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This Week in Tokyo September 7 – 13, 2015

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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The weather is cooling down and summer may be over, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had 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.

World Breakfast Festival 2015

Waffles, muffins, crepes, bagels, pancakes, and so many more delicious treats will be on hand at the World Breakfast Festival. 60 shops will be serving their best breakfast dishes all day. Once you’ve had your fill, you can check out one of the musical performances, or join group yoga.

When & Where
Until Thursday, September 15th
9:00 – 16:00 weekdays 9:00 – 21:00 weekends
Showa Kinen Park, 3173 Midorimachi, Tachikawa-shi
¥300 weekdays ¥600 weekends
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TodaysArt.JP 2015

The TodaysArt festival mixes the best of modern art with the best of modern music for two weeks’ worth of events. There will be performances and installations by numerous young artists, as well as legendary figures like DJ Jeff Mills and composer Morton Subotnick.

When & Where
Until Sunday, September 13th
Various
Terrada Premium Shinagawa, 2-6-10 Higashi-Shinagawa
¥1500 all-day, ¥1000 one-day
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Hibiya Oktoberfest

You can enjoy authentic German beer, brats, and pretzels from 17 different vendors in Hibiya’s take on Oktoberfest. Music by Anton and the Funny Guys.

When & Where
Until Sunday, September 20th
15:00 – 22:00 weekdays 11:00 – 22:00 weekends
Hibiya Park Fountain Plaza, 1-6 Hibiya Koen
Free
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WPGB Music Festival

The world famous Whoopi Goldburger hamburger grill will be throwing a mini-music festival this Tuesday at Basement Bar. Listen to the summery indie rock sounds of Teen Runnings, The Restrooms, and never young beach along with late-night DJing from TA-1.

When & Where
Tuesday, September 9th
21:00
Basement Bar, 5-18-1-B1F, Daizawa, Setagaya-ku
¥2000
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Damon & Naomi

This highly influential dream pop duo will return to Japan this Thursday, and perform their latest album in its entirety live.

When & Where
Thursday, September 9th
19:30 open / 20:00 start
Vacant 3-20-13 Jingumae Shibuya Tokyo, Japan 150-0001
¥3500 reserve ¥4000 door
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Catch and Flow Kendama Tournament

Kendama was once considered children’s game, but it has now become internationally popular as practitioners develop new tricks and techniques. See the best of the best compete this Friday in a one-on-one world tournament.

When & Where
Friday, September 11th
16:00
Tsutaya O East, Dogenzaka 2-14-8, Shibuya
¥1500
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One Asia 2015

The One Asia fest celebrates the countries that aided Japan during its time of need as well as the communities most devastated by the 3.11 disasters. There will be food, drink, and performances from China, India, and the Tohoku area.

When & Where
Saturday, September 12th and Sunday, September 13th
10:00 – 19:00
Yoyogi Park
Free
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Kichijoji Autumn Matsuri

Expect all the usual delights of a festival (food, music, parades), at this event which is held to mark the coming of fall.

When & Where
Saturday, September 12th and Sunday, September 13th
10:30 – 18:00
Near Kichioji station
free
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World Wine Fes 2015

Pub crawl through 13 of Sanchome’s finest establishments this Sunday with the World Wine Fes. You can sample the best on offer Silver Spoon, G’s Bar with a ¥2000 pass.

When & Where
Saturday, September 13th
12:00 – 16:00
Various
¥2000
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Vogue Fashion’s Night Out 2015

This “global shopping event” sponsored by Vogue magazine will see hundreds of shops open later than usual and offering food, music, exclusive items, and special discounts on the latest fashions. It’s a perfect chance to update your wardrobe before fall.

When & Where
Saturday, September 12th
16:00 – 22:00
Omotesando Hills, 4-12-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku
Free
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Krush.58 Kickboxing

Krush Kickboxing will hold their next big event this Saturday at Korakuen Hall. See the undefeated pro-wrestler/kickboxer Syuri take Tomoko SP for the women’s title, and Urabe Hirotaka defend his 60kg belt against Zhuang Shuson.

When & Where
Saturday, September 12th
17:00 open / 18:00 start
Korakuen Hall
¥3500
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The Pirates of Tokyo Bay Live Show

Join The Pirates of Tokyo Bay this Saturday for an all-English comedy show at The Guinguette. The improv comedy troupe uses suggestions from the audience put on a “Whose Line is it Anyway”-esque improv comedy show.

When & Where
Saturday, September 12th
19:00 open / 20:00 start
The Guinguette by MOJA, COI Nishi Aoyama B1F, 1 Chome−11−1, Shibuya
¥1500
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