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  • Hostess Club Weekender (November)

    Sun Nov 2 - Mon Nov 3, 2014
    UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. Tickets will be refunded in full.The latest edition of Hostess Club Weekender, the ... More details
  • Kanda Curry Grand Prix

    Sat Nov 1 - Mon Nov 3, 2014
    There's over 300 curry shops in Kanda, and this event brings together more than 20 of them to do battle for the Grand Prix ... More details
  • Deutschlandfest 2014

    Until Mon Nov 3, 2014
    The German embassy in Tokyo presents Deutschlandfest, your annual opportunity to enjoy not only the obligatory sausages and ... More details
  • CJ Ramone

    Tue Nov 4, 2014
    All of the original Ramones may be dead, but latter-day bassist CJ Ramone continues to fly the flag for one of punk's most ... More details
  • Fall in Palette

    Until Tue Nov 4, 2014
    Clothing brand Journal Standard's pancake café J.S. celebrates the season with autumn-inspired specialities, featuring ... More details
  • Shibuya Italy Festival

    Until Wed Nov 5, 2014
    Shibuya's department stores get some extra Mediterranean flavour for this week, as the Italy Festival takes over with pop-up ... More details

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Most scenic bicycle routes

Cycling destinations for all fitness levels

Restaurants & Cafés

Tastiest dessert

Go hunting for creamy custard delights

Yummiest sandwiches

Upgrade your lunch hour with one of these delicacies

Best healthy ramen

Stay slim without sacrificing any gourmet pleasures

Shopping & Style

Tokyo's best travel-themed shops

Kit yourself out for the ride at these stylish stores

Tokyo's best denim shops

Where to shop for long-lasting style

Top 15 Kappabashi souvenirs

What to bring back from Tokyo's fun 'Kitchen Town'

Art & Culture

Tokyo Designers Week 2014

Japan's biggest design trade show is back

Around Michel Gondry's World

Shoot your own film in three hours

Japan’s 10-year-old art prodigy

Meet Mondo-kun, the boy who was born to draw


Best day and weekend hikes

Celebrating the announcement of a new 'mountain holiday'

Soul-rejuvenating escapes

Our 'slow travel' guide for Tokyoites seeking a bit of calm

Dive into the Philippines

One of the most affordable southeast Asian countries to travel to from Japan

Major attractions

Robot Restaurant
Restaurants & Cafés

Bikini-clad babes battle with giant ’borgs in this bizarre stage show

Daikanyama T-Site

In a perfect world, all bookshops would be like this


This landmark Shibuya store is the domain of the joshikousei

Sanrio Puroland
Museums & Attractions

How much Hello Kitty can you handle? There’s only one way to find out

Ghibli Museum

The anime haven offers a tasteful alternative to Disneyland

Todoroki Valley
Around Town

Find solace amidst a prime slab of greenery in Setagaya Ward

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