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Did You Know That the World’s Longest-Running Animated Series Is From Japan?

What’s great about most Japanese animations is that they are committed to the concept of heartwarming tales about typical middle-class families. This is especially true with the world’s longest-running animated series, Sazae-san. From its first broadcast up to this day, it continues to entertain with its stories on how small things can bring happiness to…

Sing your Heart Out in Tokyo on the First Karaoke Ferris Wheel in the World!

Disneyland Tokyo is not actually located in Japan’s capital city. It is in Chiba, around an hour’s train ride from Tokyo Station. A rather famous entertainment park in the area that actually is in Tokyo is Tokyo Dome City. It includes several attractions including the ever-popular Big-O, which is considered to be one of the…

What and Where Is This Japanese Island That Keeps on Growing?

As you may have already known, Japan has a lot of active and dormant volcanoes scattered all across its islands. But did you know that Japan is one of those countries that keep increasing its area due to volcanic activity? The Pacific Ring of Fire is a dangerous place in the world with many underwater…

This New Theatre in Tokyo Creates a Type of Entertainment Everyone Can Enjoy

Yurakucho is a popular place in Tokyo with reasonably-priced eateries and a laid-back atmosphere. People generally come to its tiny alleys to socialize and drink after dark. However, its image is changing slightly with the newly opened Alternative Theater on the seventh floor of the Yurakucho Center Building. This theater aims to offer a variety…

Do You Know Where You Can Relive the Famous Story of the 47 Ronin in Tokyo?

The legend of the 47 Ronin (warriors without a lord) has been ingrained into Japanese folklore through books, films, and other forms of art. Known in Japan as the “Ako Roshi,” the story has even made it to Hollywood. With its tale of honor and sacrifice, it captures the essence of Bushido – the samurai…

5 Must-Visit Spots in the Little-Known Areas of Sugamo and Komagome, Tokyo

The Yamanote train line (山手線) has been very popular among tourists for it has stops in the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo (東京) such as Shibuya (渋谷), Shinjuku (新宿), Ueno (上野), Harajuku (原宿), Yoyogi (代々木), and Ikebukuro (池袋). However, people often ignore the fact that there is much to see in each station within…

Find Your Olympian Sports Potential at This Prestigious University in Tokyo!

Japan is one of those countries which never ceases to showcase its talent in any major sports event. The Japanese are keen on sports such as judo, gymnastics, athletics, wrestling, ski jumping, speed skating, and others. Tokyo hosted the 1964 summer Olympics and it is all ready to host it for the second time in…

Party All Night at the Biggest Nightclub in Tokyo!

Tokyo (東京) has many nightclubs to fill your evening with joy after a stressful day. Whether you want to make new friends, dance, drink, or all of the above, Tokyo has got you covered. Many local people and visitors go to nightclubs in search of a fun-filled evening. Tokyo is definitely one of the best…

Don’t Miss This Hidden Sanctuary in the Heart of Tokyo City – Todoroki Valley!

Who says Tokyo City is just all about the hustle and bustle of the typical urban life? Well, yes, there’s a truth in that one. Considering the capital’s world-class industrialization and its reputation as a technologically advanced city, it’s easy to conclude how life would be like in town – busy, noisy, generally comfortable but…

Is It a Sci-Fi Starship? No, It’s One of Tokyo’s Most Unique Temples!

There are many architecturally brilliant buildings all over Japan, ranging from old to modern structures. One of such is the Reiyukai Shakaden (霊友会釈迦殿) temple located in central Tokyo (東京) in proximity to the Tokyo Tower (東京タワー). It is a modern temple built in the shape of a sci-fi starship with a striking black exterior. It…
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