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March 16, 2016

A Visit To A Tranquil Tattoo Friendly Onsen Just Outside Tokyo

Kashiwaya Ryokan offers a foreigner-friendly yet authentic onsen experience within toe-dipping distance of central Tokyo.

March 14, 2016

Change the world at Japan’s first ever Cleanweb Hackathon

Interested in founding a startup, looking to develop an idea or want to know more about the Cleanweb movement and how you can make a difference? Japan’s first ever bilingual Cleanweb Hackathon is coming to Tokyo and Kyoto.

March 2, 2016

Getting Your Japanese Residence Card

You’re supposed to register at your city hall within two weeks of arriving. Use this quick guide to get your official life in Japan started.

August 29, 2015

What’s Dating Like in Japan for Foreign Women?

What’s dating like in Japan for foreign women? A group of gals got together to discuss the highs and lows of the Japanese dating scene

August 20, 2015

How to Recycle Old Clothes in Tokyo

If don’t want to see your favorite old sweater burning in a landfill, check out these options for recycling old clothes in Tokyo

July 17, 2015

Yokohama Dance Parade

Enjoy one of Japan’s biggest outdoor dance festivals on the streets of Yokohama this summer.

July 15, 2015

Bumping Along With Tokyo Bubble Soccer 

Playing soccer while wearing a giant, inflatable bubble? Welcome to the crazy world of Bubble Soccer Tokyo

June 26, 2015

The Edo-Tokyo Museum

Experience Tokyo through the ages at this fun and interactive museum

June 23, 2015

Magical Animal at PopUp@Aoyama

Made-from-scratch American-style meats for only one more week – get it while you can!

June 19, 2015

All The Enter-Toy-Ment At The Tokyo Toy Show 2015

Feel like a kid again at Japan’s biggest international toy show happening this weekend at Tokyo Big Sight.

June 17, 2015

Gekka T-Shirts: Supporting Orphans Through Art And Design

Look good and support a worthy cause at the same time with Gekka clothing and accessories, an Osaka-based group of artists on a mission to change the world

June 13, 2015

Maishoku: Tokyo Food Delivery Service

Maishoku is a fully bilingual online food delivery service that lets you order from more than 250 restaurants for a fast, convenient and well-balanced meal.

June 10, 2015

Touring Yanaka’s Old Quarter

In a city of 24-hour noise and neon, there’s a place that time, and Tokyo, forgot. Get lost among the charming Edo temples, pre-war alleyways and lazy cats of Yanaka’s old quarter.

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