Kansai Scene Magazine


Cosplay Carnival

Pop Culture : Akihabara, eat your heart out. On March 21, thousands poured onto the streets of Osaka’s Nipponbashi for the annual street festival. The main attraction was the cosplayers, resplendent in their Sunday best, obliging the masses of onlookers with some playful posing.

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:: Online Articles


Unarmed Utopia
Is Japanese gun control a model for America?

:: pop culture

Cosplay Carnival
Akihabara, eat your heart out

:: History

Happy Birthday Nara
1300 years since becoming Japans first capital

:: local culture

Offally Good Grub
Food to make your eyes, not your mouth, water...

:: Getaway

Castle Behind the Curtain
After 400 years, Himeji gets set for a restoration

:: Kansai Listings

:: Film

Current cinema listings so you always know what's on, where and when!

:: ART

Best exhibitions & listings


Best events & listings


Best gigs & listings


All the hot picks


Best festivals & listings

:: Also in this month's mag

:: dRink

Murphy's Irish Pub


House-speak to get you Places

:: Food

Mirch Masala Bollywood

:: Feature

Mind and Body
Journey with the Hanged Man

:: Travel

Relax - it's Fiji Time

:: Art Story

Frame and Hang Yourself