This Week in Tokyo For June 20 – 26, 2016

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On June 20, 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.

Shibuya Fureai Firefly Evenings

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

Date
Until Tuesday, June 21
Time
5:30-9 p.m. (fireflies from approx. 7:30 p.m.)
Location
2-25-37 Higashi, Shibuya-ku
Fee
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.

Date
Wednesday, June 22
Time
7:30 p.m.
Location
Fab Cage, Dogenzaka Peer 1F, 1-22-7 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku
Fee
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.

Date
Thursday, June 23
Time
7-9:30 p.m.
Location
Impact Hub Tokyo, 2-11-3 Meguro, Meguro-ku
Fee
¥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.

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

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

Date
Until June 26
Time
Various
Location
Various
Fee
Most events and screenings are free
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Politics, post-punk, and pro wrestling aficionado.

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