Ikebukuro

Enjoy Traditional Japanese Dance, Music, and a Parade at This Festival in Tokyo!

Ikebukuro is one of Tokyo’s districts where you can see several major attractions and events. This coming September 23 and 24, 2017, a huge festival will be held in order to bring the community to a festive mood. It is a great opportunity for locals and tourists alike to see an “Omikoshi,” which is a…

Join the Fun and Dancing at the Unmissable Tokyo Yosakoi Festival This 2017!

Many festivals occur during different seasons in Japan. During the pleasant month of October, the Tokyo Yosakoi Festival is held in order to show people the ever-unique style of “Yosakoi” dance. A lot of people participate in this event and several performers can be witnessed dancing and chanting local folk songs. This 2017, the festival…

Get a Healthy Glow with Custom-Made Salads from These 3 Tokyo Restaurants

There is a variety of salad dishes in Japan. You can even find some delicious salads in convenience stores. While the country has ample amounts of healthy food options, one of the best places to find good food is Tokyo. There are so many eateries serving delicious dishes including sushi, sukiyaki, tempura, etc. which look…

Discover the Best Things to Do in Japan with Our Area Guide

Japan enjoyed nearly twenty million tourists in 2016 and the number is only expected to increase with time. This incredible country of innovation, tradition, excellent food and world-leading entertainment has captured the hearts of travellers around the world. As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things…

3 Business Hotels in Ikebukuro For Travelers On a Budget!

If you’re traveling across Japan, you’re sure to come across business hotels everywhere you go. Most of these places are small but are usually kept clean and come with a private ensuite bathroom. Small business hotels are a great alternative to the larger expensive chain hotels. Locals with the inside knowledge know that this 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…

Cosplayers, Your Figurines Can Have Their Own Photoshoots in Ikebukuro!

Almost anything is possible in the capital city of Japan. When it comes to cosplay photography, not only humans partake in the event but also inanimate objects. Such is the case of Haco Stadium Tokyo, a cosplay photo studio which opened in 2015. It is a cosplay paradise for those who want their pictures taken…

A Theme Cafe for Popular Smartphone Game Puyopuyo!! Quest Is Now Open in Ikebukuro!

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the Puyo Puyo Quest Café makes a return this year! The opening of the café also serves to promote the smartphone game by Sega Networks, which is titled ‘Puyopuyo!! Quest’. The game, which is also known as PuyoQue, is a puzzle RPG game that features characters and designs…

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Yu-Gi-Oh! at Its Cafe This April 2016!

Yu-Gi-Oh! was one of the popular trading card games, manga, and anime shows that became a part of our childhood along with Pokemon. Kids in Japan, even nowadays, are also familiar with the franchise as it has evolved over the course of time releasing new storylines and new characters that some of us just don’t…
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