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...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 11 months ago | 0 comments

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, 11 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...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 11 months ago | 0 comments

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, 11 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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Logo Has Been Withdrawn After Plagiarism Accusations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 Instead, it was officially withdrawn on Tuesday after allegations of plagiarism against the designer, Kenjiro Sano.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, 11 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...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 11 months ago | 0 comments

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, 11 months ago | 1 comment

Learn 50 Japanese Words in One Day to Use at Tokyo Disneyland

While visiting any foreign country it's always a great idea to learn a few words to use during your visit. Locals appreciate the effort when hearing someone attempting to speak their native languag...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 11 months ago | 0 comments

Papa’s Maze 1 & 2 (Limited Time Set)

It’s been exactly 1 year since we released Papa’s Maze 2.0. To commemorate, we’re offering both the original (1.0) and the newer version (2.0) for a special price this week only!

In 1983 Mr. Nom...

posted by  RamenRyan | 2 years, 11 months ago | 0 comments

Three dead, more than 800 taken to hospital amid heat wave | The Japan Times

At least three elderly people died and more than 800 people, including four schoolchildren, were taken to the hospital Tuesday, apparently suffering from heat stroke or heat exhaustion, as the Japa...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 11 months ago | 3 comments


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