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This Week in Tokyo For June 20 – 26, 2016

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Indulge in some comedy, some failure and lots and lots of chocolate 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 Chocolate Dessert Buffet

Indulge yourself in the world of chocolate. During this event, pastry chefs select and prepare 30 items monthly, including fresh-out-of-the-oven chocolate souffle.

When & Where
Until Thursday, June 30
Weekdays, 3 p.m.
The Terrace at The Westin Tokyo, 1-4-1 Mita, Meguro-ku
¥3,780

Shibuya Fureai Firefly Evenings

Celebrate early summer with the traditional viewing of fireflies in Shibuya’s Fureai Botanical Centre this week.

When & Where
Until Tuesday, June 21
5:30-9 p.m. (fireflies from approx. 7:30 p.m.)
2-25-37 Higashi, Shibuya-ku
Free

Travel Writing Community Meetup

Come join our travel and writing community. Write, get published, learn and grow together. Please come and find out about how you can be involved in our project! And learn some new tips of the travel trade. Free event one drink included.

When & Where
Wednesday, June 22
7:30 p.m.
Fab Cage, Dogenzaka Peer 1F, 1-22-7 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku
Free

FuckUp Nights Tokyo Vol. VI

FuckUp Nights is a global movement that started in Mexico in 2012 and has spread to over 100 cities in more than 35 countries around the world. The concept of is simple: breaking away from the stigmas surrounding (business) ‘failure.’ The lessons we can learn from failure are often more valuable and interesting than stories about success.

When & Where
Thursday, June 23
7-9:30 p.m.
Impact Hub Tokyo, 2-11-3 Meguro, Meguro-ku
¥1,000

The Argonauts, Sayuri Yanagimoto, Sanpin and Tatsuhiko Asano

See four great post-rock and shoegaze bands this Sunday in Koenji. The Argonauts will headline with support from Sayuri Yanagimoto, Sanpin and Tatsuhiko Asano.

When & Where
Sunday, June 26
5:30 p.m.
Cafe & Bar U-ha, Ems Bldg. 4-4-12 Koenji-minami, Suginami-ku
¥2,000 (plus ¥500 drink)

POTB Bilingual Improv Comedy Show

The Pirates of Tokyo Bay are Tokyo’s only bilingual improv comedy troupe, so their fun, innovative and hilarious shows have something for everyone. Enjoy their one-of-a-kind, all-improvised event this Sunday night at What The Dickens bar.

When & Where
Sunday, June 26
7:30 p.m.
What the Dickens, 4F Roob 6 Bldg, 1-13-3 Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya
¥2,000

ShortShorts Film Festival & Asia 2016

The ShortShorts Film Festival is an Academy-recognized celebration of some of the world’s best short films. 200 contestants from around the world will be screened, along with non-competition works like Martin Scorsese's

When & Where
Until June 26
Various
Various
Most events and screenings are free
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