10 Days AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan

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AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Ghibli Museum
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Tokyo | Harajuku TakeshitaStreet
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Tokyo | Asakusa Sensoji Temple
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
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AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
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AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Shinjuku | Godzilla Head
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Kyoto | Arashiyama Bamboo Forest
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Hakone | Open Air Museum
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Joypolis
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
teamlab
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Pokemon Center
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Nara | Deer Park
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Kyoto | Arashiyama
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Tamashii Nations Store
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Nakano Broadway
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Kyoto | Ninenzaka
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Kyoto | Fushimi Inari Shrine
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Hakone | Owakudani Boiling Valley
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Tokyo
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Shibuya Crossing
AnimeJapan | Highlights of Japan
Maiko
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Kyoto | Golden Pavilion

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[ Tokyo - Hakone - Nara - Kyoto ]
Geared towards anime fans also interested in exploring the traditional culture Japan is known for, experience the best of both worlds. Attend the largest anime expo, AnimeJapan, and get the latest information and exclusive merchandise for your favorite anime. Visits to sites such as the Ghibli Museum and Akihabara are sure to be additional highlights. Explore the cultural sites throughout Tokyo and Kyoto to cap off the perfect vacation.
Guests must provide their passport information and full payment for the tour by the 1st of the month prior to the date the tour visits the museum. Please note that this still does not guarantee to secure your Ghibli Museum Ticket. The Ghibli Museum may be substituted with another attraction.
Itinerary

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

03/21/2025

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour app for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo | AnimeJapan Festival : Dive into the World of Anime Magic

03/22/2025 Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Embark on an adventure at Anime Japan, the world's largest anime festival, where enthusiasts from around the globe gather to celebrate their passion for animation. Explore a vibrant world of creativity and imagination, with showcases of the latest anime series, exclusive merchandise, and exciting stage events featuring industry insiders and beloved voice actors.

Continue our journey to Odaiba and behold the majestic Gundam Statue, an iconic symbol of Japan's rich anime culture. Towering over the landscape, this awe-inspiring monument pays homage to the legendary Gundam series, captivating fans with its impressive scale and intricate design.

For those seeking further immersion, venture to Small Worlds, a nearby attraction offering immersive exhibits dedicated to beloved anime franchises like Sailor Moon and Evangelion. Step into meticulously crafted miniature worlds, where iconic scenes come to life in stunning detail, creating unforgettable experiences for fans of all ages.


Tokyo | Meet Your Favorite Character & Akihabara's Trendy Anime Spots

03/23/2025 Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Our journey kicks off with a thrilling visit to Shinjuku's iconic Godzilla Head, where we'll witness the colossal figure looming over the cityscape, reminiscent of scenes from the classic film.

Next, we'll ascend the towering heights of Kabukicho Tower for an immersive TOKYO MATRIX experience, where cutting-edge technology transports us into a futuristic world.

Afterward, we'll explore the vibrant streets of Harajuku's Takeshita Street, a bustling hub of fashion, culture, and trendy sweets. Here, we'll indulge in delicious and Instagram-worthy treats, sampling the latest and most popular sweets that Harajuku has to offer.

Then, we'll dive into the world of gaming and manga with visits to Tokyo Nintendo Store, Jump Shop, and Capcom Store, where we'll find an array of merchandise and memorabilia from our favorite franchises.

In Akihabara, we'll have the opportunity to freely explore and browse through various shops, including Tamashii Nations, as well as shops selling nostalgic games and gachapon machines. Additionally, we'll discover maid cafes and animal cafes, offering unique experiences.


Tokyo | The Ghibli Museum & Ikebukuro's Anime Culture Hub

03/24/2025 Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Our journey begins with an enchanting visit to the Ghibli Museum, designed by the renowned animator Hayao Miyazaki, where we'll immerse ourselves in the whimsical worlds of his famous films. Here, we'll encounter iconic landmarks like the statue of Laputa and the Catbus from "My Neighbor Totoro," adding to the magical atmosphere.

Next, we'll venture to Nakano Broadway, a treasure trove of nostalgic anime, manga, and figures, where we'll unearth a plethora of goods that evoke fond memories.

Afterward, we'll make our way to Anime Tokyo Station, where we can delve into the rich history of anime and enjoy various screenings and exhibits. Here, we'll also encounter life-sized Naruto characters, adding to the immersive experience.

Then, we'll indulge in Pokémon-themed sweets at the Pokémon Café and browse for exclusive merchandise at the Pokémon Center, where we'll find a variety of delightful treats and souvenirs.

