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Relive Japan’s Past at These 4 Charming Places in Shinjuku

Numerous skyscrapers, bright neon lights, and bustling streets and train stations are some of the things that best describe Shinjuku. Amidst the busy crowd and modern facade of this lively city, there are still places in Shinjuku that will allow you to go back in time and explore the timeless beauty and charm of old…

Experience the World of Virtual Reality at the VR ZONE in Shinjuku!

Have you ever dreamed of releasing an energy ball like Son Goku? Riding a robot like those pilots you see in Gundam, Evangelion, or Voltes V? Or probably being in a zombie world like the popular American TV program, The Walking Dead, or the role-playing game, Resident Evil or Biohazard? Well, all these will be…

Gamers Rejoice! Mario Kart Virtual Reality is Coming to Tokyo in 2017!

Do you consider yourself to be a gamer? If so, we are sure you’re already familiar with the famous Italian plumber who enjoys racing around in colourful karts. Yes, of course, we’re talking about none other than Mario (マリオ)! Bandai Namco (バンダイナムコ) has recently announced that they are going to establish a new VR (virtual…

Find Tokyo’s Best Korean Food in K-Town Shin-Okubo

Japan boasts a large Korean community, and many of its members live in Tokyo. Shin-Okubo is the Korea Town of Tokyo and if you are in the mood for some tasty and stuffing Korean food, this is the place to go! Are you not (that) familiar with Korean cuisine yet? Do keep reading to find…

Brave Gamers, Enter the ’Rundown’ Anata No Warehouse Arcade if you Dare!

Anata No Warehouse (Your Warehouse) is an amusement game park with a twist, built in the city of Kawasaki. It has been made to look like the slum area of Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong. Get the feel of being transported into the back alley of grimy fake Kowloon made of dripping, rustic sheet…

Looking for the Perfect Owl Cafe? Try Cafe HOHO!

Japan’s newest trend in animal cafes keeps popping up all over Tokyo. What started as a couple cafes a few years ago has now led to dozens of cafes in various neighborhoods. Cafe Hoho in Shinjuku is a fairly new addition to the growing number of animal cafes and is a great chance to drink…

Shinjuku Golden Street: Revisit the Tokyo of Olden Days

A small area connected by narrow alleys, which is seemingly out of place in a contemporary Tokyo, and is a famous hangout area for musicians, artists, writers, academe, actors and even famous celebrities, is the Shinjuku Golden Gai. japanesesearch.com/ This used to be popular for prostitution before the year 1958 but gradually, it developed into…

Shinjuku Gyoen: amazing green escape!

Tokyo is known to be one of the most crowded cities in the world, however, it is also known for its huge and beautiful parks and gardens, just in the middle of the city. While visiting great shopping places within Tokyo huge skyscrapers and buildings, you can easily take a break from the noise and…

Escapade to the 3 Gardens of Shinjuku Gyoen National Park

upload.wikimedia.org/ Talking about a refreshing atmosphere, there is a popular place in Shinjuku you can escape to while getting stressed from the routine of the city. It is Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (新宿御苑 – Shinjuku Gyoen). This is one of the largest parks in Tokyo located just a short walk from Shinjuku Station. Until the…
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