This Week in Tokyo For February 1 – 7

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It’s another exciting week in the greatest city in the world. Art, food, comedy, music, and cuteness are all happening in a big way This Week In Tokyo. If you’re doing something fun or interesting, be sure to leave us a comment or email us to have your event listed.

Netrunner Game Session

Netrunner is a roleplaying card game that’s taken the geek world by storm. Netrunner sets itself apart from collectible games like Magic: The Gathering. focuses on a core set of cards to level the playing field and ensure a fun experience without having to track down rare and expensive cards.

Date
Wednesday, Feb. 3rd
Time
18:00
Location
Kaiteki Cafe, 1−6−1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Fee
Free

Vegan Soul Food Buffet

February is Black History Month in the USA. The Pink Cow was the first place in Tokyo and has been celebrating African-American History Month for 11 years now! We are very proud of the contributions of African-Americans to our rich US culture and history and want to share some of that with people from all over! We will have special food that is part of our cultural heritage for everyone to come enjoy! Please join us for the only place around doing a vegan Soul Food buffet!

Date
Thursday, Feb. 4th
Time
Happy Hour 17:00 - 19:00, Dinner 19:30 - 22:00
Location
The Pink Cow, Roi Building B1F, 5-5-1 Roppongi, Minato
Fee
¥2800

Pixar In Concert

See clips from your favorite Pixar movies scored by the live music of The Orchestra Japan this weekend. Songs from Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, and more will get the full orchestral treatment.

Date
Saturday, Feb. 6th and Sunday, Feb. 7th
Time
Sat. 18:00, Sun. 14:00
Location
Tokyo International Forum Hall A. 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Fee
¥6500 - ¥8500

Flower Dream

Flower Dream is an event for consumers for enjoying various aspects of flower culture. The producers of flowers, wholesalers, florists, floral material suppliers, flower schools, etc. show the latest flower products, new varieties, flower gifts, flower design techniques, and flower related materials. In addition, various flower design competitions and exhibitions of Ikebana are held. Visitors enjoy watching, shopping, and exercises.

Date
Saturday, Feb. 6th to Sunday, Feb. 7th
Time
Sat. 13:00 - 19:00, Sun. 10:00 - 18:00
Location
Tokyo Big Sight, 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku
Fee
¥1500

Working Effectively with Japanese Seminar

Join cross-cultural expert Rochelle Kopp for an in-depth session offering practical strategies for strengthening your working relationships and achieving increased results with Japanese colleagues, subordinates, customers and supervisors.

Date
Thursday, February 4
Time
9:30 - 17:00
Location
FUKURACIA Tokyo Station - 2-6-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku . Asahi Seimei Bldg. 5-6F
Fee
¥38,700

Nendoroid 10th Anniversary Live

Nendoroid, the cutesy line of palm-sized figures, will celebrate their 10th anniversary this Saturday at Makuhari Messe. Cinderella Girls, Wake Up Girls, and Trident are just three of the J-Pop acts appearing at this oh so kawaii event.

Date
Saturday, Feb. 6th
Time
16:00
Location
Makuhari Messe, 2-1, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba
Fee
¥7000

Sim City Vol. 2 at the Ruby Room

Head to the Ruby Room on Saturday for a stacked lineup of indie rock and dream pop acts. LADYFLASH, who are releasing their first album this Wednesday, will headline while SuperGanbariGoalKeepers, alicetales, and NAISHO round out the show.

Date
Saturday, Feb. 6th
Time
18:00
Location
Ruby Room, 2F Kasumi Bldg, Dogenzaka 2-25-17, Shibuya-ku
Fee
¥2000

19th Japan Media Arts Festival

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a refreshingly diverse collection of the best artistic arts from around the world. The festival celebrates traditional art as well as film, manga, anime, and even video games. See numerous exhibitions, screenings, workshops, and discussions, for free, until Valentine’s Day.

Date
Wednesday, Feb. 3rd to Sunday, Feb. 14th
Time
Various
Location
Various
Fee
Free

David Bowie is Screening

Tired of the same old sushi rolls? This Sunday will be a special buffet featuring some of the rarest and most bizarre edible creatures of the deep. A vendor from Tsukuji Fish Market will be providing the afternoons unique treats.

Date
Sunday, Jan 31st
Time
12:00 - 14:30
Location
Peace Bldg. 3F, 2-64-11 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
Fee
¥6500
Topics:  

Politics, post-punk, and pro wrestling aficionado.

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