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 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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Konica Minolta Planetarium Manten in Sunshine City is set to undergo renovations in September and reopen in December with special "grass lawn" and cloud" seats. The idea is that you can lie back ...
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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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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
Last weekend Roppongi Art Night 2015 took over the Roppongi area for a night of art and The events, performances and installations stretched out from sundown on April 25 to sunrise on ...
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This article by Liz Shek-Noble first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. The Michelin Guide is one of the most respected and famous systems for rating restaurants and hotels across the world. Gaining a ...
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Another day, another crazy use of English in the world of Tokyo retail? But no, this isn't another new entry in the long annals of places in Japan with unfortunate English names. The innuendo is ...
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While we all know Shibuya and Shinjuku for their great selection of bars and eateries (in between all the gazillions of chain places, of course), but what about some of the more tucked-away or lesser ...
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Get in the mood for the 2020 Summer Olympics in a truly Japanese pop culture style!
This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. [caption id="attachment_3859" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Image by dat’, used under a Creative Commons ...
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Scottish beer brand BrewDog is set to open its own bar in Roppongi from March 1st. BrewDog Roppongi will offer ten beers on tap -- six standards and four seasonal brews -- plus a further ten guest ...
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It's Valentine's Day in Japan (and it's snowing again too). While in Japan famously it's actually the custom for the girls to give a gift on February 14th, with the men giving something on March ...
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Tokyo Reporter has posted about another incident in the ongoing "No dancing" saga that is affecting Japan's nightlife. GP Bar in Roppongi was raided and the manager and DJ arrested for the heinous ...
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If you’re going to have ice in your drink, shouldn’t it be eye-catching at least? The Ice Ball Mold is easy to use, has professional-grade quality, and makes perfectly seamless ice balls within seconds!
At the risk of adding yet more to the digital mountains of bytes and bloggings about the multifarious cafes and restaurants the curious explorer can find in Tokyo, here's another place to add to the ...
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