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Geisha are one of the most misunderstood pieces of the Japanese cultural puzzle. These traditional Japanese entertainers are trained as hostesses with skills in various Japanese arts, particularly ...
You may have been to a karaoke bar in your home country, but karaoke in Japan is completely different from in the West. Instead of subjecting an entire bar full of strangers to your singing skills, ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
All movie lovers will be familiar with Sofia Coppola’s movie ‘Lost in Translation.’ Set in Tokyo ,
the film’s main characters, played by Bill Murray and Scarlett
Johansson, strike up a ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
It’s Sunday in Japan and Harajuku (in central Tokyo )
is the place to be. In a small area just outside Harajuku station and
Yoyogi Park a crowd of eccentrically dressed young Japanese is ...
The Tokyo Game Show
is one of the world’s biggest video game exhibitions. A highlight on
every avid gamer and developers calendar, the show offers the chance for
technology giants such as Sony, ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
For fans of Japanese animation, March means only one thing –The Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF). Held annually at Odaiba’s Big Sight convention center in Tokyo Bay, it is one of the largest ...
Maid cafes are not a new concept but they are certainly a quirky one. Since the first Maid café opened in 2001 in Akihabara in Tokyo ,
the cafes have proved to be so popular that there are ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2013
Spring is coming in Tokyo, let’s throw some beans! Setsubun is a day to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring in Japan. Traditionally beans are scattered or thrown on this day as a ...
Shibuya Station is at the epicenter of one of Tokyo ’s most vibrant and exciting areas. Famous for its huge, neon-lit intersection in front of Shibuya Station’s Hachiko Exit, Shibuya is a popular ...
Tokyo is not a city
that immediately springs to mind when thinking of child-friendly places
to take the kids. While parks and playgrounds may be thin on the ground
in Tokyo, there’s plenty to ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
Tokyo for Art Lovers It’s only natural that aesthetes, artists and creatives be drawn to Tokyo and Japan. The country’s ancient history and culture combined with Tokyo’s cutting-edge, kooky ...
Film buffs the world over are getting excited about the up coming Tokyo
International Film Festival (TIFF). Now in its 25th year, TIFF runs for 9
days starting October 20, 2012 at a number of ...
The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography is Tokyo ’s
only large museum devoted solely to photography. Its twenty thousand
strong collection is of course never on display in its entirety but ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2012
is so ancient and unique that you’ll have no trouble finding plenty of
beautiful gifts and keepsakes to spoil yourself, your family and your
friends. From the cheap and quirky ...
Yoyogi Park is a welcome green lung in the heart of Tokyo . One of the city’s largest parks, it abuts the busy Harajuku district in Shibuya and is a popular place for young people to hang out ...
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