Tokyo Cheapo, everyone's favorite guide to living or visiting Tokyo on a budget, has a made a great video introducing one of the city's best neighborhoods. Shimokitazwa, as Tokyo Cheapo say, is "a ...
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This article by Adriana Mazza first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. New Toyosu Fish Market | Photo ©Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market You’ve probably heard by now that the iconic ...
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This article by Lily Crossley-Baxter first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. If cats and rabbits just don’t do it for you any more -- how about a hedgehog? Roppongi’s latest animal cafe has these ...
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This article by Tiffany first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Golden Week refers to a cluster of holidays from late April to early May: Showa Day (April 29), referring to the previous emperor’s ...
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This article by Lily Crossley-Baxter first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. I have never met a single person who didn't cry during that first montage of UP, and I hope I never do. Pixar has consistently ...
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This article by Lily Crossley-Baxter first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. It’s Valentine’s Day soon, and as you will have noticed, there is chocolate EVERYWHERE. It’s in cute heart-shaped boxes, ...
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This article by Adriana Mazza first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Photo by Adriana Mazza Boroichi Market: Intangible Folk Cultural Asset There’s something pretty magical about an intangible ...
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This article by Adriana Mazza first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Before you ever stepped foot on Japanese soil, you probably envisioned a society in complete integration with technology. Yet, when ...
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Relax in the bath while keeping the water warm and the things you need close at hand!

This article by David Ishikawa first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. The 44th Tokyo Moto Show started October 29th and is running through November 8th, so you still have time to check it out. Being ...
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This article by Greg Lane first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Izakaya are one of Japan’s quintessential experiences. If it’s your first trip to Japan or you’ve been here for a lifetime, it’s ...
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This article by Adriana Mazza first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. If you’re not familiar with Blue Bottle, it’s a highfalutin craft coffee joint in Tokyo that usually bears hours-long queues. No ...
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This article by Grigoris Miliaresis first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Contrary to popular belief, ceremony halls aren’t a creation of bubble-era Japan and the Meguro Gajoen is the proof. Built in ...
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Unique cleaning device for small items by Akihabara gadget masters Thanko
This article by Grigoris Miliaresis first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Photo by no_typographic_man used under CC The original idea was to keep it as cheap as possible (we have a reputation to ...
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This article by Tiffany first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. While Japan has its own share of street food, street food culture just isn’t as common in Japan as it is in Southeast Asia, where locals ...
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This article by Angela Schnabel first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. For just an hour of your time you can enjoy a free factory tour and beer tasting at Suntory’s Musashino Brewery in Fuchu, ...
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