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There is currently a special collaboration between Mika Ninagawa (蜷川実花) and Sumida Aquarium (すみだ水族館), which has a theme of jellyfish and flowers. This exhibition, therefore, was appropriately named Mika Ninagawa x Jellyfish. Mika Ninagawa ninamika.com/ Mika Ninagawa is a contemporary photographer who is known for her unique style - incorporating bright colors...

Tokyo Solamachi, which is the name of the complex that is attached to the Tokyo Skytree, offers an enormously wide variety of souvenir shops that are definitely great places to pick up souvenirs from for anyone. This article concentrates on some of the more traditional Japanese shops that can...

With the warm summer nights fast approaching, many of us are looking for a fun way to spend the days with our friends and families. With a number of events and activities available during the summer, there are practically endless options for you to enjoy this season. sumida-aquarium.com/ Since the...

With the summer coming closer, many establishments all over the country are now bringing out their own set of preparations for the upcoming season. One particular establishment that is often visited by tourists in Tokyo has also prepared their own share of excitement for summer! While the season may come...

Ryogoku is a neighborhood in Sumida, Tokyo which is known as the heartland of sumo. Many times you'll be able to spot rikishi wrestlers around town going about their daily business, you can even see them at train stations sometimes! Every year, around three of the six Grand Sumo...

There are so many spectacular fireworks festivals in Japan which is why some places are even dedicated to their history. One particular place called Ryogoku, in Tokyo, is said to be the origin of Japanese fireworks. It displays animated fireworks during summer and is also home to a facility...

Shiseido is a well-known Japanese company which produces personal care products such as skin care, hair care, fragrances, and cosmetics. Shiseido was founded in 1872 and is among the oldest companies in the world. It is the biggest cosmetics company in Japan and it also has a strong presence...

The first of this year's six annual sumo tournaments pushed off on Sunday, January 10th at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo and will run until January 24th. The majority of advanced tickets have now been sold but there will be 350 unreserved seats sold every day and the good news...

On a beautiful day when the sun shines bright and you have nowhere to rush to after visiting the famous Tokyo Skytree, cute Moomins are waiting to welcome you to their House Café. Author's photo On the first floor of Tokyo Skytree, just steps away from the East exit of...

If you want to indulge in the richness of chocolate, go to Tokyo Skytree. On its lower levels, shops and restaurants are lined up for you. It is quite hard not to notice one of its precious gems: "100% Chocolate Cafe." Yes, you've heard it right. It offers 100%...

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