Continuing our adventure, we'll visit Animate, the flagship store in Ikebukuro, where we'll find a vast selection of anime goods, including manga, DVDs, and character goods.

Finally, we'll conclude our day at Mugiwara Store, a paradise for fans of One Piece, where we'll find an array of merchandise featuring the beloved characters from the series.


Tokyo | Enjoy the day free at your Leisure

03/25/2025 Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

  • Expedia Rating
  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

We have cleared up the day for you to explore and enjoy Japan as you wish.

During this time, you can also:

  • Spend the day at Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea
  • Visit the Ramen Museum
  • Explore Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - THE MAKING OF Harry Potter
  • Shop at the Sailor Moon Store

Tokyo | Trendy Anime meets Historic Asakusa

03/26/2025 Breakfast Lunch

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Our journey begins with a visit to Tsukiji, where we'll immerse ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Tokyo's renowned fish market. Here, we'll marvel at the array of fresh seafood and culinary delights on offer, experiencing firsthand the hustle and bustle of this iconic destination.

Next, we'll venture to Shibuya Crossing and pay homage to Hachiko, the loyal Akita dog whose statue stands as a symbol of unwavering loyalty. Amidst the sea of pedestrians, we'll soak in the energy of one of the world's busiest intersections, capturing the essence of Tokyo's dynamic urban landscape.

For lunch, we'll indulge in a seasonal dining experience, savoring the flavors of Japan's rich culinary heritage. From delicate sushi to savory tempura, each dish will tantalize our taste buds and showcase the finest ingredients of the season.

Afterward, we'll explore the historic district of Asakusa and wander through Nakamise, a bustling shopping street lined with traditional shops and stalls. Here, we'll sample local snacks and browse for souvenirs, soaking in the timeless charm of old Tokyo.

To conclude our day, we'll venture to TeamLab Borderless, an immersive digital art museum where art, technology, and nature converge to create breathtaking installations. As we wander through this mesmerizing space, we'll be transported to otherworldly realms, experiencing art in a whole new dimension.


Nogoya | Ghibli Park - Wander in a Life-Sized Ghibli World

03/27/2025 Breakfast
or similar

Hotel Emion Kyoto ( Western Style )

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 Hotel Emion Kyoto

Hotel Emion Kyoto is located in Central Kyoto, a neighborhood in Kyoto, and is near a train station. Kyoto Railway Museum and Kyoto National Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Kawaramachi and Kyoto Station Building. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium or Kyoto Racecourse.

Nearby...
-Kyoto Temple
-Toji Temple
-Shijo Street

View Hotel Detail

Today, we'll embark on a thrilling journey beginning with a ride on the Shinkansen, Japan's iconic bullet train. As we travel at high speeds, we'll enjoy the seamless blend of cutting-edge technology and impeccable service that make this mode of transportation a marvel of modern engineering.

Next, we'll dive into the vivid, colorful world of Ghibli Park in Nagoya. This magical destination brings the whimsical settings of Studio Ghibli's films to life with stunning authenticity. Wander through brilliantly recreated landscapes and interact with enchanting scenes that pop with vibrant hues and imaginative details, all created under the guidance of Miyazaki himself.


Kyoto | Dine with Japan's Next Generation of Geisha Artisans

03/28/2025 Breakfast Dinner
or similar

Hotel Emion Kyoto ( Western Style )

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 Hotel Emion Kyoto

Hotel Emion Kyoto is located in Central Kyoto, a neighborhood in Kyoto, and is near a train station. Kyoto Railway Museum and Kyoto National Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Kawaramachi and Kyoto Station Building. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium or Kyoto Racecourse.

Nearby...
-Kyoto Temple
-Toji Temple
-Shijo Street

View Hotel Detail

Our journey begins with a delightful rickshaw ride through Arashiyama, where we'll be captivated by the bamboo groves and the serene ambiance of this historic district.

Next, we visit the Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji, a Zen temple covered in gold leaf, set amidst beautiful gardens and ponds. This iconic site is featured in anime like K-ON! and Seitokai Yakuindomo.

We'll then wander through Ninenzaka's picturesque streets, lined with traditional machiya townhouses, soaking in the timeless atmosphere of old Kyoto.

Our cultural journey continues with a traditional tea ceremony, learning the art of matcha preparation from a tea master, experiencing the serenity of this ancient ritual.

To conclude our day, we'll enjoy a memorable dining experience with Kyoto cuisine, meeting Maiko, apprentice geisha, for an immersive taste of traditional entertainment and hospitality.


