A hot spring (onsen) in Shinjuku? After the opening of the "super spa" luxury bathhouse Thermae-yu in Kabukicho in 2015, Shinjuku will get a new hot spring resort facility in the form of Onsen ...
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Typhoon Trami (Typhoon No. 24) brought intense winds to Tokyo on the night of September 30th, though damage was worse outside the city, including three reported fatalities. The capital wasn't taking ...
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The Studio Alta shopping complex in Shinjuku that is one of the most popular meeting places for people in the west Tokyo commercial district will acquire a new addition on its rooftop from September ...
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The rental DVD, books and entertainment retail chain Tsutaya once had a large branch on the east of Shinjuku Station. This was demolished a few years ago and reopened as a leaner branch with other ...
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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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VR Zone Shinjuku, one of Tokyo's top virtual reality entertainment facilities, will host a trial run of a new VR attraction based on the popular mecha anime series Gundam. Open from November 10th ...
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As previously reported, VR Zone Shinjuku opens this summer as Tokyo's latest virtual reality entertainment facility. Produced by Bandai Namco, the large space in Kabukicho features a range of VR ...
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The popular chain of designer capsule hotels 9 Hours will open a new branch and its first ever in Tokyo. The hotel opens on March 22nd in north Shinjuku's Okubo area, just two minutes' walk from JR ...
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The latest virtual reality gaming venue to open in Tokyo is VR Zone Shinjuku. It is set to open at the former Shinjuku Tokyo Milano site in summer 2017. Kabukicho's Tokyo Milano closed in December ...
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Visitors passing through Promenade Road, the underground passageway at the Marunouchi Line of Shinjuku Station, can currently pop into a photo booth to get their portrait taken in the style of ...
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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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This is a trend that continues to grow and surprise us: large-scale ads and billboards, especially in train stations, with a "physical" or interactive gimmick. From "huggable" columns to others that ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
At the risk of become a news site exclusively about teamLab, another major development in the space of a week merits a new story about the interdisciplinary technology and design group. Hot on the ...
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With the release last Friday of the first Japanese-produced Godzilla film since 2004, Godzilla is currently everywhere and anywhere. From a slew of new tie-in products to whisky products and ...
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It's the gift that keeps on giving: Tokyo's station billboard promotions. We continue to see interesting examples, especially in Shinjuku, from the "huggable" to the "scratchable". Many of ...
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