Suigian is a new sushi restaurant in central Tokyo that combines classical performing arts with some of the finest dining the city has to offer. Opening March 20th in Nihonbashi, the lunch and ...
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JR West has announced that a special Hello Kitty version of the Shinkansen bullet train will be in operation this summer. Sanrio's immensely popular cat character will decorate a 500 Series ...
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Spring has arrived in Tokyo, bringing with it sunny and warm days, blustery winds and their accompanying first bouts of pollen allergies, and a wealth of spring-related foods and other products. This ...
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Global cosmetics giant Chanel has opened a branded Coco game center in Shibuya ward, Tokyo. Open from March 2nd to March 11th in Case B in Jingumae, near Omotesando and Harajuku, the ground floor ...
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Following its successful debut in 2014, the site-specific festival Dogo Onsenart returns, transforming hotel and traditional Japanese inn rooms at the famous hot spring resort into art ...
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Visitors to Sanrio Puroland, the theme park with attractions based on Sanrio characters, can enjoy a whole new kind of entertainment from March with a kabuki-inspired Hello Kitty ...
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The manga and anime franchise Cardcaptor Sakura has spawned a lot of spin-off merchandise over the years, and it now has its own cafe in Tokyo. The shojo manga about elementary school student ...
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The success of the robot-staffed Henn na Hotel in Japan has now led to a "robot cafe" in central Tokyo. From February 1st, a robotic barista is serving customers at the Henn na Cafe in a branch of ...
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Mori Building will partner with teamLab to open the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless this summer at Palette Town in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay. Set to become one of the major ...
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We all know conveyor-belt sushi (kaiten-zushi). But what about conveyor-belt sweets? For a limited time only, that experiment is coming to Tokyo -- and just in time for Valentine's Day, ...
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Japan will finally gets its first ever permanent Pokémon cafe, opening in the central Tokyo district of Nihonbashi in 2018. The new Pokémon Center Tokyo DX and Pokémon Cafe are scheduled to ...
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Visitors to the Abeno Harukas in Osaka, Japan, can currently enjoy games of the classic game Tetris on a giant wall located on the top floor of the skyscraper. The game is projected onto a space ...
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Students in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, have created dinosaur sculptures using rice straw from farmers affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. There are six straw dinosaurs on ...
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After yet another typhoon in a very rainy October spoiled the weekend closest to Halloween, thousands of people in Tokyo seized the chance to celebrate All Hallows' Eve on October 31st itself despite ...
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One of the big changes in the Tokyo landscape in recent years has been the ongoing gentrification of the Kabukicho district of Shinjuku. Long a no-go zone unless you wanted to visit one of the less ...
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