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Relax and Surround Yourself With Books at This Book Lover’s Haven in Shinjuku

A book lover’s haven has opened in the heart of Shinjuku, Japan. Discover the pleasures of staying at the TSUTAYA BOOK APARTMENT below! TSUTAYA BOOK APARTMENT A post shared by TSUTAYA BOOK APARTMENT (@tba_shinjuku) on Dec 21, 2017 at 3:44am PST The TSUTAYA BOOK APARTMENT occupies the fourth, fifth, and sixth floor of the Shinjuku…

3 Great Reading Practice Materials for Intermediate Japanese Learners

When learning Japanese, it is crucial that you keep using what you’ve learned all the time, else you will oftentimes find yourself forgetting things. One of the best ways to relax and also practice Japanese is to read, whether it be a book, manga, or the news. However, as an intermediate student, it can be…

Relax and Unwind at These 4 Top Cafes In Tokyo For Book Lovers!

How else can you best enjoy reading a good book than with a great cup of coffee? Well, at least for coffee lovers, reading whilst drinking this bitter-sweet beverage is enough to start any day and the perfect way to spend their free time. Coffee and books are a winning combination for many! In Tokyo,…

How Many of These 4 Great and Insightful Books Set in Japan Have You Read?

Finding the right book can often be a difficult task as you trawl through various shelves at the bookstore or library searching for that one collection of pages that interest you. Furthermore, if you’re looking for a book particularly set in Japan, your options can oftentimes be a little more limited, sometimes with just a…

A Hotel for Bookworms Is Opening in the Hot Spring Town of Hakone, Japan in 2018!

For all the bookworms out there that are thinking of making a visit to Japan, specifically a trip to the hot spring area of Hakone (箱根), there will be a new kind of hotel opening in the spring of 2018 which will be perfect for you. Check it out! Hakone Honbako (箱根本箱) 蔵書数なんと2万冊!本に囲まれるブックホテル「箱根本箱」来春オープン #旅行 #ホテル…

Have a Safe and Secure Journey to Tokyo with This Helpful New Guidebook!

Are you planning on heading to Tokyo sometime soon yet unsure about which places to visit? Worry not, as the new Sompo Guide Tokyo is here to help you! It is a guidebook which allows visitors to have a memorable and safe journey in Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. Unlike other guidebooks, it focuses…

Spend Golden Week in Tranquility at These 3 Less Crowded Destinations in Japan

Golden Week 2017 is almost here! It is the busiest holiday season in Japan which takes place from April 29 to May 5. It is a wonderful opportunity for people to take a break from work or go on a long vacation. During this time, several places are really crowded, particularly trains and airports. Regardless…

Best-Selling Novel About Japanese Manzai Comedy Gets Adapted into a Movie

“Laughter is the best medicine.” It may be a cliché, but apparently, many people believe in this philosophy as we put our TV sets in our homes and tune into entertainment shows to relieve ourselves from the stress we have been feeling that day. Japan is known for its unique sense of humor. The country…

Cosplay and Read Books All Night at This Bookstore Event in Tokyo!

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night at a bookstore and reading all the books you want to read? How about cosplaying the whole night until you get tired? Or are you the person who wants to do both? JUNKUDO (ジュンク堂), a bookstore in Tokyo (東京), will be holding an event this 2017 where…
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