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5 New Places to See in Tokyo on Your Next Trip to Japan

See what’s new in Japan’s capital as the country reopens for tourism.

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The Best Halloween Parties and Events for 2022

Halloween is back with a bang! Find out where to party in Tokyo for Halloween 2022.

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Tokyo’s Club Kids: The Avant-Garde of Gender-Bending Fashion and Drag

An interview with Sisen Murasaki aka DJ Sisen.

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Beyond Tokyo’s 23 Wards: Exploring West Tokyo and its Remote Islands

Tokyo is far more expansive than what you can see from atop of one of its many skyscrapers—even on the clearest day.

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Make Your Own Kit Kat at Miyashita Park’s Kit Kat Chocolatory

Break me off a piece of my own personalized KitKat bar.

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Reflections of Tokyo During the COVID-19 Pandemic, a Photo Essay

Have you ever seen Asakusa this empty?

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Nintendo Tokyo: First Japan Store Set to Open in Shibuya on November 22, 2019

As if you needed more reasons to go to Tokyo.

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Halloween in Japan: What’s Different?

The appeal of Halloween in Japan lies in two things: commercialism and costumes.

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How To Watch A Sumo Morning Training Session

Missed the sumo tournament? Don’t worry, there’s an even better way to experience sumo (and it’s free).

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Permanent Poop Museum Now Open in Tokyo

Hanging around like a bad smell, Japan’s pop-up poop museum has found a home.

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Tokyo Pride Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Biggest Parade Yet

More visibility and support for the LGBTQ community in Japan was on display at this year's Tokyo Pride.

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