Kyoto, Nara & Osaka | Meet & Greet the friendly Deer of Nara

03/29/2025 Breakfast Lunch

Onyado Nono Namba Natural Hot Spring ( Japanese Style )

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Onyado Nono Namba Natural Hot Spring

Located near a boardwalk/promenade, Onyado Nono Namba Natural Hot Spring is in Minami, a walkable area in Osaka with great shopping. Dotonbori is worth checking out if trying local street food is on the agenda. Guests love the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Nippombashi Station is just steps away and Nagahoribashi Station is 9 minutes by foot.

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Our journey begins in Kyoto with a visit to Fushimi Inari Taisha, one of Kyoto's most iconic landmarks. Renowned for its thousands of vibrant torii gates leading up Mount Inari, this Shinto shrine offers a magical experience. Fans of Inari Kon Kon, Koi Iroha will recognize this scenery, and fox masks reminiscent of those in Demon Slayer can also be found here!

Next, we'll delve into the world of samurai and ninja at the Samurai and Ninja Museum in Kyoto. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations reveal the fascinating history and skills of these legendary warriors.

Then, we travel to Nara to visit Todai-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site housing the Great Buddha, one of the largest bronze statues globally. Adjacent to the temple, Nara Park offers a chance to interact with friendly deer in a picturesque setting.

We'll explore Naramachi, Nara's old merchant district, where traditional machiya townhouses line the narrow streets, providing a glimpse into Edo period life.

Finally, we head to Osaka to enjoy the vibrant street food scene in Dotonbori, where we'll savor delicious local delicacies amidst the bustling atmosphere.


Osaka | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

03/30/2025 Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Osaka to KIX Airport - about 70 mins (Bus)
From downtown hotel in Osaka to ITM Airport - about 30 mins (Bus)

▪Important Notice▪
*JDT Recommends Experiences are not included with your tour package.
*Group Tour Participants (Not applicable to Private Tours) - Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner
*Please be advised that Maiko performances are not available on their designated days off or on days when special Maiko events are taking place.

Tour Departure and Prices 1) Price per person.   2) Airfare is not included.  

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10 DAYS

9 nights accommodation


12 MEALS

9 breakfasts
2 lunches
1 dinners


TRANSPORT

Bus
Public Transportation
Bullet Train
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Tour Includes


8 nights Western and 1 night hotel with hot-springs

Daily Breakfast-Buffets, 2 Lunches, and 1 Dinner included

All ground transportation in Japan during the tour

Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)

Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations

Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver

Bullet train ride & Green Tea Ceremony

Japan Deluxe Tours App access and Tour Goods Package

Dine with a Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) in Kyoto

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

Not Included
  • - Airfare
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Optional Excursions

Travel Highlights


A day at the AnimeJapan Festival in Tokyo

A Scenic Rope-way ride with Mt. Fuji in the background

Tour Tokyo's anime Famous Kanda Shrine

Kyoto's best sightseeing attractions like the Golden Pavilion

The electronics and anime town of Akihabara

A rickshaw ride through the bamboo forest of Kyoto

Admission to the world famous Ghibli Museum & Ghibli Park

The Otaku-sacred Nakano Broadway

Shopping and trading time at the Pokemon Center

Find exclusive goods at the JUMP Shop

Important Information


The maximum number of participants will not exceed 26 people during your Japan tour. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please note that your bus and tour guide may be changed if other groups join the tour.

Single travelers are required to pay a single supplement in order to guarantee single room accommodation.

We request one suitcase, one carry-on bag, and an overnight bag per person. The tote bag we provide can be used to hold any small merchandise/souvenirs purchased during your tour. When you check out, bring your luggage to the lobby and the bus driver will assist in loading it onto the bus. When you arrive at the next hotel, the bus driver will unload your luggage for you to bring to your room.

Please note: The maximum weight of a checked in bag is typically 20 Kilograms or 44 Pounds. You will be traveling with your luggage except during the bullet train ride (if applicable).

All hotel rooms come with a full bathroom and room amenities free of charge unless stated otherwise.

All motor coaches come equipped with air-conditioning, plenty of space, comfortable seats, and Wi-Fi.

All of our tours begin in either Tokyo or Osaka/Kyoto. When beginning or ending a tour in Tokyo, please book flights to or from Narita International Airport or Haneda International Airport. For tours beginning or ending in Osaka/Kyoto, please book flights to or from Kansai International Airport or Itami Airport.

