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  • Prince Disco 2015 Summer

    Fri Aug 7, 2015
    Shinagawa's Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa may not be the most likely venue for a no-holds-barred dance party, but the bubbly ... More details
  • Veta with Powell Live Set

    Fri Aug 7, 2015
    Frontline German techno event Veta makes the trip to Shibuya's Amate-Raxi in August, welcoming techno/noise contortionist ... More details
  • Meiko Kaji Programme

    Until Fri Aug 7, 2015
    Hidden among the love hotels in Shibuya's Maruyamacho, Cinema Vera is known for its focus on double features highlighting both ... More details

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10 things to buy for an outdoor summer

For camping, balcony dining, and hands-free festival dancing

Restaurants & Cafés

Yakumo Saryo

Zen aesthetics and designer wagashi


The Ritz-Carlton's latest opening

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Shopping & Style

Tom Dixon

Find your dream wingback chair at this new store


Gourmet ice pop, yes please!

Where to buy a yukata

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Art & Culture

Embracing for Painting

The future of contemporary Japanese art

Anti-Summer Fête

By Bunny Bissoux

36th Taito Noh

Watch traditional theatre outdoors


How to rent a car in Japan

It's not actually that complicated

Go on a torii gate tour

Here are 16 to get you started

48 hours in Osaka

Western Japan’s largest city offers something entirely different

Major attractions

3DCG Theatre
Performing Arts

The world's first 3DCG holographic entertainment theatre

Epson Aqua Park Shinagawa
Museums & Attractions

A brand-new 'aqua park' with cutting-edge audiovisual displays

Tokyo Sky Tree
Museums & Attractions

The tallest freestanding tower in the world

Robot Restaurant
Restaurants & Cafés

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

Kasai Rinkai Park
Museums & Attractions

Park, man-made beaches, a Japanese garden and a lotus pond

Meiji Shrine & Inner Garden
Museums & Attractions

Popular for its beauty and numerous annual festivals

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