The transformation of Shibuya continues with the opening of Shibuya Cast on April 28th. Following the opening of Shibuya Hikarie in 2012 and the upcoming openings of multiple other complexes ...
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New and exciting virtual reality services just keep on appearing in Tokyo. After the announcement of VR Park Tokyo now comes another virtual reality center. And this time it is ...
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The virtual reality revolution in Japan continues. Following several high-profile attractions such as the Namcom entertainment space VR Zone Project i Can and Zero Latency in Odaiba as well as the ...
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Parco will open Gallery X By Parco, a new art space in Shibuya on December 9th. The temporary venue will host art, music and performance events in the heart of the commercial district. Gallery X ...
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Retro Japanese schoolgirl clothes perfect for loungewear
Third-wave curry, anyone? Opening November 2nd on one of the Yamanote Line platforms at Shibuya Station, Drip Currymeshi Tokyo serves rice and curry roux (curry-meshi in Japanese) with hot water ...
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As if the already announced massive four-part redevelopment of the Shibuya Station area by Tokyu and JR East was not enough, Tokyu's real estate and train subsidiaries have now finalized details for ...
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Halloween is almost upon us, and H&M is currently showcasing what it claims are "four Tokyo Halloween styles". In a video, the model Seria Kawachi goes through several quick costume changes to ...
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Square Enix is celebrating the release of World of Final Fantasy on October 27th with a one-week promotion in Shibuya Station. From October 10th to October 16th, the six columns in the concourse ...
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The perfect vessel for relieving your stress levels!
HMV continues to roll out its comeback strategies, and it has a decidedly analog flavor. The overseas music retailer has been owned in Japan by a subsidy of the convenience store giant Lawson ...
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It's the end of an era as Donbareya, the cup noodle restaurant on one of the platforms for the Yamanote Line at JR Shibuya Station, has closed. Offering Donbei instant noodles for hungry ...
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After already breaking records for inbound tourism last year, the government hopes to double the number to 40 million by 2020. So far this year, more than 10 million non-Japanese visitors have ...
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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time cafe will open at Guest Cafe and Diner inside Shibuya Parco, offering a menu inspired by director Mamoru Hosoda's famous animes like Summer Wars, Wolf Children, The ...
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Japanese horror movie-inspired beauty masks
After taking over an underground concourse in Shinjuku Station to great success in March, Sanrio's Pompompurin character is back with another "huggable" advertising campaign to celebrate his 20th ...
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Capsule hotels are one of the most iconic things about Japan but are an increasingly rare breed now since their old business model started to be undercut by all-night internet cafes. They are also ...
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In the first such event space of its kind, the Miffy Cafe opens at Shibuya Parco's The Guest Cafe & Diner from March 18th to May 8th. Not surprisingly, the Miffy Cafe will serve up a host of ...
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