Sensoji Temple seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour with the Bolnicks!

Tokyo ON #028: Akemashite Omedetou

Akemashite omedetou – Happy New Year from Tokyo ON and Maction Planet! It’s been an eventful year with the launches of both the Maction Planet website and Tokyo ON and we’re celebrating with our favourite new year’s party tracks from Hitomi, DJ OZMA and Kimaguren along with the usual suspects. Maction Planet’s Resident DJ Royce […]

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Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours TripAdvisor Reviews have reached 75 5-star ratings

Maction Planet celebrates 75 TripAdvisor Reviews, all rated ‘Excellent’

PRESS RELEASE: Maction Planet is excited to announce that they have reached 75 TripAdvisor Reviews, all rated ‘Excellent’, TripAdvisor’s 5-star ranking. “What a year 2017 has been for Maction Planet. It feels like only yesterday that we were celebrating 50 reviews!” said Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet. “It goes without saying that […]

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Highlights from the 35th Anniversary Hakuho-sha Shodo Exhibition

Hakuho-sha, established in 1982, is devoted to introducing contemporary expression into Kanji and Hiragana shodo (calligraphy) and supports those calligraphers engaged in this endeavour. Since their founding they have exhibited their work at the Modern Poetry, Mainichi Shodo Exhibition. Their 35th anniversary exhibition takes up two salons on the third floor of the National Art Centre […]

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The KFC Colonel Sanders spotted on a Maction Planet Tokyo Bespoke Tour

Tokyo ON #027: Finger Lickin’ Xmas

The Maction Planet Radio team are back to help get you ready for Christmas. For a country with little religious background to the season, Japan still manages to do Christmas arguably better than anywhere else on the planet! Tokyo shines with millions of illumination lights which transform The World’s Greatest Metropolis into a glittering jewel, […]

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Highlights from the 24th Sesshu International Art Society Exhibition

On 13th December, our founder Mac was invited to the opening reception for the 24th Sesshu International Art Society Exhibition. He wrote about his experience here. In this post, we present selected highlights from the 250-piece exhibition. Enjoy!  Featured image: Smile by Tena Nakayama (笑み by 中山てな) Valley and Rivers by Shun Wang (秋壑清泉図 by 王 順) […]

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24th Sesshu International Art Society Exhibition

250 works showcasing the best of Japanese art across schools and disciplines, with free admission? Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, describes a wonderful day at 2017’s Sesshu International Art Society Exhibition, running until 24th December 2017 in the heart of The World’s Greatest Metropolis!   I was honoured to be invited to […]

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What the Tokyo Locals Do: Space Art Workshop with Ayako Ono

Our founder Mac leads our Artokyo tours and writes about the art scene in Tokyo here on our blog and for Tokyo Art Beat. But how good is he at making it? Find out as he describes an evening of Space Art at ISU Space Cafe Tokyo! On 13th December ISU SpaceCafe held a special […]

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Mac, Founder of Maction Planet leads Chris Steele, Head of Online Retail at ROC on a Tokyo Private Tour

Mac on Tokyo: Chris Steele

Chris Steele is Head of Online Retail for ROC Jewellery, based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We spoke to him on the launch of their new Ginkgo Leaf Pendant, created from real gingko leaves, which has been inspired by the Japanese autumn and Maction Planet Radio’s Flagship Show, Tokyo ON!   Maction Planet: Hi Chris. Welcome […]

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Maction Planet features on TDR Now Podcast

Maction Planet are honoured to be featured in the latest episode of TDR Explorer’s podcast, TDR Now, which dropped today! TDR Explorer is the single best online resource for those planning a trip to any of the Asian Disney Parks and beyond. It is run by Christopher Nilghe. Born and bred in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, […]

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DIY tonkotsu ramen as can be eaten on a Maction Planet Tokyo Food Tour

Ramen at Home: The Cookbook that redefines DIY Japan Soul Food

Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, reviews the latest ramen cookbook to drop. He finds, like the bowl itself, that there is more to it than meets the eye…  Brian MacDuckston is without a doubt one of the world’s leading experts on ramen. Having run his ramen blog Ramen Adventures for almost a […]

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