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Play Ball! Japan's 5 Best Baseball Parks

If you love sports, don't miss a game at one of Japan's raucous baseball parks. Each one offers a unique experience that reflects the local character and food as well as the high-quality brand of baseball.

Mural Highlights Japan's Bond with Germany

In celebration of the long-standing ties between Japan and Germany, TokyoDex has curated an 80-meter mural along the German Embassy's Tokyo walls.

Time Travel with Japan's "Warlord" Clocks

Tokyo's Daimyo Clock Museum showcases unique Japanese clocks and the old way of measuring time used in the Edo period.

Top 10 Capsule Hotels Near Ginza, Japan

Click here to read more on the top capsule hotels near Ginza, Japan, a popular spot where high-end shops, cafes, art galleries, and the like can be found.

Toilet Wonders of the Architectural World

Head to Shibuya in Tokyo to experience toilets like you've never experienced them before.

Combini-Bodega Concept Restaurant in Harajuku

A new experimental restaurant in Harajuku is looking to combine the communal experience of a Japanese convenience store with that of a Bronx bodega.

5 Awesome Plant-Based, Vegan Restaurants in Tokyo

Tokyo is known as the restaurant capital of the world, and vegans don't need to miss out. Here are some of the tastiest vegan restaurants in Tokyo that don't just serve salad.

Worms, Sewers, and Mummies! Tokyo’s 7 Weirdest Museums

In a city with hundreds of museums, it's easy to overlook Tokyo's smaller museums. But bigger doesn't always mean better! From parasites to sewer pipes, Tokyo's museums offer something for everyone!

Our Otaku Journey: Part II, The Big Move to Japan

The second episode in a series of conversations between two generations of otaku—Patrick Macias (Gen X) and Selina Lin (Gen Z)

Tokyo Metro Launches 17000 Train Series

Tokyo Metro has added a new train model to its lineup on the subway system.

An Ancient Japanese Legend Restored to View: Prince Shotoku in 8K

A new use of technology gives us better access to fragile treasures from Japan's past. See how, in a very special Tokyo museum.

Ticket Holders React to Olympics Announcement

People abroad who have tickets to the Tokyo Olympics express understanding over the Japanese government’s plan not to allow spectators from overseas to visit and take in the competition at venues.

Emperor Wishes for Bright Future on Birthday

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito expresses his hope for a brighter future following the coronavirus pandemic at a press conference held on the occasion of his 61st birthday.

Festival of Fashion and Design “TOKYO CREATIVE SALON 2024”

"TOKYO CREATIVE SALON 2024," one of the largest fashion and design festivals in Japan, will be held from March 14 (Thursday) to March 24 (Sunday), 2024, in 10 areas of Tokyo.

Exploring Azabudai Hills, Tokyo’s Latest Luxe Urban Microcosm

Mixing office, residential, retail and culture, Azabudai Hills is a bid to enhance Tokyo’s status as a competitive global city and a remarkable gamble in an era when remote work has become a serious challenge to traditional downtown office real estate.

Finding Anime in Real Life: 10 Tokyo Locations

The folklorist that I am, I decided to choose ten anime featuring creatures from Japanese myth (but with a little Western thrown in as well). Keep reading to check out if your favorite anime is included on my list!

Nine Treasures of Japan You NEED to See. Here’s How!

Japan classifies certain precious objects as "National Treasures." Each has so much to teach us about Japanese history and culture. How many do you already know?

Japan's Vaccination Drive Is Underway

Japan began its coronavirus vaccination drive on February 17, starting with frontline medical workers. The central and local governments and medical workers are coordinating efforts to that end.

Tokyo Stocks Rise to 30-Year High

Tokyo stocks rise on better-than-expected gross domestic product data released in the morning, with the key Nikkei index topping 30,000 for the first time in over 30 years.

Hashimoto's 1st Day as Tokyo 2020 Games Chief

Seiko Hashimoto got to work on February 19 as the new president of the organizing committee for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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