Anne Fenres talks to Maction Planet

Mac on Tokyo: Anne Fehres

Filmmaker Anne Fehres is currently participating in the artist-in-residence program at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Tokyo, known as AIR 3331. In advance of the premier of her new film ‘Sakura: An Archetypal Journey’ we caught up with her to discuss her journey to The World’s Greatest Metropolis and the making of this important film.   Maction Planet: Hi […]

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Yucco Miller plays Lupin The Third at Yamano Music Ginza seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Yucco Miller x Lupin the Third at Yamano Music Ginza

Tokyo is without a doubt a city that rewards local knowledge. There is so much going on in so many different genres that to keep a handle on it is tough and time-consuming. At Maction Planet, this is something we pride ourselves on. We don’t just focus on the larger events – we like to […]

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Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2018 at the Yamantane Museum of Art

For the first time in six years the Yamatane Museum of Art is holding a special thematic exhibition showcasing many of their most famous Cherry Blossom-related works titled “Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2018 – Flower Viewing at the Museum!”. Mac, Founder of Maction Planet, was at the Press Day for the show and guides us through […]

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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2018 Swallows Crew Platinum Tier Unboxing. 東京ヤクルトスワローズ

Swallows Crew Platinum Tier Merchandise Unboxing 2018

Gearing up to the Japanese Baseball season proper starting on 30 March, Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, answers one of Tokyo’s most burning questions… Ever wondered what was in the box that Swallows Crew Platinum Tier Members received in 2018? Regardless, the answer can now be revealed!  Last year on 20 February we launched, […]

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Tokyo Skyline seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Tokyo ON #033: Denki Boogaloo

In advance of his Tokyo live DJing debut, Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong plays a selection of cutting edge sounds spanning RnB, soul, funk and more with music from Juju, UNCHAIN, She’s and Riri and Maction Planet favourites iri and BRADIO. As always the tracks are accompanied by Royce’s knowledgeable commentary on the songs, […]

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Fans of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows Ema Votive Tablet

Believe it to achieve it: Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2018 Votive Tablets

Mac here. With the season just around the corner, the Tokyo Yakult Swallows Baseball Team recently dropped into the Meiji Jingu Shrine to wish for success in the 2018 season. A few days later I was there with guests uncovering evidence of their visit!   The Meiji Jingu Shrine gets thousands of visitors every day […]

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Sumo Ema seen on Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

An Ode to Ema: The History of Japan’s Votive Tablets

Ema are small wooden votive tablets used by worshippers to write down their prayers, requests or gratitude and offer them up to the deities enshrined in the religious site. Ema provide a medium through which people can externalize and express their innermost fears and worries, and seek solace and support, ‘turning to the gods in times […]

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Mac, Founder of Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours with Omnipollo co-founders Henok Fentie and Karl Grandin.

Omnipollo: Turning Beer into Conceptual Art

Last night Tokyo beers lovers were treated with the chance to meet Henok and Karl from Omnipollo at “Bottle Shop Event Vol.14: KARL GRANDIN ART SHOW”. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was in attendance. Omnipollo was founded in 2011 by home-brewer-turned-pro Henok Fentie, and designer and Cheap Monday co-founder Karl Grandin. The […]

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Tokyo 100 - Maction Planet celebrates 100 100% 5-star TripAdvisor reviews for their Tokyo Private Tours!

Maction Planet celebrates 100 TripAdvisor Reviews, all rated ‘Excellent’

PRESS RELEASE: Maction Planet is excited to announce that they have reached 100 reviews on TripAdvisor all rated ‘Excellent’, TripAdvisor’s 5-star ranking. “Thank you, thank you, thank you!” said Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet. “That is really all I want to say! Thank you to our incredible guests for choosing Maction Planet […]

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An Ode to Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri (雛祭り), literally the Doll Festival but commonly known as Girl’s Day, is held on March 3rd every year. It’s the day when families pray for and celebrate the happiness and prosperity of their girls. We take a look at the history, customs and foods surrounding this colourful day. The History of the Hinamatsuri Like […]

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