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  • Koami Shrine Doburoku Matsuri

    Fri Nov 28, 2014
    The good folks of Ningyocho sure know how to properly celebrate a harvest festival – that is, by partaking in the harvest right ... More details
  • Ben Watt

    Thu Nov 27 - Fri Nov 28, 2014
    Formerly one half of Everything But The Girl, Ben Watt returns to Tokyo as a solo artist to perform perfectly-crafted, downbeat ... More details
  • Shoko Ogushi: Men Behind the Scenes

    Until Sat Nov 29, 2014
    Eton boys, German conscripts and modern pentathletes are all fair game in the photographic world of Shoko Ogushi, who describes ... More details
  • Festivin 2014

    Sun Nov 30, 2014
    Autumn in Tokyo always sees plenty of beer festivals, while sake-dedicated events have also been on the upswing in recent ... More details
  • Fiesta de España 2014

    Sat Nov 29 - Sun Nov 30, 2014
    The dengue fever-carrying mosquitoes have left and Yoyogi Park's been deemed safe for the public again, so you won't have any ... More details
  • Tokyo Vegefood Festa 2014

    Sat Nov 29 - Sun Nov 30, 2014
    Throughout the year, Yoyogi Park serves as a gathering point for Tokyo's various ethnic minorities and special interest groups. ... More details

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Onsen etiquette

Tips for hot-spring novices

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

The Monocle Shop opens in Shibuya

Where the magazine becomes 3D

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

Art & Culture

Time – David Bowie

The rock legend through the eyes of Masayoshi Sukita

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


Hot spring getaways

Six of the best onsen day trips and weekend breaks

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

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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