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Mukogaoka Yuen: Exploring Kawasaki’s Cultural Playground

Get artsy with the avant-garde world of Taro Okamoto, the cuteness of Doraemon and your own indigo-dyeing talent.

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Real Rainbow Lines Up with Tokyo’s Famous Rainbow Bridge

And Twitter was filled with joy.

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The Story of Shimokitazawa

There's history behind this hipster 'hood, once dubbed the coolest neighborhood in the world.

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Nintendo Tokyo: First Japan Store Set to Open in Shibuya in 2019

As if you needed more reasons to go to Tokyo.

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A Gourmet Guide to Musashino, West Tokyo

Drool over the foodscape in Kichijoji and Musashi Sakai.

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Alata: 5 Reasons to See this Crazy New Samurai Action Musical

How does that phrase go? Only in Japan.

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5 Places to See Plum Blossom in Tokyo

Spring is finally here which means it's flower viewing time. First up: plum blossom.

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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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A Non-Gamer’s Mission in Akihabara

In search of the mythical pee game

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24 Hours In Tokyo: A lot can happen in a day

Make every second count with our our 24-hour Tokyo culture tour: eat the world-renowned food, see the landmark sights and do the most iconic experiences. The clock is ticking...

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The Ultimate List of Tokyo’s Unusual Museums

If you'd like to explore the quirky side of Japan, here are twelve unique Tokyo museums bound to pique your curiosity.

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Tori-baka Ichidai

Poultry in motion at this upmarket yet foreigner-friendly gourmet yakitori restaurant.

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