Kansai Information

Musik Fest Nara 2016
Revitalize Nara with music!  Musik Fest Nara started with this wish in June 2012, and this year marks its fifth anniversary.  This year again the festival will be held over 16 days from Sat., June 11 to Sun., June 26, to...


Sightseeing News
Mimurotoji Temple is widely known as “Hydrangea Temple”, and the garden has a wide variety of hydrangeas. The garden is open from June 1 through July 10, and lighting-up during night time is held on Saturdays and Sundays from June 11 through 26, too. Enjoy beautiful seasona...
recommended routes: On this course you can see a castle and a bridge worthy of any in the world.
With this plan, you can see elegant Himeji Castle which was the first World Heritage site registered in Japan, and the logest suspension bridge in the world from close up. Adynamic, soul-stirring scen

Kansai Window TV

Maddie's Journal ~A Breath of Fresh Air : Exploring Shiga, Japan's Lake Country~
Okay, so my name is Madeline Thompson and I was born in Massachusetts, which is on the East Coast ...[More...]
Maddie's Journal ~Tastes & Flavors of Shiga, Japan's Lake Country~
Hey! My name is Madeline Thompson, and I was born in Massachusetts in the Eastern United States. B...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. (Vol.3)
Hi everyone, my name is Jenifer Tanikawa and I am a second generation Japanese Canadian hailing fr...[More...]

KANSAI Close-up

18-year-old high school students’ participation in politics changes classrooms
It has been a long time since some began deriding high school and university education in Japan as something like the Galapagos Islands, which are isolated from the rest of the world. In such a situation, however, it is ex...
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