Ikebukuro

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…

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…

Why are these 3 Animals so Important that they have their own Statues in Tokyo?

Widely known and popularly used as meeting points, statues in Tokyo are seen by many but the story and meaning behind their creation is sometimes lost. While statues of people can somehow still speak for themselves, statues of animals are more often than not unrecognizable. Do you know these famous animal statues? 1. Hachiko (Shibuya)…

Wonderland in Ikebukuro: Themed Restaurant ’Alice in an Old Castle’

Alice in an Old Castle is one of the five Alice in Wonderland themed restaurants in Tokyo. Located close to the east exit of Ikebukuro station, it is relatively easy to reach and a must if you like theme restaurants, Alice in Wonderland, or cute things in general! The Concept govoyagin.com/ Each of the locations…
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