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Tokyo Game Show 2019

Aug 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The Tokyo Game Show is an annual trade show for video game developers held at Makuhari Messe Convention Center just outside Tokyo. First held in 1996, the Tokyo Game Show is among the world’s...[ Click to read more ]

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Eating Your Way Through Tokyo in September 2019

Aug 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

September is a hard month, it isn't summer, and it isn't fall.  It is still hot, but cooling down.  It is a good time to be outside, sort of, but...[ Click to read more ]

Sample Japan’s Finest Beef Vendors at the 2019 Autumn Wagyu Show

Aug 23, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Japan’s highest quality beef, wagyu, has a world-renown reputation for being some of the savoriest, delicious cuts of meat in the world. The reason for the robust flavor comes from...[ Click to read more ]

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Temple University in Tokyo

Aug 22, 2019 By Admin

***Please note that this guest post is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as an endorsement by the H&R Group K.K..*** As one of the world’s most...[ Click to read more ]

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Meguro Sanma Festival: Thanks for all the (free) fish!

Aug 20, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

It’s no secret that Japan is a seafood lover’s paradise. Everything that swims, crawls or otherwise calls any body of water home can be found on a dinner table here....[ Click to read more ]

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Art Aquarium Retells an Old Japanese Tradition in a New Way

Jul 30, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Anyone with a penchant for Japanese history and a love of Japanese artistry will recognize the Japanese Goldfish, “Kingyo,” as a cultural motif instantly. From anime and manga, high fashion,...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Tower is ‘Lit’ all Summer Long!

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo Tower may have become Tokyo’s second tallest tower thanks to the new SkyTree in Sumida Ward stealing the title in 2010, but the Eiffel Tower lookalike is not to...[ Click to read more ]

Summer Cruises on Tokyo Bay

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

What’s better than attending one of Japan’s summer festivals? Cruising Tokyo Bay while sipping cocktails in your summer yukata! So what exactly is it like to cruise Tokyo Bay anyway?...[ Click to read more ]

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Why is Hawaiian Food so Popular in Japan?

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

There are places one can go to in Japan where it will seem you’ve stepped through Doraemon’s Dokodemo Door and landed straight up in America’s 50th state, Hawaii. From hula...[ Click to read more ]

Asakusa Samba Carnival in Tokyo

Jul 26, 2019 By Ray Proper

If you are looking for a lively and colorful way to draw your summer to a close there is no better option than the annual Asakusa Samba Carnival.  This carnival...[ Click to read more ]