In and around Tokyo 東京

Sightseeing

Cafe&Bar MERMAID in Akihabara Tokyo - Enjoy Chatting with Very Attractive Maids and All You Can Drink! 飲み放題カフェ&バー・マーメイド 東京 秋葉原

This is a maid bar, where the bartenders wear maid costume.I have been to several maid cafes or maid bars in Tokyo.To be honest, this place is the best maid cafe and bar in my life because all maids wear amazingly cute, lovely and attractive costume and o...
Event

Ginkgo Tree Festival in Meiji Jingu Outer Garden in Tokyo 神宮外苑いちょう祭り Enjoy Japanese Food!

November 15 - December 1, 2019 It is a good place to see the autumn leaves of lots of ginkgo trees. Many food booths are available at 2 sites in the garden. You can enjoy Japanese food, craft beer and so on.
Food

Japanese Teishoku Restaurant YAYOI (やよい軒 YAYOIKEN) in Japan offers Beef Sukiyaki すき焼き, Chicken Namban チキン南蛮

A restaurant chain YAYOI (やよい軒 YAYOIKEN) offers many kinds of meals.Especially, I like their chicken namban. It is yummy!
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Soba Noodles and Tempura at a Restaurant YUDETARO ゆで太郎 in Japan 蕎麦 そば 天ぷら

Yudetaro is a chain restaurant and specializes in soba そば (buckwheat noodles). It is one of the Japanese traditional noodles.
Event

Aonodokutsu Shibuya - 青の洞窟 SHIBUYA・Blue Cave Illumination in Shibuya Tokyo 東京 渋谷

This event is the best place to take your girl out to in winter (especially Christmas).
Sightseeing

A Hot Spring "Hikawago Asahanoyu at Mikawaya Ryokan" in Okutama Tokyo 東京 奥多摩 氷川郷麻葉の湯 三河屋旅館(Onsen 温泉)

I present you a Tokyo ryokan hot spring. A ryokan 旅館 is a type of Japanese style inn. Mikawaya Ryokan 三河屋旅館 has a good hot spring. The use of the hot spring in this ryokan is not limited to ryokan guests.
Food

Cheap Pork Cutlet at a Restaurant TONKATSU MATSUNOYA in Japan - とんかつ 松乃屋 (松のや)

This is a chain restaurant located all over Japan. They specializes in deep-fried breaded pork cutlet. Cheap prices!
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Fresh Tuna Bowl at a Seafood Restaurant ISOMARU SUISAN 磯丸水産 - まぐろ丼・海鮮丼

They specializes in grilled seafood, and also offer good many kinds of seafood bowls.When you want to have a break during your trip in day time, this restaurant is good place to rest instead of staying expensive cafes.
Event

TOKYO GAME SHOW 2019 東京ゲームショー

Sorry, it has already closed in 2019.Tokyo Game Show is held once a year in Japan. Many video game software and hardware companies attend this event.You can also see a lots of cute staff and cosplayers.
Food

TORISABURO とりサブロー specializes in deep fried chicken and chicken namban in Tokyo から揚げ専門店、チキン南蛮

I prefer chicken namban to deep fried chicken of this shop.
Food

All 160 Yen Sushi at a Conveyor-belt Sushi Restaurant OOEDO 大江戸 in Shinjuku 新宿 and Okachimachi 御徒町 Tokyo - 回転寿司

There is a 160-yen sushi restaurant where you can buy everything for 160 yen including tax.160 yen foods usually have two pieces of sushi on a dish, but high quality sushi foods have one piece of sushi on a dish. They are still inexpensive.
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RAMEN KAGETSU ARASHI らあめん花月嵐 in Asakusa 浅草 or Kanda 神田 (near Akihabara 秋葉原) Tokyo : 醤油・味噌・塩ラーメン

Specialty: RAMEN KAGETSU ARASHI is a ramen chain. It specializes in genkotsu broth, a type of tonkotsu (pork bone-based) broth. Their soy sauce ramen has the minced pork backfat in the soup, the genkotsu broth and the noodles are very well matched and hav...
Food

Beef Bowl Chain Restaurant MATSUYA 松屋 - 牛めし(牛丼) カルビ焼肉定食 カレギュウ Curry Rice

One of the popular beef bowl chain restaurants is MATSUYA 松屋. They offer beef bowl and several kinds of set meals.The set meals have several slices of meat, rice, salad and miso soup.
Food

A Restaurant Do-Miso Specializes in Miso Ramen in Nishiarai Tokyo みそらーめん専門店 ど・みそ 東京 西新井

They offer several kinds of miso ramen. There are many types of ramen in Japan. If your favorite type is miso ramen, Do-Miso is worth trying.
Culture

Kimono and Sado (Matcha) Experience in Asakusa Tokyo 東京 浅草 着物と茶道(抹茶)体験

At this cafe, you can wear a high-quality kimono and enjoy drinking matcha in a traditional tea ceremony (Sado 茶道).
Sightseeing

Low Priced and Popular Hot Spring / SPA RYUSENJINOYU near Tokyo 竜泉寺の湯 草加谷塚店

I have been to this hot spring a few times. It is still unknown to international tourists. I recommend you go there on weekdays. On weekends and during holiday season, probably it is crowded in the bathing rooms and restaurant.
Food

JIRO-inspired Style Ramen of MENYA OTORI 麺屋 鳳 in Tokyo

This ramen restaurant specializes in JIRO-inspired style ramen. JIRO ramen is oily and cloudy broth, thick noodles, heaped with vegetables (mostly bean sprouts and a little bit cabbage), and topped with minced garlic and thickly sliced pork.
Sightseeing

Watching Fireflies in Tokyo ホタル 蛍

Have you seen fireflies?An event for watching fireflies is being held in an observation room at Adachi Park of Living Things 足立生物園 in the daytime.
Food

