Tokyo Metropolis

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 ]

Light up the Beach at the Enoshima Toro Lantern Festival

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The area to the southwest of Tokyo proper located in Kanagawa Prefecture called Shonan, is known for being a longtime beach playground for anyone into the summer beach scene in...[ 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 ]

3 Day Family Emergency or Evacuation Kits

Jul 20, 2019 By Ray Proper

It is important to be prepared for a disaster, but you should keep the danger in perspective. If you must live through a major quake, Japan is probably the best...[ Click to read more ]

Staying Safe During Typhoons and Storms in Japan

Jul 20, 2019 By Ray Proper

Typhoon season in Japan runs from June to December, but most typhoon activity occurs between July and September. The southern parts of Japan, such as Okinawa or Kagoshima, are particularly affected...[ Click to read more ]