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This Week in Tokyo for Nov 28 – Dec 4, 2016

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

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Whether you’re looking for good tunes, good laughs or good company, there’s plenty of things 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.

Monday: Savor the great taste of unrefined sake

Doburoku Festival

During this one-day festival, the five and a half century old Koami Shrine celebrates ‘doburoku,’ unrefined sake. Enjoy cloudy, but delicious sips for free while watching traditional dance and other performances.

When & Where
Mon Nov. 28
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Koami-jinja Shrine, Chuo-ku
Free
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Tuesday: Rock out live or eat Asian vegan

65daysofstatic Live

You may have heard of a post-rock band 65daysofstatic on the acclaimed soundtrack of hit video game "No Man’s Sky." You can see them in person this Wednesday at Duo Music Exchange in Shibuya. Soaring guitar solos and endless, ethereal jams await all-comers.

When & Where
Tue Nov. 29
7:30 p.m.
DUO Music Exchange, 2-14-8 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku
¥6,000
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Asian Spice Vegan Buffet Dinner

Please join us for a great evening of delicious food cooked for you by the Hobgoblin Roppongi and Alishan Café which includes visiting London chef Guloo Ahira. The theme of the dinner will be "Spicy" with a range of dishes from around the world. They will be offering a range of different spice levels to keep everyone happy.

When & Where
Tue Nov. 29
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Hobgoblin Roppongi, Aoba Roppongi Building 1F, 3-16-33 Roppongi, Minato-ku
¥2,500
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Friday: Find your love before Christmas

International Speed Dating

Winter is coming and it’s time to find someone to cuddle with. Friday night could be your best chance at finding love, or at least another warm body, before the big freeze comes. This speed dating party will allow you to search quickly and efficiently for that special someone.

When & Where
Fri Dec. 2
6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m.
Hobgoblin Akasaka, Tamondo Bldg. B1, 2-13-19 Akasaka, Minato-ku
¥2,500
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Sunday: Indulge in unstoppable laughs

The Pirates of Tokyo Bay Bilingual 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
Sun Dec. 4
7:30 p.m.
What the Dickens, 4F Roob 6 Bldg, 1-13-3 Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya
¥2,000
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Ongoing: Santa Claus is coming to Yokohama

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Christmas Market

The Red Brick Warehouse has decked its halls for the holiday season. Gorgeous lights, a massive Christmas tree and lots of Christmas deals await you in Yokohama. We’ve also been told that Santa Claus himself will be making appearances.

When & Where
Until Sun Dec. 25
11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
1-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa
Free
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