My most anticipated time during Summer : Fireworks.
In Kansai, the biggest one PL Fireworks on August 1, 2011.
Before I moved out to Tokyo, every year , rain or shine I always watch The Yodogawa Fireworks. It it always scheduled first Saturday of August. This year it is on August 6, 2011.
The Kobe Fireworks Festival is also schedule on the same day, August 6, 2011.
Check out the August Edition of Kansai Scene Magazine for schedules.