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Happy Birthday Shan Shan!

Giant panda Shan Shan, who was born in Tokyo's own Ueno Zoo, has turned two years old!

Toshimaen Amusement Park Hydrangea Festival

Toshimaen is one of Tokyo's premiere amusement parks, and at the beginning of summer it hosts a gorgeous hydrangea festival to add some seasonal beauty to the fun!

Eerily Awesome Post-Apocalyptic Art of Tokyo

Japanese illustrator Tokyo Genso has created CG illustrations that show an otherworldly, eerily beautiful Tokyo reclaimed by nature in a post-apocalyptic setting.

More Beer at the Rugby World Cup

It may come as no surprise, but organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup are eyeing more beer production toward the sporting event to meet the demands of inbound fans.

A Week in Tokyo (+ Day Trips) for Under $500?!

Just how low can you go while still having a great time in Tokyo? A longtime Tokyo resident shows you how to enjoy Japan's capital without making your wallet cry.

10 Hotels Around the Olympic Stadium

In order to get a fully enjoyable experience, we’d like to introduce you to the top 10 hotels around the Olympic Stadium or hotels that are within walking distance to the stadium!

Incredible Drive-By Hanami on a Tokyo Train

Tokyo's extensive rail network isn't only extremely convenient—it can also be extremely beautiful, especially during cherry blossom season!

Tokyo Station Guide Robot Both Weird & Helpful

Tokyo Station now has a guidance robot named Semi, who can help guide you to your destination in seven different languages!

New Ramen Fad Has Fans Saying 'Cheese Please'

Ramen topped with bread and grilled cheese is becoming a new favorite noodle trend in Tokyo.

Tokyo Ramen Restaurant is Meaty Madness

Delicious noodles and broth take up supporting roles as MEAT becomes the star of the show at this Tokyo ramen restaurant.

Incredible Night Views in Tokyo in Stunning 8K

This incredible video captures the stunning nighttime beauty of Tokyo in crystal clear HD!

Detective Pikachu is on the Case (and Menu)!

Detective Pikachu makes his Pokémon Café debut with new menu items before the release of the live-action sleuth's upcoming film.

2020 Olympic Torches on Display in Tokyo

The 2020 Olympic & Paralympic torches can be picked up and held while they are on display in Tokyo!

Samurai Clean the Mean Streets of Tokyo

A trio of samurai armed with tongs perform as they fight to keep the streets of the metropolis free from litter.

Step Inside One of Akihabara's Weirdest Shops

A very strange toy shop in Akihabara—an area chock-full of weird shops—sells whacky, bizarre and funny inventions.

Luxurious Onsen Hotel in the Heart of Tokyo

Yuen Shinjuku is a new hot spring hotel in Tokyo that brings the elegant and relaxed atmosphere of a traditional ryokan to the heart of Japan's capital city.

The Main Stadium for 2020 is Nearly Complete!

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium is 90% complete, one year before the games begin.

5 Little-Known Harajuku Styles

Sure, you've heard of lolita and you've heard of 'gyaru,' but have you heard of these new alternative Harajuku fashions?

10 Awesome Tokyo Art Galleries

Tokyo has the exciting, vibrant art scene you'd expect from Japan's capital. If you want to dive deep into the local art world, these 10 art galleries are a great place to start!

Tokyo's Best Drop-in Coworking Spaces

From stylish inner city spaces to childcare-friendly offices, here are Tokyo's best coworking spaces that you can visit today!

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