Matt Frank Kaiju King collaborates on a Maction Planet Tokyo T-shirt

Maction Planet x Matt Frank Apparel Launch

Maction Planet is proud to announce the launch of a new T-shirt design from superstar artist Matt Frank featuring an exclusive brand-new character, the first in an ongoing collaboration. Most well-known for his Godzilla work, Matt Frank has been a frequent visitor to Tokyo, and his exclusive design for Maction Planet, featuring an all-new kaiju […]

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Matt Frank talks to Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours

Mac on Tokyo: Matt Frank

Since 2011, Matt Frank has been known internationally as the “Kaiju King,” becoming the fan-favorite artist for all things giant and monstrous. We are proud to announce a unique collaboration with Matt: a brand-new kaiju created exclusively for Maction Planet Apparel! In this special edition of ‘Mac on Tokyo’, Matt talks to Mac, Founder of […]

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Rachel Leng preparing for the Shingawa Shukuba Matsuri, watched on a Backstreets of Tokyo Tour

Mac on Tokyo: Rachel Leng on her Oiran Transformation

On 23rd September 2017 Rachel Leng became the first non-Japanese person to participate as an Oiran in the 27th Annual Shinagawa Shukuba Festival. We featured her in a ‘Mac on Tokyo’ interview before the parade, in which she discussed her selection and the preparation and training involved. We met up with her again to find […]

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Welcome to Tokyo on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Tokyo ON In The Mix: Welcome to Tokyo

Maction Planet is all about being inspired by Tokyo. You can see that inspiration in our tours and t-shirts. This special edition of Maction Planet’s flagship radio show ‘Tokyo ON’ embodies this philosophy to perfection, as we hand over the decks to Guest DJ Fodj for an exclusive ‘Welcome to Tokyo’ mix. Fodj is a former […]

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20 Photos of the Cosmos

No Filter, No Photoshop… just 20 amazing photos of the Cosmos taken by Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, on his trusty Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Injustice Edition, for those Otaku out there). Cosmos blooms in Japan signal the start of Autumn. A member of the sunflower family, they are one of the […]

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Hara Museum Photosynthesis as seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Photosynthesis: Keiichi Tahara with Min Tanaka at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art

The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art’s latest exhibition, ‘Keiichi Tahara: Photosynthesis with Min Tanaka’, has been running since 9 September 2017. Mac, Founder of Maction Planet, has already led several Tokyo Art Tours which incorporate this incredible show. Here he shares his thoughts on this outstanding collaboration, and the unique venue which is hosting it. […]

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Mac on Tokyo: Shun Wang

Shun Wang (王 順)  is a master Chinese Ink Painter and Calligrapher. Hailing from Shenyang, Liaoning Province, he is holding his first exhibition in Tokyo from 5-8 October 2017. Mac, Founder of Maction Planet, caught up with him to find out more about his work and the man behind it. Maction Planet: Hi Shun. Welcome […]

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Ninguen by Atsuya Tominaga as seen on a Tokyo Art Tour

Atsuya Tominaga’s Ninguen in Tokyo

As Mac, our founder, was emailing guests to plan their Tokyo Art Tour with Maction Planet, he discovered that they had actually previously participated hands-on in a work orchestrated by Japanese artist Atsuya Tominaga (富永敦也)! They were overjoyed to find out that Tominaga-san has an exhibition in Tokyo right now at the Ippodo Gallery in […]

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Sake Day and the Sake Production Calendar

October 1st is National Sake Day here in Japan. To celebrate both this, and the launch of our Tokyo Sake Tastings and Tours, we take a look at the Sake calendar, starting with why Sake Day is on… err… Sake Day! October 1st is the traditional starting date of sake production in Japan. Since 1978, […]

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