Guide: How to Stay Safe in Roppongi

by Martin Danker Roppongi has grown to become the most diversified district for nightlife in all Tokyo. The mixture of all the luxury apartments surrounding the area, offices, shopping centers, boutiques, restaurants, bars, clubs, and a thriving expat community have shaped Roppongi’s character and largely influence how Tokyoites feel about this district. It’s elegant. It’s…

Lost in Lust in Love Hotels

There is something absolutely fascinating about Japanese love hotels. Catered to adults and devoted exclusively to sex, they offer a calm oasis in this archipelago of condensed apartment buildings and where, at least traditionally, several generations live together. These are not the decrepit North American motels where extramarital affairs take place and where villains in…

25 Hotels in Roppongi For a Great Stay in Tokyo’s Nightlife District in 2019

Roppongi (六本木) is one of the most popular districts in Tokyo (東京) for its vibrant nightlife and foreigner-friendly bars and nightclubs. Roppongi Hills is a popular spot for shopping and services, and the area enjoys an abundance of hotels, restaurants, and bars for a wide range of tastes. Roppongi is home to plenty of things…
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4 Ways to Spend the Christmas Season this Year in Japan

Christmas is fast approaching! Just like other countries in the world, Japan celebrates Christmas in a fun and festive way. Though the season is not based on any religious reasons, it is still one of the best times to have fun in the country. If you’re unsure of what events to look out for in…

Lose yourself in this breathtaking digital art museum by teamLab!

When it comes to fancy schmancy digital art museums, teamLab is taking the cake. If you have seen photos of stunning pictures similar to the ones below, then most likely it is one of the works of teamLab. The group has been making waves in this past couple of years with their prominent exhibitions in…

Love Marvel? Visit This Spider-Man Cafe in Tokyo While You Still Can!

Spider-Man has captured the hearts of people around the world. This is evident in the various movie sequels being produced every few years, as well as merchandise and even themed rides at theme parks. Japan released its own version of Japanese Spider-Man, produced by Toei Company (東映) in 1978. To commemorate the release of the…

Learn the Art of Japanese Home Cooking by Taking Lessons from This Chef in Tokyo

Japanese dishes come in great variety and regional specialties. Preparing authentic Japanese meals require some skills and they are best prepared when one uses traditional recipes. This often requires the help of a person who truly knows how to uniquely craft the dishes the authentic Japanese way. An example of such person is the talented…

Munch on One of the World’s Top 20 Burgers at THE COUNTER Store in Tokyo!

The custom burger chain THE COUNTER opened for the first time in Japan on March 31, 2017 in Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi (六本木). THE COUNTER’s burgers can be found at 42 locations around the globe and has even reached the “20 hamburgers you want to eat before you die” list by GQ Magazine in the…

3 Cherry Blossom Activities in Roppongi This Spring 2017

When taking a look at a list of hanami (花見; flower viewing) spots in Tokyo (東京), you would normally see Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑), Meguro River (目黒川), Imperial Palace (皇居), Ueno Park (上野公園), and the likes. These are awesome spots to enjoy the cherry blossoms, surely, but don’t forget that Roppongi (六本木) has its own sets…