  • Time: Depends on Workshop
  • Place: Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya Kappabashi Store (Asakusa)
  • Fee: 2,160 yen
  • Website: Read more [Japanese]

Women4Oceans Networking Event

Date: May 30th

Based in London and Tokyo, Women4Oceans is working to make the oceans a safe and healthier place for all life. This month’s event will feature guest lectures as well as the chance for audience members to present their own research or studies during special 30 minute “lighting talks”.

Pecha Kucha Night vol. 147

Date: May 31st

Enjoy another night of fast-paced discussions from Tokyo locals and international guests. Pecha Kucha has established itself as a space for new ideas to be shared over a drink and a laugh.

  • Date: May 31st
  • Time: 19:00 – 23:00 (presentations start from 20:20)
  • Place: Super Deluxe (Minato-ku)
  • Fee: 1,000 yen
  • Read more [English/Japanese]

Attack on Titan x Tokyo Sky Tree

Date: May 29th – July 14th

It’s summer and Tokyo Sky Tree continues to offer something new for visitors. Fans of the popular anime, Attack on Titan, will be excited for the chance to see a special film made just for this collaboration with Tokyo Sky Tree.

  • Date: May 29th – July 14th
  • Time: 8:00 – 22:00
  • Place: Tokyo Sky Tree (Oshiage)
  • Fee: 2,500 yen (several Free gardens open as well)
  • Read more [English]

Books Kinokuniya Anniversary Sale

Date: June 2nd – June 4th

Buying non-Japanese language books in Tokyo just got better. Books Kinokuniya celebrates it’s 3rd anniversary by offering discounts on imported books and magazines. Be sure to check with the store staff for restrictions.

  • Date: June 2nd – June 4th
  • Time: 10:00 – 20:30
  • Place: Books Kinokuniya Tokyo, Shibuya-ku
  • Fee: Depends on purchase
  • Read more [English]

Eco Life Fair 2017

Date: June 3rd – June 4th

Enjoy the wonderful weather and the beautiful eco friendly wares at this year’s Eco Life Fair. It’s easy to remember the value of nature since this festival will be held in Yoyogi Park. There will be workshops for children and adults to participate in as well as summer concerts to enjoy throughout the day.

  • Date: June 3rd – June 4th
  • Time: 11:00 – 17:00 (6/3) and 10:00 – 17:00 (6/4)
  • Place: Yoyogi Park
  • Fee: Free
  • Read more [Japanese]

International Tokyo Toy Show 2017

Date: June 3rd – June 4th

Everyone is a big kid at heart but the International Tokyo Toy Show is a chance to relive childhood memories. Avid toy collectors from around the world will gather this weekend for a chance to get the rarest toys on the market.

  • Date: May 29th – End of June
  • Time: 9:00 – 17:00 (6/3) and 9:00 – 16:00 (6/4)
  • Place: Tokyo Big Sight
  • Fee: Free
  • Website: Read more [English]

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