Japanese whisky from the barrel: Kirin Fuji-Gotemba Whisky From the Barrel at Tokyo Whisky Festival 2018

This Week in Tokyo – 27 November 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. This week’s […]

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Akira Himekawa and Mac at Kaigai Manga Festa at COMITIA 126

COMITIA 126 Walkthrough

Mac, our Founder and Lead Guides, walks through the epic COMITIA 126 event at Tokyo Big Sight on 25 November 2018! Founded in November 1984, COMITIA (コミティア) plays a significant role in the manga publishing industry and independent creator’s scene in Japan. It is a convention where writers and artists can sell self-published works. Only original works […]

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Kim Jung Gi at Kaigai Manga Festa 2018

Kim Jung Gi at Kaigai Manga Festa 2018

Watch legendary illustrator Kim Jung Gi at work as he creates a Godzilla-inspired masterpiece at Tokyo International Comic Festival (Kaigai Manga Festa) 2018, part of Comitia 126, held at Tokyo Big Sight on Sunday 25 November 2018. Mac, our Founder, Lead Guide and avid Kim Jung Gi fan, tells us more!  Kim Jung Gi is quite […]

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Atsushi Yamane, head of the Tokyo Pipe Band, at the Tokyo Whisky Festival 2018

Amazing Bagpiper Atsushi Yamane at Tokyo Whisky Festival 2018

Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, flaunts the fun he had at Whisky Festival 2018 in Tokyo where he got to witness an incredible performance from head of the Tokyo Pipe Band, Atsushi Yamane.  There was only one place to be whisky lovers last weekend, and that was at this year’s Tokyo Whisky Festival, officially […]

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TDR Now: Stephanie G with Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet

Shoutout from Stephanie on TDR Now Podcast!

Maction Planet received a shoutout on the TDR Now Podcast from former Maction Planet guest Stephanie G! Maction Planet are honoured to be featured in the latest episode of TDR Explorer’s podcast, TDR Now #152, which dropped today! TDR Explorer is the single best online resource for those planning a trip to any of the Asian […]

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Passing Autumn; 1990; Colour on paper, Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum / Higashiyama Kaii Gallery

This Week in Tokyo – 20 November 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. This […]

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Tokyo ON #046: Tour de Tokyo I

Maction Planet Radio returns with another episode of their flagship show, Tokyo ON! This time, its the inaugural Tour de Tokyo!  Join us on Tokyo ON for a Tour de Tokyo led by Maction Planet Founder and Lead Guide, Mac! In the first episode of this series, Mac takes you on an aural (and geographically […]

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Infinity Mirror Room of Pumpkins by Yayoi Kusama

This Week in Tokyo – 13 November 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. This […]

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Stan Lee with Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet

A Tribute to Stan Lee, from Tokyo

Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, pays a personal tribute to Stan ‘The Man’ Lee, the godfather of Marvel Comics, who passed away today at the age of 95.  There is surely no doubt about the importance of Stan Lee’s legacy and its impact on global culture. With his collaborators he created characters […]

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Double Sharp in Fussa at the Ginza Shoueikai Art Matsuri 2018

Fun in Fussa at the Ginza Shoueikai Art Matsuri 2018

When we say everything is fully personalised at Maction Planet, we mean it. So when our guests Sophie and Sarah told us they wanted to do something art-related in a truly local environment, we delivered… at the Fussa Ginza Shoueikai Art Matsuri 2018.   Although Fussa is around 45 minutes by train from Shinjuku, it is actually […]

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