Japan, Arcades & Gaming

Every time the train slows down as it approaches the station and the female voice announces 'Akihabara...Akihabara' over the speaker and the little jingle kicks in, I still get that same feeling of...

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7 Timelessly Traditional Japanese Games and Toys

Japan has many traditional children's games and toys dating back hundreds of years. Many originate from the Edo period, when Japan had relatively little contact with the outside world. The toys' si...

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Tokujin Yoshioka's Transparent Glass Teahouse Puts a Rainbow in Your Hand

The teahouse plays a central role in the Japanese tea ceremony. It is to cha-no-yu, as it is referred to in Japanese, what a museum is to art. The tea house is typically a minimal space, meant to h...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 4 months ago | 1 comment


Ochazuke in Tokyo | Tokyoing

When you feel like eating something not too heavy although you are hungry, what about "Ochazuke"? Ochazuke is one of...

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Join the world’s largest Anime Convention – Anime Japan!

Anime Japan is a Japanese anime convention which was created from the merge of The Tokyo International Anime Fair and the Anime contents Expo in 2014.

It is organized by the Anime Japan Executi...

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After 14 Years Takashi Murakami is Returning to Japan For a Large Scale Solo Show

Depending on which side of the art critique spectrum you stand on, Takashi Murakami is either a boon to contemporary Japanese art or a blight and disease that is ruining otaku culture. But say wh...

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Japan's hidden caste of untouchables - BBC News

Japan has a reputation of being a homogeneous, mostly harmonious society. There are few foreigners, linguistic differences are rare and on the surface class distinctions are largely absent. But, as...

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Have a Rice Day! Rice Cooker History, Features, Futures, and More

My brother had warned me, “Once you go rice cooker, you don’t go back.”

He was right.

I had grown up in a household where we cooked rice in a pot, on our stovetop. In college I used a hotpot to t...

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A Review of Nagi Golden Gai's Dried Sardine Ramen in Tokyo, Japan | That Food Cray !!!

The Lowdown Restaurant Name: Nagi Shinjuku Golden Gai Cuisine: Japanese Ramen Average Price per Person: ¥750 to ¥1,500 JPY or $8 to $16 USD Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo (please refer to the map below ...

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Dinosaur Valley Fukui Katsuyama Geopark

Do you know that Dinosaurs lived in Japan, and you can see the fossils where they were found?

The Dinosaur Valley Fukui Katsuyama Geopark (Recognized as a geopark October 2009) is a geopark that e...

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