KATSUDON: Pork Cutlet Bowl カツ丼 of KATSUYA かつや

TONKATU トンカツ is deep-fried breaded pork cutlet. KATSUDON is cooked TONKATSU with beaten egg on rice.
Food

Grilled Pork Organ Meat / Chicken on a Skewer and Oden (Japanese Boiled Cuisine) of an Izalaya Bar KABURAYA かぶら屋 in Tokyo やきとん おでん 串揚げ

Izakaya bar nameKABURAYA かぶら屋SpecialtyThey specializes in grilled pork organ meat, and Oden which is Japanese traditional boiled cuisine. These foods are tasty but I highly recommend another item. That is ...
Food

The Best Tuna Sashimi Restaurant in Tokyo まぐろ商店, 新宿, 鮪刺身

Enjoy watching a tuna cutting performance and eating fresh tuna!
Food

Amazingly Reasonable Italian Restaurant SAIZERIYA in Japan サイゼリヤ

It is an Italian restaurant chain. Most of the foods cost from 199 to 599 yen. Their foods are reasonable and taste very good. All of the restaurants are No smoking.
Food

Standing Izakaya Bar NEW KAYABA in Tokyo 立ち飲み 居酒屋 ニューカヤバ

This place is an amusument style bar for adults. You can grill chicken on a skewer yourself.
News

Swallows Come Every Year in Japan

Swallows are migratory birds.They travel between Japan and Asian countries / Australia.
Sightseeing

Field Trip to Kirin Beer Brewery in Yokohama City Kanagawa Prefecture (next to Tokyo) キリンビール横浜工場見学

However, I have ever been to a variety of food and drink factories in Japan and some countries, Kirin Beer Brewery in Yokohama is one of the most gorgeous and golden factories!
Food

A Japanese Brand of Chicken Called HYUGADORI 日向鶏

This is free-range chicken produced in Miyazaki 宮崎, Japan. It is more tender and much more delicious than typical broiler chicken.This is a from takeout shop located in Tokyo, and they offer many types of food prepared with this chicken.When you are trave...
Food

Where to eat Matcha Sweets in Tokyo

I will introduce some matcha cafes.
Food

The Thickest Ramen Noodles at a Ramen Shop JONNY-NO-MISO ジョニーの味噌 in Tokyo

Specialty: Here is a ramen shop. Their specialty is miso flavor broth and very thick and chewy noodles. I think that the ramen noodles are one of the thickest in Japan. You should try this very unique ramen.
News

An Eyeglasses Chain JINS in Japan sells prescription eyeglasses at the minimum price of 5000 yen. (US$46)

Have you ever bought prescription eyeglasses?How many prescription eyeglasses can you buy inexpensively in your country?
Food

Seasonal Matcha Donuts and Free Refills Coffee at Mister Donut in Japan ミスタードーナツ 衹園辻利 宇治抹茶

A donuts shop chain Mister Donut seasonally sells matcha donuts. Their donuts are made with really high quality matcha of a traditional tea brand Gion Tsujiri 衹園辻利 in Kyoto 京都. You will get real, bitter and rich matcha flavor.
Food

Grilled Organ Meat on a Skewer of a Restaurant KUSHIYA-YOKOCHO in Tokyo 串屋横丁 もつ焼きセンター

A bar restaurant chain in Japan specializes in a variety of organ meats of mainly pork which is very cheap and chewy.But they use fresh and tasty ones. They also offer a few kinds of chicken and beef.
Food

Unadon (Eel Bowl) Restaurant UNATOTO うな丼 宇奈とと

Specialty UNATOTO 宇奈とと is a restaurant chain that specializes in Unadon うな丼. It is an eel bowl (Unagi bowl).In Japan, we call eel Unagi. Unagi is usually expensive, nutritious fish, and of rare value in Japan, but UNATOTO is the most reasonable restaurant...
Food

Recommended Mackerel Sushi 鯖寿司、さば

I will rank the different kinds of mackerel sushi you can inexpensively get in Japan. This mackerel is usually marinated in vinegar.
News

How to go to central Tokyo 東京 from Narita 成田 International Airport

It is about 60 km (37.3 miles) in direct distance between them. It is far and not convenient for international tourists to move.Which would you like between "Low cost" and "Fast speed"?I will introduce low cost bus.
Sightseeing

HARAJUKU OWL'S FOREST: It is a room of owls in Harajuku Tokyo 原宿乃フクロウの森

This place specializes in owls. There are several types and sizes of owls, and you can softly touch them.
Sightseeing

Mameshiba Dog Cafe in Harajuku Tokyo 原宿乃豆柴カフェ

Shibainu 柴犬 is traditional Japanese dog. (It is also called Shibaken)Mameshiba 豆柴 is smaller type of Shibainu.
Sightseeing

Dance All Night Long! - Night Clubs in Tokyo

When I was young I used to go to night clubs in Tokyo.
Food

Tomato Ramen of a Ramen Shop TAIYONO-TOMATOMEN 太陽のトマト麺

I usually eat typical Japanese ramen such as shoyu (soy sauce), miso, shio (salt), and tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen, but sometimes I have a craving for something else like tomato ramen.
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A Curry Restaurant Chain CoCo ICHIBANYA - ココイチ CoCo壱番屋

I sometimes go to a curry restaurant CoCo ICHIBANYA. They offer testy curry rice and many kinds of toppings.
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All-You-Can-Eat MENTAIKO (Cod Roe) at a Restaurant SACHIFUKUYA さち福や in Saitama and Tokyo - 明太子 食べ放題

Do you like seasoned cod roe?It is called Mentaiko 明太子 in Japanese.When you want to eat a lot of Mentaiko you should go to the restaurant.