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This Week in Tokyo For March 28 – April 3, 2016

Every Monday we post our picks of upcoming events in Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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Spring is just around the corner which means there’s tons of great stuff to do 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.

Tokyo YouTube Hanami Party

Once again the Tokyo Jvlogging community comes out to celebrate hanami. This is a great chance to meet some of your favourite Youtubers in person!

When & Where
Saturday, April 2nd
10:00 - 18:00
Yoyogi Park
Free
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Samurai and Ninja Show

Travel 400 years back in time to Japan’s Warring States era with this one hour interactive show, featuring live action samurai battle scenes, taiko drumming, ninja demonstrations, and geishas. A few lucky spectators may even be called on stage to participate!

When & Where
Tuesday, March 29th to Thursday, March 31st
Various
Kaminari Gorogoro Kaikan, Asakusa 3-6-1,Taito-ku
¥3000
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Tokyo Comedy Store presents New Material Night

You never know who is going to show up at New Material night: in January, US stand up and TV star Hannibal Buress made an impromptu appearance! Who’s next? Head out to the Double Tall Cafe as the Tokyo Comedy Store to find out, and maybe try some material of your own.

When & Where
Tuesday, March 29th
20:00 - 22:00
Double Tall Cafe, Shibuya East Side Building 2F, 3-12-24 Shibuya
Free with drink or food purchase
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Fraudband Japan Tour

Hear the engrossing sounds experimental Australian rockers Fraudband this week and next on their extended Japan tour. They’ll be playing 7 shows including a stop in Asagaya this Thursday.

When & Where
Thursday, March 31st
18:30
Yellow Vision, Asagaya 2-chome Bldg B1, 2-2-2 Asagaya-kita
¥1500
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International Speed Friending

When & Where
Thursday, March 31st
19:30
Celts, 3-16-5 Shimbashi, Minato-ku
¥1000 - ¥1500
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Interpets 2016

Interpets is a massive trade show focused on one thing: improving the life of our pets! “Interpets - International fair for a better life with pets is the premier event for pet industry in Japan. The 2015 edition welcomed 233 international exhibitors and 22,039 visitors.

When & Where
Friday, April 1st to Sunday, April 3rd
10:00 - 17:00
Tokyo Big Sight, 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku
Free with registration
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Table Tennis

The Everyday World of Bodies is a bi-monthly events that showcases the best of Tokyo’s underground music scene, for just 500 yen! See dronegaze duo Client/Server is Kill, HAIGAN and Patisserie.

When & Where
Friday, April 1st
19:00
Minato-ku Sports Centre, 1-16-1 Shibaura
¥800
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Tokyo Street Hockey Association Pick Up Game

If you're looking to play some hockey then head out to Saitama on Friday and join the boys (and gals) from the Tokyo Street Hockey Association.

When & Where
Friday, April 1st
20:00 - 22:00
Musashi-Urawa Saitama-ken, Toda-shi, Bijyogi 1-chome-8-2
¥2500
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Chinese Lesson at 80’s Cafe

If you enjoy learning Chinese, having a Chinese conversation/discussion, meeting new Chinese friends, learn about Chinese culture, this is event is for you! In each session we will learn Chinese terms to use in daily conversation, and share about the essence of the language and Chinese culture.

When & Where
Saturday, April 2nd
17:30
80’s Cafe, 1−21−4 Kanda Sudacho, Chiyoda
¥500 plus 1 drink
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Sankeien Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

You can enjoy 300 cherry blossom trees in Yokohama’s beautiful Sankei-en garden this weekend.

When & Where
Until April 3rd
18:00 - 21:00
Sankei-en, Yokohama
¥500
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Contact Opening Party

You can say you were there. Tokyo’s newest mega-club Contact will be opening this weekend, and you have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Function, Francois K, and more make Tokyo EDM history.

When & Where
Friday, April 1st and Saturday, April, 2nd
10:00
Contact, 2-10-12 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku
¥4000
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