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Ueno Joshi Tour Group looks to Crowdfunding to help create a tour perfect for visitors during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Aug 27, 2019 23:30 JST
With the amount of people that are visiting Japan, especially Tokyo, increasingly slowly as the Tokyo Olympics approaches, many different companies and groups are attempting to find solutions to the problem of the influx of tourists that the country faces.
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Geisha Japan Looks to Make Maiko and Geiko Culture Accessible to Foreigners
Jun 17, 2019 13:40 JST
As the amount of people visiting Japan and Kyoto increases, the interest in different parts of Japanese cultural points also increase. With this, more people wish to participate in these events such as Ozashiki Asobi, which is a banquet or party where guests can watch Maiko and Geiko perform, play games and have interesting conversations.
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Combating Overtourism in Biei, Hokkaido; Start of a crowdfunding project by farmers to help re-educate visitors to the area
May 27, 2019 18:00 JST
The beautiful area of Biei is under threat from visitors that can't follow the rules. With fields being overrun with tourists not understanding the area is all private property, as well as amateur Japanese photographers trespassing without asking, the farmers of the Biei area are looking to crowdfunding to help with the reeducation of the visitors.
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The A.Ka Project : A collaboration of Japanese craftsmen creating extraordinary quality traditional red underwear!
Feb 09, 2019 13:00 JST
After a successful launch on Makuake, The A.Ka Project is looking to branch and entice backers from overseas via Japankuru Funding. From January 20th, 2019 until March 19th, 2019, The A.Ka Project is holding its crowdfunding campaign.
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