ANA GranWhale Launch Celebration Campaign

Strolling in Kyoto's Gion with your avatar!

Go on a Virtual Trip to Pontocho & Gion Shinbashi and Win Luxury Prizes!

From January 15, 2024, Monday to January 31, 2024, Wednesday

The campaign has been closed.
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Go on a 3D Virtual Trip to Kyoto Discover the Fascinating History And Fun Facts Along the Way

ANA GranWhale: The Immersive virtual traveling app. Users can enjoy traveling while exploring the history, culture, and architecture of destinations around the world, along with discovering related fun facts.
A limited-time campaign will be held to celebrate the launch of ANA GranWhale in Japan, giving away fantastic prizes! Don't miss out on the chance to join this campaign while enjoying the virtual trip to Kyoto's Gion.

Win luxury prizes!

  1. 1st

    ANA flight tickets for two people

    1 set for 2 persons

    Free domestic flights in Japan! ANA flight tickets for two people

  2. 2nd


    2 set for 4 persons

    Experience staying in a traditional Kyoto townhouse! MACHIYA INNS & HOTELSFREE STAY in a private
    Kyoto townhouse
    (Entire House / 2 Guests) For more information about MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN KYOTO,
    please visit here

  3. 3rd

    Buy whatever you like!Amazon gift card Worth ¥10,000

    10 persons

    Buy whatever you like!Amazon Japan gift card
    Worth ¥10,000

Please refer to the Campaign Terms and Conditions for more details regarding the prizes.

Get special rewards by visiting Kyoto in person! Digital Stamp Collection Event
will be held at the same time!

How to participate    

How to participate    

Simple 3 steps

  1. step1

    Play ANA GranWhale!

    Play ANA GranWhale!
  2. step2

    Share on Facebook!

    Step2 ANA Share on Facebook!
  3. step3

    Answer the
    Online Survey!

    Step3 Answer the Online Survey!
  1. step1

    Play ANA GranWhale!

    Collecting flower petals while strolling at "Pontocho" & "Gion Shijo", and answering quizzes about history and culture.
    At the same time, there will be limited-time login bonuses and exclusive items as event rewards.

    Free with in-app purchase

    1. Collect petals

      Collect petals
    2. Complete quiz

      Complete quiz challenges

    Get limited items
    by completing
    the quizzes!

    limited items limited items
    1. POINT 01

      Explore the History of Gion Shinbashi

      Enjoy strolling around Gion Shimbashi while learning about the ingenuity hidden in traditional Kyoto townhouses, the tanka poems composed by literati, and travel etiquette.

      Dr. Michifumi Isoda

      Guided by Dr. Michifumi Isoda

      A renowned historian representing Japan. Having extensive knowledge, he provides easy-to-understand explanations of history, culture, and the way people lived in the past.

    2. POINT 02

      Travel Pontocho in depth &
      Experience the Future of Kamo River

      Introducing recommended shops, Alley Aquarium, and the secret of the Chidori crest (the emblem of Gion Shinbashi). Also, don't miss the chance to experience the future of Kamo River!

      • Travel Pontocho in depth & Experience the Future of Kamo River
      • Travel Pontocho in depth & Experience the Future of Kamo River
      • Travel Pontocho in depth & Experience the Future of Kamo River
      Mr. Akira Kambe

      Guided by Mr. Akira Kambe

      The Secretary General of the Gion Shinbashi District Development Council. He has a profound love for Gion Shinbashi and has been committed to preserving the townscape.

  2. step2

    Share on

    ①Follow the ANA GranWhale Facebook account.
    → Follow Now

    ②In Kyoto in the ANA GranWhale app, take photos of your avatar exploring Pontocho or Gion Shinbashi.

    ③Post the photos with the hashtag "#LuxuryPrizesInVirtualKyoto".

  3. step3

    Answer the
    Online Survey!

    It only takes 3 minute to complete.

    Entry deadline: January 31, 2024 (Wed)
    Winners will be contacted by email.

    Fill out the survey

    The campaign has been closed.

Win the luxury prizes!

