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Discover the Best Things to Do in Tokyo With Our Area Guide

As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things to do in Tokyo are infinite. However long you stay in Japan you’re sure to feel like there’s not enough time to discover as much of the country’s amazing capital as you’d like. Tokyo is unequalled by other…

Quickly Reserve Your Seat at One of Japan’s Detective Conan Themed Cafés!

Detective Conan (名探偵コナン) is one of Japan’s most famous anime and manga series, known in a lot of countries all around the world. On 15th April 2017, the new movie The Crimson Love Letter (名探偵コナン から紅の恋歌 – Japanese only) will be released in Japanese theaters. It is perfectly timed for the special Conan-themed cafés that…

Top 30 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan’s Glamorous Capital!

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and one of the most glamorous cities in Asia. With its low crime rate, countless bars and restaurants, and numerous cultural and historical sites, it’s no wonder that it sees millions of tourists every year. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are coming and an even larger number of tourists is…

The Top 10 Shopping Districts in Tokyo for Fashion Enthusiasts

Fashion has become synonymous with well-known places like France, Italy, and the US. These countries house the big names for haute couture and were the first to forward fashion as something more than just clothing. Any major fashion enthusiast would easily pick any of these places given the chance of a shopping spree. The contributions…

Drawing on City Walls: Is Japanese Street Art Thriving?

Street art is often viewed with negative connotations from Japan’s traditional side. As a country known for order and cleanliness, conforming to street art is a big no-no. Compared to other countries, the street art in Japan is less developed due to the country’s conformist culture. This is why so many local enthusiasts are extending…

Catch This Free Short Film Festival in Yokohama and Tokyo While You Still Can!

Throughout the month of June, running until the 26th of the month, the Short Shorts Film Festival takes place at various venues across Tokyo and Yokohama and the best thing is that entry to most events is free of charge. The Film Festival shortshorts.org/ The Short Shorts Film Festival has been running since 1999 when…

Get Your Cuteness Overload at PomPom Purin’s Tokyo 20th Birthday Street Event

There are a lot of popular characters in Japan, presented to us by a number of well known brands. Sanrio is one of those brands, and continues to bring us the cutest or sometimes weirdest characters possible. One of their popular characters is PomPom Pudding, who is turning 20 this year! PomPom Purin pompompurin.com/ PomPom…
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