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2018.08.14 NEW
Hanazono Jinja: Find Peace and Prosperity at Shinjuku’s Largest Shrine
One of my favorite pastimes is discovering temples and shrines tucked away within the dense urban la
2018.08.14 NEW
Three great bars for watching sport events in Arakicho, Shinjuku
A team of Tadaima Japan writers, namely Anthony and myself, have combed the bars of Arakicho in the
2018.08.13 NEW
10 things you should know before eating ramen in Japan
If you’re traveling alone and feeling hungry ramen is probably the best choice for a satisfying meal
2018.08.08 NEW
Let’s Explore Arakicho: Empty Fields Turned into a Temple District in the Heart of Tokyo.
The Teramachi district, in the heart of Tokyo, consists of many temples, and the famous Suga Shrine
2018.08.06
The 17th Annual Shinjuku Eisa Festival: Experience the Spirit of Okinawa in Shinjuku
Every year, on the last Saturday of July, the streets of Shinjuku are transformed by the sights, sou
2018.08.03
What to do in Tokyo this week? (August 6th- August 12th)
This week, we have selected for you 4 events to fully experience the traditions of Japan!
2018.07.31
From Tocho to Arakicho: A One-Day Shinjuku Itinerary
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tocho, for short) is one of Tokyo’s most iconic landmark
2018.07.30
Enjoy ramen and “chazuke” in one meal at Tai Shio Soba Toka
So after I finish the noodles I have to pour the leftover soup on top of the rice, is that correct?”
2018.07.27
What to do in Tokyo this week? (July 30 - August 5)
Get excited with sports, eat dumplings to your heart's content, have a little fright and enjoy the J
2018.07.23
3 Free Ways to Get a Bird's-Eye View of Shinjuku and Beyond
Even as a long-term Tokyo resident, gazing across the endless metropolis from a perch high above the
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2018.07.20
4 things to do in Tokyo this week (July 23- July 30)
Are you a morning person or a night owl? Here are a few activities to enjoy at your favorite time of
2018.07.19
Explore Shinjuku Chuo Park and Its Secret History
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Shinjuku Chuo (Central) Park, a lush greenspace surrounded b
2018.07.19
Toriro - the all-you-can-eat karaage place in Arakicho, Shinjuku
“There is a karaage all-you-can-eat lunch spot nearby!?!” Anthony exclaimed disbelievingly after he
2018.07.18
[VIDEO] Exclusive Interview of Chie, the Singing Mangaka
Chie is a 'Nagashi' artist: she wanders the streets of Arakicho and plays her traditional instrument
2018.07.13
What to do in Tokyo this week? (July 16th- July 22nd)
Here are some fun festivals and events you can enjoy with all the family.

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