Tokyo's best ryokan

There's certainly no shortage of hotels in Tokyo, as travellers can easily find everything from luxury accommodation provided by familiar global brands to the ubiquitous local establishments dottin...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 7 months ago | 1 comment


Taxis in Japan

Many times I have wondered why Tokyo -the capital city of Japan- with more than 33 Million inhabitants, stops public transport around midnight. I come from the city of Potsdam, Germany and even wit...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 7 months ago | 1 comment


The Other Side: What Do Japanese College Students Think of English?

Tofugu readers tend to be dedicated to improving their understanding of Japanese language and culture. So I think many reading this can agree that learning a foreign language can be a reeeeeeal pai...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 7 months ago | 0 comments


Is this the solution to Japan's glut of empty homes? - FT.com

It was once a treasured family home, but by the time Katsutoshi Arai bought it the house was empty - a rubbish-strewn, fly-infested blight on a small Japanese neighbourhood. "It was overflowin...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 7 months ago | 1 comment


Anime and Manga in Tokyos traditional Asakusa area!

Asakusa – this area is known as the must-go sightseeing spot when you come to Tokyo.

But have you ever considered staying there also? And what about mixing up the old Japanese traditional cultu...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 7 months ago | 2 comments


Japan's Hi-Tech Toilets: 2014 Edition!

When we started talking about Japanese homes recently, we remembered that actually, more so than tatami, sliding doors and all that jazz, the things that really get attention worldwide in a Japanes...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 7 months ago | 0 comments


Mizuki Shigeru Road?Mizuki Shigeru Museum

Sakaiminato city, Tottori, serves a gateway to Japan. DBS cruise ferry links Sakaiminato, Donghae (South Korea) and Vladivostok (Russia). The Yonago Airport is only 15-min drive. Please enjoy our w...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 7 months ago | 0 comments


Smart Doll by Danny Choo

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Where am I? You are on the Summary Page for Smart Doll - use the rubiks cube menu in the top right corner of this page to navigate around Smart Doll topics or use the cart when you get itchy fing...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 7 months ago | 2 comments


Cool Biz Campaign Heats up - Business Insight - News - NHK WORLD - English

Japanese salarymen are know for their desire to wear full suits to work. While this is fine in winter, it makes offices turn air-conditioning high during the hot and humid Japanese summer. "Co...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 7 months ago | 1 comment


Images of Star Wars Reimagined as Gorgeous Ukiyo-e Prints

It’s been roughly 350 years since the advent of Ukiyo-e, and 38 years since the original Star Wars film. Finally someone has brought the two together into an epic space opera that combines distin...

posted by  RamenRyan | 2 years, 7 months ago | 1 comment

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