We recommend you do not book your flights until the tour status changes from Book Now to Guaranteed Departure. You can also contact us if you would like for Japan Deluxe Tour's to arrange your flights.

Traveling and visiting sights in Japan includes a good amount of walking. To fully enjoy the tour, please be prepared to keep up with the pace of the group, climb stairs with no difficulty, and wear comfortable shoes for all day use.

Guests with tattoos may not be able to use the hot-springs or onsens while in Japan. We apologize if you are unable to enjoy this experience during your stay.

We understand sometimes unanticipated situations may arise before or even during your Japan tour. In order to best assist you when things don't go as planned, Japan Deluxe Tours recommends purchasing travel insurance offered through Travel Guard® Insurance.

Travel Guard® Insurance offers coverage for: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage Delay, Medical Expense (deductible required), Emergency Medical Transportation, and an Exclusive Family Protection Plan: One child 16 or under will receive coverage at no additional cost for every adult that purchase a protection plan. Every Travel Guard policy includes 24-hour emergency travel assistance services for emergencies or last-minute travel changes, such as re-booking flights, hotel reservations or ground transportation, tracking lost luggage, and more!
For more information about coverage, view our Travel Insurance Page.

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We cannot guarantee cherry blossoms will be in full bloom for viewing during this tour. Please refer to our Cherry Blossom Forecast page for updates and information about Sakura Cherry Blossoms and when they are expected to bloom in select cities.

Please notify us before your tour starts if you have any dietary restrictions or requirements we should be aware about. Japan Deluxe Tours can provide Vegetarian meals for guests, and we will do our best to cater to any serious allergies or dietary restrictions. We will not be able to substitute or change meals after your tour begins.

Day
Day 1
03/21/2025

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

03/21/2025

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour app for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Day 2
03/22/2025

Tokyo | AnimeJapan Festival : Dive into the World of Anime Magic

03/22/2025 Breakfast

Embark on an adventure at Anime Japan, the world's largest anime festival, where enthusiasts from around the globe gather to celebrate their passion for animation. Explore a vibrant world of creativity and imagination, with showcases of the latest anime series, exclusive merchandise, and exciting stage events featuring industry insiders and beloved voice actors.

Continue our journey to Odaiba and behold the majestic Gundam Statue, an iconic symbol of Japan's rich anime culture. Towering over the landscape, this awe-inspiring monument pays homage to the legendary Gundam series, captivating fans with its impressive scale and intricate design.

For those seeking further immersion, venture to Small Worlds, a nearby attraction offering immersive exhibits dedicated to beloved anime franchises like Sailor Moon and Evangelion. Step into meticulously crafted miniature worlds, where iconic scenes come to life in stunning detail, creating unforgettable experiences for fans of all ages.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 3
03/23/2025

Tokyo | Meet Your Favorite Character & Akihabara's Trendy Anime Spots

03/23/2025 Breakfast

Our journey kicks off with a thrilling visit to Shinjuku's iconic Godzilla Head, where we'll witness the colossal figure looming over the cityscape, reminiscent of scenes from the classic film.

Next, we'll ascend the towering heights of Kabukicho Tower for an immersive TOKYO MATRIX experience, where cutting-edge technology transports us into a futuristic world.

Afterward, we'll explore the vibrant streets of Harajuku's Takeshita Street, a bustling hub of fashion, culture, and trendy sweets. Here, we'll indulge in delicious and Instagram-worthy treats, sampling the latest and most popular sweets that Harajuku has to offer.

Then, we'll dive into the world of gaming and manga with visits to Tokyo Nintendo Store, Jump Shop, and Capcom Store, where we'll find an array of merchandise and memorabilia from our favorite franchises.

In Akihabara, we'll have the opportunity to freely explore and browse through various shops, including Tamashii Nations, as well as shops selling nostalgic games and gachapon machines. Additionally, we'll discover maid cafes and animal cafes, offering unique experiences.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 4
03/24/2025

Tokyo | The Ghibli Museum & Ikebukuro's Anime Culture Hub

03/24/2025 Breakfast

Our journey begins with an enchanting visit to the Ghibli Museum, designed by the renowned animator Hayao Miyazaki, where we'll immerse ourselves in the whimsical worlds of his famous films. Here, we'll encounter iconic landmarks like the statue of Laputa and the Catbus from "My Neighbor Totoro," adding to the magical atmosphere.

Next, we'll venture to Nakano Broadway, a treasure trove of nostalgic anime, manga, and figures, where we'll unearth a plethora of goods that evoke fond memories.