Terms & Conditions

■Campaign Terms & Conditions

The winners will be selected through a rigorous examination and lottery. The winners will be notified via direct message on X starting from around mid-February 2024. The prizes will be shipped starting from late February.
We will confirm the shipping address when contacting the winners. However, please note that if we are unable to deliver a prize due to the following reasons, such as the winner's address being unknown or failure to reach the winner, the winner's prize will be forfeited.
Prizes cannot be transferred or resold to anyone other than the winner. Additionally, we cannot accommodate any exchanges, refunds, or cash redemptions. According to the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, please be aware that you may be ineligible for other campaigns held by our company during the same period if you win this campaign.
Posts with private settings or without hashtags will be considered invalid. Additionally, posts will be deemed invalid if we determine that a post violates public order and morals, is used for advertising purposes, or infringes upon the rights of other companies or individuals.
Posting is entirely at your own risk. Please exercise caution regarding copyright, public order and morals, as well as the invasion of your own or others' privacy. We accept no responsibility for any damages incurred by customers or third parties resulting from your posts.
Regarding the posting of images, please refer to the "the Guidelines for ANA GranWhale Content Posting and Streaming" for detailed information.
Images posted may be used for our company's public relations and promotional activities, including the promotion of this campaign. Furthermore, we reserve the right to modify or cancel the campaign at our discretion, without prior notice.
Please note that the availability of participating stores may be affected by their regular holidays, business hours, and other factors. Please check the business days, hours, and situation of the participating stores yourself.
People aged below 18 should participate in this campaign with the consent of their guardians. If a minor participates, it will be assumed that they have obtained parental consent.
ANA NEO and ANA Group accept no responsibility for any troubles or damages arising from the use of this page or participation in this campaign, except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.
Please understand that we further disclaim liability for Internet connection issues.
Please be aware that the prizes are subject to change without prior notice.

■Campaign Participation

For this campaign, there is no need to register for participation through the My Campaigns page on the ANA Mileage Club website.
The following persons are ineligible to participate in this campaign:
If you cancel your membership with ANA Research Monitor or ANA Mileage Club during the campaign period or before receiving the awarded points by completing surveys;
If the registered information in the survey is found to be false or incomplete, or if any fraudulent activity is detected.
We are unable to provide support regarding inquiries about the campaign's completion conditions.
There may be situations where participation in the campaign is not possible due to factors such as system maintenance.

■Personal Information Processing Policy

The personal information of participants will be securely held and used solely for the purposes of conducting, operating, and promoting the campaign. This includes communication related to the campaign, prize delivery, management of entries, and publication of entries. Additionally, the information may be utilized to generate non-identifiable statistical data. All personal information will be handled and dealt with in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, such as the Act on the Protection of Personal Information. The collected personal information will not be used for any other purposes.
Participants' personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without Participants' consent, except in cases where it is necessary to introduce the entries, or entrust business operations to subcontractors for the implementation, operation, and promotion of the campaign, or as otherwise required by law.
Participants' personal information will be promptly deleted upon the conclusion of the campaign.
For detailed information about the processing of personal information, we will adhere to the ANA NEO Privacy Policy.

■About Prizes

【ANA flight tickets for two people】1 set for 2 persons
Ticket validity: From the date of the announcement of winning until September 30, 2024 (please note that blackout periods may apply, such as the Obon holiday)
Applicable routes and conditions: Round-trip tickets for two people to fly to any destination on the ANA Group network (limited to flights serviced by ANA, excluding codeshare flights operated by a partner airline with an ANA flight number).

・Flight prizes are subject to travel periods, flights, and seat availability. No changes are permitted.
・In accordance with the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, winners can select any route within a fare range that does not exceed 100,000 yen.
・Winners are responsible for any costs other than the flight tickets (such as transportation expenses to the airport).
・The prizes are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. (One travel companion can travel together with the winner for the round-trip flight.)
・Each winner will be given further instructions on how and when to make the reservation.

【MACHIYA INNS & HOTELS Virtual】2 sets for 4 persons
Accommodation period: 1 night between March 1, 2024, and July 31, 2024.
Eligible facilities: MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN Kyoto (a total of 57 facilities including the Gion and Kiyomizu areas)

・Meals are not included.
・Each winner can choose one facility from the eligible facilities (availability of the preferred facility may be subject to the vacancy on the desired date).
・Each winner will be given further instructions on the reservation process.
・In order to proceed with the reservation, the winners' personal information will be provided to AJ Interbridge. The winners' personal information will be handled in accordance with the AJ Interbridge Privacy Policy.

【Amazon ¥10,000 gift card】10 persons
¥10,000 gift card redeemable on Amazon Japan
Gift Card Validity: 10 years from the date of issuance

・Each winner will be given the Amazon gift card code upon being notified they are a winner.
・To redeem the Amazon gift cards, winners will need to apply the gift card code to their Amazon account within the validity period.
・This campaign is organized by ANA NEO, Inc. Inquiries regarding this campaign will not be answered by Amazon.
・Amazon gift cards can be used on PC and mobile phones, sites and other e-commerce sites that support Amazon Pay. Amazon gift cards cannot be used on US, Canada, UK, Germany, France or China Amazon websites.

The virtual spaces in the Pontocho, Kamo River, and Gion Shinbashi areas are created with the 3D city model from "PLATEAU", the Tokyo Digital Twin Project promoted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.

Ana Granwhale
Virtual Travel
Supported OS
iOS / Android
Free for basic play (with in-app purchases)
Design, development, and management
Areas of service
Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia
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