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This Week in Tokyo for Oct. 10-16, 2016

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Before you start hibernating for the winter, get out there, make some friends and have some fun 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: All my rowdy friends are coming over tonight

NFL Fans Meetup & All-You-Can-Eat Pizza

Are you ready for some football? Enjoy craft beer, all you can eat pizza, and Week 5 football with fellow NFL fans at the Two Dogs Taproom on Monday night.

When & Where
Monday, October 10
6:30 p.m.
Two Dogs Taproom, Aries Bld. 2F, 3-15-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku
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Tuesday: This gaijin walks into a bar…

Tokyo Comedy Store New Material Night

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

When & Where
Tuesday, October 11
8-10 p.m.
Double Tall Cafe, Shibuya East Side Building 2F, 3-12-24 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku
Free with drink or food purchase
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Cards Against Humanity

Play a few rounds of the irreverent, hysterical and vulgar game “Cards Against Humanity” this Tuesday night. It’s billed as “a card game for horrible people,” and you’ll be sure to make some new, sick and twisted friends while playing it.

When & Where
Tuesday, October 11
8 p.m.
Bar Big Time B1, Hyakunincho 1−5−1, Shinjuku
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Thursday: Have an educated political discussion

Democrats Abroad Japan Speakeasy

There’s only one month until America decides between Donald or Hillary. If you’re a member of the democratic party or just interested in talking American politics, head to the Aldgate British Pub Thursday night to hash it out.

When & Where
Thursday, October 13
7:30 p.m.
The Aldgate British Pub, 30-4 Udagawacho, Shibuya
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Saturday: Binge on the films of an indie great

John Cassavetes Marathon

John Cassavetes was a visionary screenwriter and director who blazed a trail for independent film in America. You can binge-watch three of his films this Saturday at Shin Bungeiza Theater: “Faces,” “A Woman Under the Influence,” “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie.”

When & Where
Saturday, October 17
11:20 a.m.
Shin Bungeiza Theater, Tokyo Maruhan Ikebukuro Bldg. 3F, 1-43-5 Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
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Sunday: Eat, pray, write for autumn


Ring in autumn and pray for a good harvest with the beautiful dance of the golden dragon this Sunday afternoon at Sensoji temple.

When & Where
Sunday, October 18
11 a.m.
Senso-ji Temple, Taito-ku, Tokyo
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Tokyo Writers Workshop Monthly Meetup

Meet fellow writers, comment on their work and, if you're brave enough, share your writing for some productive group discussion.

When & Where
Sunday, October 16
1 p.m.
Ekoda Campus, Nihon College of Art
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