Afterward, we'll make our way to Anime Tokyo Station, where we can delve into the rich history of anime and enjoy various screenings and exhibits. Here, we'll also encounter life-sized Naruto characters, adding to the immersive experience.

Then, we'll indulge in Pokémon-themed sweets at the Pokémon Café and browse for exclusive merchandise at the Pokémon Center, where we'll find a variety of delightful treats and souvenirs.

Continuing our adventure, we'll visit Animate, the flagship store in Ikebukuro, where we'll find a vast selection of anime goods, including manga, DVDs, and character goods.

Finally, we'll conclude our day at Mugiwara Store, a paradise for fans of One Piece, where we'll find an array of merchandise featuring the beloved characters from the series.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 5
03/25/2025

Tokyo | Enjoy the day free at your Leisure

03/25/2025 Breakfast

We have cleared up the day for you to explore and enjoy Japan as you wish.

During this time, you can also:

  • Spend the day at Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea
  • Visit the Ramen Museum
  • Explore Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo - THE MAKING OF Harry Potter
  • Shop at the Sailor Moon Store

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 6
03/26/2025

Tokyo | Trendy Anime meets Historic Asakusa

03/26/2025 Breakfast Lunch

Our journey begins with a visit to Tsukiji, where we'll immerse ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Tokyo's renowned fish market. Here, we'll marvel at the array of fresh seafood and culinary delights on offer, experiencing firsthand the hustle and bustle of this iconic destination.

Next, we'll venture to Shibuya Crossing and pay homage to Hachiko, the loyal Akita dog whose statue stands as a symbol of unwavering loyalty. Amidst the sea of pedestrians, we'll soak in the energy of one of the world's busiest intersections, capturing the essence of Tokyo's dynamic urban landscape.

For lunch, we'll indulge in a seasonal dining experience, savoring the flavors of Japan's rich culinary heritage. From delicate sushi to savory tempura, each dish will tantalize our taste buds and showcase the finest ingredients of the season.

Afterward, we'll explore the historic district of Asakusa and wander through Nakamise, a bustling shopping street lined with traditional shops and stalls. Here, we'll sample local snacks and browse for souvenirs, soaking in the timeless charm of old Tokyo.

To conclude our day, we'll venture to TeamLab Borderless, an immersive digital art museum where art, technology, and nature converge to create breathtaking installations. As we wander through this mesmerizing space, we'll be transported to otherworldly realms, experiencing art in a whole new dimension.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 7
03/27/2025

Nogoya | Ghibli Park - Wander in a Life-Sized Ghibli World

03/27/2025 Breakfast

Today, we'll embark on a thrilling journey beginning with a ride on the Shinkansen, Japan's iconic bullet train. As we travel at high speeds, we'll enjoy the seamless blend of cutting-edge technology and impeccable service that make this mode of transportation a marvel of modern engineering.

Next, we'll dive into the vivid, colorful world of Ghibli Park in Nagoya. This magical destination brings the whimsical settings of Studio Ghibli's films to life with stunning authenticity. Wander through brilliantly recreated landscapes and interact with enchanting scenes that pop with vibrant hues and imaginative details, all created under the guidance of Miyazaki himself.


Hotel Emion Kyoto or similar

Day 8
03/28/2025

Kyoto | Dine with Japan's Next Generation of Geisha Artisans

03/28/2025 Breakfast Dinner

Our journey begins with a delightful rickshaw ride through Arashiyama, where we'll be captivated by the bamboo groves and the serene ambiance of this historic district.

Next, we visit the Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji, a Zen temple covered in gold leaf, set amidst beautiful gardens and ponds. This iconic site is featured in anime like K-ON! and Seitokai Yakuindomo.

We'll then wander through Ninenzaka's picturesque streets, lined with traditional machiya townhouses, soaking in the timeless atmosphere of old Kyoto.

Our cultural journey continues with a traditional tea ceremony, learning the art of matcha preparation from a tea master, experiencing the serenity of this ancient ritual.

To conclude our day, we'll enjoy a memorable dining experience with Kyoto cuisine, meeting Maiko, apprentice geisha, for an immersive taste of traditional entertainment and hospitality.


