Tokyo Halloween: 31 October 2017

Tonight, we were once again in the thick of it on Centre Gai in the heart of Shibuya with guests on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour checking out the unofficial Tokyo Halloween Street Party on All Hallow’s Eve itself! If you couldn’t be there, then don’t worry. As always, Maction Planet has you covered for all […]

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Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours is the recommended Tokyo tour provider for guests on this trip

Travel to all the Disney Parks in Asia

Calling all Disney Fans! Our friends at TDR Explorer and Exclusive Travel Partners have designed an unbelievable 2-week exploration of all the Disney Parks in Asia (Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort), blasting off in May 2018. Guests from all over the world are invited to join this magical excursion […]

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Scary Police seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Tokyo Halloween 2017

Maction Planet were in Shibuya tonight for one of the biggest parties in Tokyo – Halloween!  Once upon a time, Tokyo Halloween could only be enjoyed in a few bars and clubs, and only ex-patriates cared about it (see the fabled and now gone Yamanote Line Halloween Party). Now, things could not be more different. The […]

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FC Tokyo on a Maction Planet Tokyo Football Tour

You’ll Never Walk Alone with FC Tokyo

Rain or shine, the loyal FC Tokyo fans come out to support their team. We are proud to say Maction Planet’s adventurous tour guests share that attitude, not letting the weather get in the way of a chance to explore the amazing undervisited sights of The World’s Greatest Metropolis. We were out with Pete and […]

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Backstreets of Tokyo Tour from Maction Planet takes in Shibuya

Tokyo ON #023: City Poppin’

Poppin’ in the city with another episode of Tokyo ON, Maction Planet Radio’s Flagship Show! Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong takes you back and forth through time in an exploration of City Pop, putting you into the shoes of a successful middle aged salaryman in the mid 80’s, cruising around in a drop top. […]

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Tetsuya Kojima at BeerFes Yokohama 2017 on a Tokyo Craft Beer Tour

Mac on Tokyo: Tetsuya Kojima

Tetsuya Kojima is the Competition Manager of the International Beer Cup. Mac, Founder of Maction Planet and Lead Guide of our renowned Tokyo Craft Beer Tours, caught up with him at BeerFes Yokohama 2017 to discuss the craft beer scene in Japan. Maction Planet: Kojima-san, thank you so much for joining us. The International Beer […]

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Steve Novosel, biggest Chiba Lotte Marines fan

Mac on Tokyo: Steve Novosel

Steve Novosel’s Chiba Lotte Marines fan site, ‘We Love Marines’, is the go-to resource for English-language information about the Pacific League team. Steve chats to Mac, Founder of Maction Planet, about his site, moving to Japan, favourite moments with the Marines and shares his thoughts on the current state of Japanese Baseball. Maction Planet: Hi […]

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Shochu seen on a Maction Planet Shochu Experience


How better to spend a Friday night in Tokyo than with all-you-can-drink craft shochu, designing your own shochu bottle label in traditional shodo calligraphy style and hanging out with the amazing citizens of, and travellers to, The World’s Greatest Metropolis? That’s exactly what happened on 13 October 2017 at OnJapan Cafe, one of our favourite […]

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20 Amazing Train Souvenirs from the 24th Railway Festival

14 October is Railway Day – Tetsudo no hi (鉄道の日) – in Japan! Sadly, Railway Day is not a national holiday here, but Monday 9 October 2017 was (it was Health and Sports Day), which is why many festivals were held over that weekend, including the 24th Railway Festival in Hibiya Park, organised by the […]

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A Brief History of Japan’s Railways

Here at Maction Planet we believe, like many, that Japanese trains are the best in the world. When better to wax lyrical about their greatness than today. 14 October is Railway Day – Tetsudo no hi (鉄道の日) – in Japan. We celebrate with a look at the history of the world’s greatest railway network. Whether […]

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