sand dunes

Have plans to visit Tottori’s sand dunes this summer? Catch some Pokémon while you’re at it!

In fact, Tottori’s governor officially encourages you to venture into the sand to catch ’em all.

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Star Wars is going back to its sand roots in Tottori Prefecture with massive sand sculpture

Everything in Japan is coming up Star Wars right now. There was the amazing snow sculpture at the Sapporo Snow Festival in February, the stunning rice field art in July, beautiful Nebuta festival floats in August, and of course those amazing Samurai Star Wars figures that are about to go on sale. A new hope has risen for fans as this will be the first time in 10 years that Jedi Masters and our favorite droids will grace the big screen.

Another city in Japan has decided to strike back with a Force-inspired exhibit in the only place in the country that could match up to the desert planet of Tatooine. In the sand dunes of Tottori, a massive Star Wars sand sculpture is going to be erected. A return of the giant sculptures, if you will.

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