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Roppongi Hills

Roppongi (六本木), which translates literally as "six trees", is a central district of Tokyo (東京) that is known these days for its large expat community, towering art galleries and animated nightlife. While the night scene has given Roppongi a bad name among some, the high concentration of clubs are...

At the mention of Tokyo (東京), I am sure everyone has the idea that it is a costly place to visit. However, this is not 100 percent true. Just recently, my friend and I spent a day traveling around Tokyo area in, what I would say, an economical way....

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...

Studio Ghibli needs no introduction as it is famous worldwide for churning out many hit anime films such as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Grave of the Fireflies, Princess Mononoke, and Howl's Moving Castle. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Studio Ghibli, there will be a...

Seeing anything from the top has the tendency to put certain aspects of life into perspective. Seeing Tokyo from the top is an experience that is difficult to describe until you have experienced it for yourself! Check out which of these 3 viewing hot spots provide the best views...

There are many girls all over the world that are familiar with the girl with long, pig-tailed, blonde hair sporting a skimpy sailor-like uniform that loves to pose along with her equally-coordinated friends by her side. But really, who hasn't heard of the amazing, wonderfully talented Sailor Moon?! Sailor Moon's...

There are many magical girl anime shows that have aired in both Japan and around the world. However, when there is any mention of magical girls, one thing that pops to mind first is none other than the popular, Sailor Moon. Created by Takeuchi Naoko, the magical girl franchise...

Roppongi is a well-known district to foreigners in Tokyo. The urban (re)development of the Roppongi area began in 2003, and one of its largest redevelopment projects is 'Roppongi Hills'. There are a large number of residential spaces, offices, art museums, deluxe hotels and recreational facilities all situated in one...

Recently, I found myself going to the Mori Art Museum located in Roppongi Hills to enjoy the current exhibition of "The 500 Arhats" by internationally acclaimed Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami. Without knowing what to expect, I was amazed by the meaningful works of Murakami and baffled by their dimensions. The...

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to find a date. Your married friends may be spending Friday nights trawling Ikea or Nitori for a new bookshelf but in one swipe you can find someone willing to share a drink or some food with you. The hard...

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