Sabrina Zirakzadeh (Osaka)

In need of entertainment? Each month, CONNECT brings you the latest information on upcoming releases and events in Japan. Here is the most anticipated entertainment for February!


1 Feb. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Crime Drama): Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell

16 Feb. The Greatest Showman (Musical Biography): Starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Zac Efron

23 Feb. The Big Sick (Romantic Comedy): Written by Kumail Nanjiani, starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, and Holly Hunter


7 Feb. Candy Pop, TWICE (K-Pop)

10 Feb. The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival 10th K-POP FESTIVAL — Sapporo City, Hokkaido (K-Pop)

13-14, 27 Feb. UVERworld Live—Sapporo City, Hokkaido, and Tokyo (Pop/Rock)

21 Feb. Find The Answer, Arashi (Idol Pop)

26-27 Feb. Mogwai Japan National Tour — Tokyo and Osaka City, Osaka (Indie Rock)

Other Events

7 Feb.-April 8. Cirque du Soleil Presents Kurios — Tokyo (Circus)

10 Feb. Fuji Xerox Super Cup 2018 — Saitama City, Saitama (Soccer Tournament Cup)

16 Feb.-25 March The Poe Clan — Tokyo (Gothic Musical)


1 Feb. Dragon Ball Fighter Z on Playstation 4, XBox One, and PC (Fighting)

8 Feb. Dynasty Warriors 9 on Playstation 4 (Fighting Platformer)

21 Feb. Metal Gear Survive on Playstation 4, XBox One, and PC (Action-Adventure Survival)