“Hong Kong” – a charming family restaurant in Tokyo

People who know me, also know, that I love good food.

And Japan is the place to be for interesting restaurants and high quality gourmet dishes.

If you are into exciting Izakayas or if you sea...

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From Hiro to Hero: Big Hero 6 Censored in South Korea

Academy Award winner of the best-animated feature film in 2015 was Big Hero 6, gaining a lot of fans with its lovable character Baymax, and the fantastic city of SanFransokyo. One country that wasn...

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Thanko: Fingerprint Authentication Padlock

Thanko's new USB PC Lock does what you expect—locks your PC—but the real height of geekery is the accompaning receiver (that you're apparently supposed to wear on your shirt, yeah right). When acti...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 5 months ago | 1 comment


Musical Instrument Shopping Street

Anyone know where I can buy a violin?! Tokyo, if nothing else, is an extremely organized city. Its sprawling train system makes sense. People calmly wait in lines. There is a correct time, place an...

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The Rip-Off Controvesy Over the Tokyo Olympics Logo

Now that the Tokyo Olympics has scrapped plans for that stupidly expensive stadium, it can focus on other things. Like questions over its new logo. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics logo was revealed this we...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 5 months ago | 2 comments


The Giant Pandas of Ueno Zoo | For 91 Days in Tokyo - Travel Blog

Japan's first zoo was established in Ueno Park, in 1882. Although its age is starting to show, the zoo is still a popular retreat in Tokyo. It's inexpensive, surprisingly large and, of course, ther...

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Tokunaga Furniture and The Art of Wood Working Without Sandpaper

“Satin sheen.” “Smooth finish.” “Polished veneer.” The woodworking section of any home improvement store will have you think it’s a menu for a car wash. With sandpaper that ranges from 60 Grit (c...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 5 months ago | 1 comment


The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Logo Has Been Withdrawn After Plagiarism Accusations

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic logo was meant to represent unity. Instead, it was officially withdrawn on Tuesday after allegations of plagiarism against the designer, Kenjiro Sano. Sano maintains his desi...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 5 months ago | 4 comments


An Illustrated Poster of the 25 Most Popular Types of Ramen in Japan

The number of ramen shops in Japan are at a historic high with about 35,000 shops throughout the country serving up the beloved salty soup and noodles. But given its vast proliferation, both with...

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The death and digital resurrection of Japan's used panty vending machine

This post is a fairly comprehensive answer to one of the "burning" questions from young male foreigners :-p

read the original article

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 5 months ago | 1 comment

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