Hotel Emion Kyoto or similar

Day 9
03/29/2025

Kyoto, Nara & Osaka | Meet & Greet the friendly Deer of Nara

03/29/2025 Breakfast Lunch

Our journey begins in Kyoto with a visit to Fushimi Inari Taisha, one of Kyoto's most iconic landmarks. Renowned for its thousands of vibrant torii gates leading up Mount Inari, this Shinto shrine offers a magical experience. Fans of Inari Kon Kon, Koi Iroha will recognize this scenery, and fox masks reminiscent of those in Demon Slayer can also be found here!

Next, we'll delve into the world of samurai and ninja at the Samurai and Ninja Museum in Kyoto. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations reveal the fascinating history and skills of these legendary warriors.

Then, we travel to Nara to visit Todai-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site housing the Great Buddha, one of the largest bronze statues globally. Adjacent to the temple, Nara Park offers a chance to interact with friendly deer in a picturesque setting.

We'll explore Naramachi, Nara's old merchant district, where traditional machiya townhouses line the narrow streets, providing a glimpse into Edo period life.

Finally, we head to Osaka to enjoy the vibrant street food scene in Dotonbori, where we'll savor delicious local delicacies amidst the bustling atmosphere.


Onyado Nono Namba Natural Hot Spring or similar

Day 10
03/30/2025

Osaka | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

03/30/2025 Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Osaka to KIX Airport - about 70 mins (Bus)
From downtown hotel in Osaka to ITM Airport - about 30 mins (Bus)

Dining Experience

Japanese Kawaii Sweet

Kawaii Sweets

Harajuku Takeshita street is lined with amazing dessert restaurants to satisfy your sweet tooth. From super-kawaii swirls of color to the world famous Crepes and cute cake pops, there’s plenty of choice!

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Kaiseki Ryori

Kaiseki Ryori

It is a traditional Japanese multi course meal consists of multiple small dishes starting with appetizers and sashimi then leading to the main dishes tempura and grilled fish, rice, pickled vegetables, and miso soup.

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Kaiten Sushi

Kaiten Sushi

Sometimes called sushi trains or conveyor belt sushi, pick & choose your favorite sushi dishes off a revolving conveyor belt lined with mouth-watering morsels and your favorite rolls.

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Teppan-Yaki Display

Seasonal Japanese Dining

From world-renowned dishes to local specialties, our tour provides an opportunity to savor the best of Japanese cuisine, perfectly aligned with each season. Please look forward to discovering what will be offered.

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Cultural Experience

Anime Girl holding Japanese Sword

Anime & J-Pop

Anime is the Japanese abbreviated pronunciation of "animation." There are huge anime fairs in spring and summer which attract tourists from all over the world.

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Animation spots Sign

Japanese Anime 88-Spots

Anime fans chose 88 manga, animation landmarks as “animation spots” to encourage visitors to seek out the train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular manga characters are depicted.

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Ninja Experience

Ninja Workshop

Interactive experience where you can learn the tricks and trade of Japan's famous warriors, the ninja. Learn about the tools used by ninja, try your hand at throwing shuriken (ninja stars).

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Green Tea Ceremony

Green Tea Ceremony

The tea ceremony (sado: "the way of the tea") is a ceremonial way of preparing and drinking tea. The custom has been strongly influenced by Zen Buddhism.

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Image of a Maiko

Maiko Dining Experience

Learn about Japanese culture and traditional history during an unforgettable meal with a Maiko apprentice Geisha while in Kyoto. Enjoy the top local cuisine of Kyoto while a beautiful Maiko entertains you with games, dancing, and performances.

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Hot Spring

Hot Spring

Natural hot springs (onsen) are numerous and highly popular across Japan. There are many types of hot springs, distinguished by the minerals dissolved in the water.

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Japanese Style Hotel with Tatami mat

Japanese Style Hotel

Ryokan is Japanese style hotel which has natural onsen (spa) water that have rejuvenated people for hundreds of years. Moreover, it has tatami floors, futon beds and traditional Japanese cuisine.

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Japanese Sake

Sake Tasting

Experience the unique flavors of the various types of Japanese sake. Sample Japan's national drink during your Japan tour.

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Riding Experience

Bullet Train

Bullet Train

World known as The Bullet Train, The Shinkansen fascinates foreign tourists. Shinkansen runs average 300kmh, about 186mph, and they depart every 10 minutes in rush hours very punctual.

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Rickshaw

Rickshaw

Rickshaw (Jinrikisha) is two-wheeled cart that is pulled by a single person and carries one to two passengers at a time.

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Hakone Ropeway

Hakone Ropeway

The Hakone Ropeway is an aerial lift that takes you 1000 m (2830 ft) above sea level for scenic views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi (if weather permits).

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