With the peak of winter past, the beginning of Spring will start in most regions of Japan. Cherry blossoms starts to bloom from the south in march making their way up north. 


Welcome to the March edition of Japan Agent Update. 


Cherry blossoms are already blooming across many parts of Japan, and in Tokyo they are expected to start blooming on 21st March, reaching full bloom on 30th March. Meanwhile, in Tohoku and Hokkaido the skiing conditions are excellent and fun. Snow sports enthusiasts can expect to enjoy the snow until mid-May.

~Japan Roadshow Update: SAVE THE DATE! ~
Please take note of these new dates as we are changing up the schedule as compared to previous years!

Melbourne: 20 May 2019 (Monday

Sydney: 21 May 2019 (Tuesday
Auckland: 23 May 2019 (Thursday
(These dates are still subject to change but please pencil them in.)
Further details to be announced soon!

Major Updates

Gokayama Village Light-up


Gokayama, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is smaller and quieter than the arguably more famous Shirakawa-go, its sister site. Gokayama will be having a light-up festival across multiple dates this year.

Tanto Tulip Festival 2019


Tanto Tulip Festival 2019 will be held from the middle of April to the end of April. Come and see around 1,000,000 planted tulips that come in about 300 different varieties.

Partner Sites

In Ueno, if you look a bit deeper, you can discover some intriguing and lesser-known spots.


Reasons why this tiny town in a mountain valley in Oita prefecture, is a must place to visit. 

Featured Wholesale Tours

Japan with a Twist
(Intentionally Different) 

Phillip Jones aka the Martini Whisperer, will be escorting our guests to the quirky and famous cocktail bars of Japan where mixers will present their signature drinks. 

Backpacker Adventure Tours in Japan (One Life Adventures) 


From Tokyo to Osaka via Kyoto, explore the most iconic cities of Japan and its unique culture with amazing inclusions like Tokyo's Robot Restaurant, Temple stays,Kendo class and Sushi making course! Prices start at $2599pp.

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Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019


JNTO's 2019 Cherry Blossom forecast has been uploaded and the sakura are expected to bloom earlier this year. Tokyo's forecasted flowering date is 21st March and expecting full bloom on 30th March, and Kyoto's forecasted flowering date is 24th March with full bloom on 2nd April.  

Tips on How to Enjoy Toyosu Market and Its Surrounding Area. 

(WOW! Japan) 

They say that Toyosu Market has become the “heart of Japanese food” today. The tuna auctions are super popular even with tourists visiting Japan!

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