Enoshima at sunset seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Photography Tour

Tokyo ON #032: Different Waves of Life

TOKYO ON, MACTION PLANET RADIO’S FLAGSHIP SHOW RETURNS WITH DIFFERENT WAVES OF LIFE!  This episode Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong dives right into the sound waves of the World’s Greatest Metropolis and comes up with tunes from トレモノ, oisicle melonpan, 東京カランコロン and more. Along the way he bumps into ヤバイTシャツ屋さん, reflects on the development […]

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Tori no Ichi Kumade with Ebisu-sama at Yushima Tenjin Plum Matsuri on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Guests and collaborators extend warm wishes on mactionplanet.com’s first anniversary

Following the one year anniversary of the launch of www.mactionplanet.com yesterday, birthday wishes have come pouring in from all over the planet (Earth) from Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour guests, Maction Planet Apparel designers and our expert collaborators. So, without further ado, here they are:    “Congratulations on your first anniversary. It’s been a blast […]

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Tori no Ichi Kumade with Ebisu-sama over Tokyo celebrates the one year anniversary of Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours website!

Maction Planet celebrates one year anniversary of www.mactionplanet.com

Maction Planet, top-rated boutique operator reinventing custom travel in Tokyo, today celebrated the first anniversary of its website, www.mactionplanet.com. Launched one year ago, the website marked the move away from solely word-of-mouth customer acquisition to opening up Maction Planet’s unique Tokyo tours and experiences to the world. During this time, the company has grown from […]

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Sun shines behind an ume plum blossom seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

An Ode to Ume: Plum Blossom

Blossoms are one of Japan’s most iconic images. Though the sakura cherry blossoms are the most well known, they aren’t the only trees to produce beautiful flowers for a brief but lovely time. Dakota and Mac wax lyrical about the joys of ume – plum blossom. [All photos taken by Mac on his trusty Samsung […]

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KitKats at the KitKat Chocolatory Ginza seen on a Maction Plane Tokyo Food Tour

Tokyo ON #031: Love and the City

Valentine’s Day in Japan is a unique cultural experience that revolves around chocolate, be it buying, making, giving or receiving, as a proxy for communicating romantic feelings to others. Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong explores the topic in depth, discussing the latest trends, the traditional customs and the emotions involved leading up to February 14. […]

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hotel koé, Shibuya, Tokyo

Hotel Koé Opening Party

‘hotel koé’, a new concept hotel in Shibuya, opened its doors on 9 February. To celebrate, they held a special opening party. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was in attendance!     ‘hotel koé’ is the first such project for lifestyle brand koé, whose slogan is ‘New Basic for New Culture’. Beginning in […]

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Yukiko Harada and Mac celebrate the opening of OnJapan CAFE &

New ONJapan CAFÉ Opening Party

OnJapan CAFÉ, one of our favourite venues in Tokyo, has moved! Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was invited to the New ‘OnJapan CAFÉ &’ Opening Party. He gives us the inside scoop as to why the new location is Harajuku’s loss and Oku-Shibu’s gain. Managed by Yukiko Harada, the original OnJapan CAFÉ […]

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Setsubun beans purchased on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

An Ode to Setsubun

A big part of what makes life in Tokyo so vibrant and exciting is the four distinct seasons. Though Japan isn’t unique in this regard (despite what some may think!), each of the country’s four seasons does have plenty of highly unique things to offer, writes Dakota.   Spring, the period characterized by warmer weather, […]

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