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Narita Airport starts free cultural event series with kimono-wearing, manga creator experiences

The Tokyo-area’s much-maligned international air hub is giving us a new reason to actually enjoy going there. It seems like Narita Airport should be loved by travelers. After all, as the primary hub for international flights into and out of Japan, its serves as both the exciting gateway and the fond farewell to the country …

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Kyoto’s fox bride wedding kimono makeovers let you indulge in cultural cosplay

Photos studio in the historical Arashiyama neighborhood offers a makeover/photo package you won’t find anywhere else. Like many photo studios in Kyoto, Studio Kokoro offers plans in which customers can don the kimono of a maiko (apprentice geisha) and have their hair and makeup done in the style of the traditional cultural entertainers. But Kokoro …

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