Travel Back in Time to the Showa Era with This All-You-Can-Drink Event in Tokyo

The Showa period in Japan is said to have been a time of enlightened peace and harmony. A radical change occurred in the country after being defeated in World War II. Japan was occupied by foreign powers which transformed the country into a democracy. It also resulted in economic growth which rapidly made the country…

25 Hotels in Roppongi For a Great Stay in Tokyo’s Nightlife District in 2017

Roppongi (六本木) is one of the most popular districts in Tokyo (東京) for its vibrant nightlife and foreigner-friendly bars and nightclubs. Roppongi Hills is a popular spot for shopping and services, and the area enjoys an abundance of hotels, restaurants, and bars for a wide range of tastes. Roppongi is home to plenty of things…

Love Marvel? Visit This Spider-Man Cafe in Tokyo While You Still Can!

Spider-Man has captured the hearts of people around the world. This is evident in the various movie sequels being produced every few years, as well as merchandise and even themed rides at theme parks. Japan released its own version of Japanese Spider-Man, produced by Toei Company (東映) in 1978. To commemorate the release of the…

Admire Artworks of Old Masters at This Exhibit in Roppongi Before It’s Gone!

The Old Masters from the State Hermitage Museum exhibit has been on show at the Mori Arts Center Gallery (森アーツセンターギャラリー) at Roppongi Hills (六本木ヒルズ) since mid-March 2017. And as the show is about to be moved to its second location in Nagoya (名古屋) in mid-June 2017, here is an introduction to the exhibit for those…

30 Things to Do in Roppongi, Famous for its Daytime and Nighttime Attractions

Roppongi, which translates literally as “six trees”, is a central district of Tokyo that is known these days for its large expat community, towering art galleries and animated nightlife. While the night scene has given Roppongi a bad name among some, the high concentration of clubs are highly frequented and recommended by many while other…

Learn the Art of Japanese Home Cooking by Taking Lessons from This Chef in Tokyo

Japanese dishes come in great variety and regional specialties. Preparing authentic Japanese meals require some skills and they are best prepared when one uses traditional recipes. This often requires the help of a person who truly knows how to uniquely craft the dishes the authentic Japanese way. An example of such person is the talented…

Munch on One of the World’s Top 20 Burgers at THE COUNTER Store in Tokyo!

The custom burger chain THE COUNTER opened for the first time in Japan on March 31, 2017 in Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi (六本木). THE COUNTER’s burgers can be found at 42 locations around the globe and has even reached the “20 hamburgers you want to eat before you die” list by GQ Magazine in the…

Dine Like Royalty With This Event at Grand Hyatt Tokyo in Roppongi!

Russian aristocratic cuisine is not that common in Japan. Its character is derived from a diverse number of influences including Central Asian, Central European, and the Middle Eastern. Grand Hyatt Tokyo (グランドハイアット東京)’s French Kitchen (フレンチキッチン) has collaborated with the Mori Arts Center Gallery (森アーツセンターギャラリー) exhibition in serving a high-end Russian afternoon tea, which feels like…

3 Cherry Blossom Activities in Roppongi This Spring 2017

When taking a look at a list of hanami (花見; flower viewing) spots in Tokyo (東京), you would normally see Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑), Meguro River (目黒川), Imperial Palace (皇居), Ueno Park (上野公園), and the likes. These are awesome spots to enjoy the cherry blossoms, surely, but don’t forget that Roppongi (六本木) has its own sets…

This Unique Art Exhibition in Tokyo is Now Open to the Public!

Yayoi Kusama (草間彌生) is a world-renowned avant-garde artist who has worked in a wide variety of medias. All exhibit her deep interest in patterns, repetition, and psychedelic colors. One of her latest exhibitions is called “Yayoi Kusama: My Eternal Soul (わが永遠の魂)”, which reflects her lifelong preoccupation with the infinite and sublime, including the twin themes…
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