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Kyoto Anime Manga Network Shop, or an antenna shop for Kyoto-related anime and comic goods opened on March 29, in Kawaramachi Nishi-iru, Takoyakushi-dori, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, as a part of the prefectural and city governments' project to revitalize the content industry. The shop was crowded with many fans from the first day.
A test-ride for the night-time cherry blossom viewing event, "Okazaki Sakura-kairo Light-up & Jikkoku-bune Meguri," or lit-up corridor of cherry blossoms in the Okazaki area and old-fashioned wooden houseboat trip, was held on Lake Biwa Canal, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, on March 27.
"Gion Kobu Kabukai," or the preservation society for Gion Kobu Dance, is selling commemorative goods exclusively at Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, from April 1st to 30, when the dance performance "Miyako Odori," takes place.
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