If you are in Tokyo or follow a lot of people that are, I don’t doubt you saw pictures of the Flowers by Naked installation in Nihonbashi a couple of months ago. Well the NAKED team, founded and headed by Ryotaro Muramatsu, is back again with another flower based experience but this time it’s at the Shinagawa Aqua Park.
These exhibitions are never just a feast for the eyes. The scents, the music, the performance, and even the drinks are all designed to fit. The concept this time is the marriage between water and flowers. The main events are the dolphin shows; called “The LIFE” at night and ‘GROOVY GREEN’ in the day. It’s not just dolphins though. The team has incorporated several parts of the aquarium.
Each exhibition has food and drinks that tie into the theme. This time is no exception with 4 items on offer: mint beer, elderflower soda, strawberry ice cream and rose squash. They all have much fancier flower based names but let’s be real here, you want to know what’s in it.
This is not the first event NAKED have held at the aquarium, the last being SNOW AQUARIUM in winter. It is open from April 22nd to July 2nd so that’s plenty of time to visit. I personally might wait until summer is getting unbearable to be outside but I can’t stay in my house any longer.
Be warned though, these exhibitions can get pretty crowded. Worse still, you are not the only one trying to get the perfect shot for social media, making it even more slow moving. Bring your patience with you if that kind of thing bothers you.
The aquarium is open from 10am-10pm (last entry 9pm) During Golden Week it opens form 9am though. It’s only 2200yen for adults. Not bad for a fun day out.
4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8611