Tokyo Metropolis

Watching Sumo matches in Jungyo Exhibition Tour

Mar 27, 2019 By Chiho

Watching sumo is one of the most authentic attractions in Japan. The annual grand tournaments are held only in odd months; January, May, and September in Tokyo, March in Osaka,...[ Click to read more ]

Toyota MEGAWEB Showcase

Mar 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo can be a tough place to find something cool for the whole family to get into without either needing to travel a way into the countryside or dropping copious...[ Click to read more ]

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Tokyo’s Five Teams of Summer: Baseball in Kanto

Mar 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Japan is a modern-day mecca of sports having hosted several tournaments in the past and being the hosts of the upcoming World Rugby Cup this fall and the 2020 Summer...[ Click to read more ]

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Let’s Tour: Tokyo’s Koenji

Mar 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Situated on the JR Chuo Line about 15 minutes west of Shinjuku station and just west of Nakano, Koenji is probably not on anyone’s list of happening places to check...[ Click to read more ]

Yamathon – Walking Around Tokyo, Saving Lives

Mar 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo visiting all 29 stations of the famous JR Yamanote train...[ Click to read more ]

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How to use Public Sports Facilities in Tokyo

Feb 28, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Staying in shape in a big city like Tokyo can be a chore sometimes; I myself am a big fan of running and biking outdoors, and sometimes it seems cars...[ Click to read more ]

Top Hanami Sites in Tokyo

Feb 20, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The weather will soon begin to get warmer, the days longer, and it'll be time again for "hanami." If you're new to Japan and Japanese culture, hanami literally means "flower...[ Click to read more ]

Charity Groups and Events in Tokyo

Feb 20, 2019 By Ray Proper

Tokyo is one of the most populous cities in the world, by some measures, the most populous.   While all those people take some getting used to, think "crowded rush...[ Click to read more ]

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The Top 5 Parks Around Tokyo

Feb 20, 2019 By Ray Proper

The metropolis is a great place to live, but the space available to you isn't always great and being constantly surrounded by buildings can feel a bit oppressive after a...[ Click to read more ]

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Tokyo

Feb 17, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

  St. Patrick's Day, the commemoration of the death of the patron saint of Ireland, is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other national festival, and Japan, is...[ Click to read more ]