Pagebear, the Iconic Peninsula Hotel teddy bear outside Tokyo Peninsula

This Week in Tokyo and Kyoto – 25 December 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS! A special festive edition of This Week in Tokyo and Kyoto. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, and beyond. This week’s edition is hosted by Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, who has been guiding […]

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Tokyo ON #047: Best of Japanese music 2018

Tokyo ON #047: Best of Japanese Music 2018

Maction Planet Radio returns with another episode of their flagship show, Tokyo ON, showcasing the best of Japanese music 2018!  It’s the end of an eventful 2018, so in this special extended episode Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong looks back on the year and presents Tokyo ON’s best of Japanese music 2018. The show […]

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Inokashira Park Kichijoji reflections

This Week in Tokyo – 18 December 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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Tokyo ON In the Mix: Future Warp

Tokyo ON In the Mix: Future Warp

FUTURE WARP: WELCOME TO THE FUTURE! This edition of Tokyo ON In the Mix, Future Warp, is a tight selection of future/alternative hip-hop tracks by talented Japanese rappers and beatmakers. This mix features Tokyo ON favorites SIRUP and Sweet William, up and coming artists like WILYWNKA and Yo-Sea, our good friends Chocoholic and Laya, and […]

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Medetaiyaki at Kabukiza

This Week in Tokyo – 11 December 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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Tokyo Cherry Blossom party: Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2019

Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2019

Maction Planet and Shochu.Pro are collaborating once again to hold an exclusive hanami (cherry blossom party) to celebrate sakura season in Tokyo. The party will be held in Yoyogi Park on Sunday 31 March 2019 from 12:00-16:00. Tickets to the event will include the following: Access to the Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro hanami: No need to […]

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Arigato Sakuragaoka from Art Photo Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 4 December 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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DC Comics Mikoshi at Tokyo Comic Con 2018

Warner Bros./DC Comics Mikoshi at Tokyo Comic Con 2018

A DC Comics mikoshi featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and The Flash? That’s just the sort of cultural fusion that takes place at Tokyo Comic Con  Mikoshi are portable shrines used to transport Shinto deities. During a matsuri (Japanese festival) involving a mikoshi, people carry the mikoshi around the neighborhoods that worship at the shrine. At various points in the parade the mikoshi-carriers wave […]

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Tokyo Comic Con 2018 Walkthrough

In this epic video Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, takes you on an incredible walk through the Tokyo Comic Con 2018 showfloor. Held at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Tokyo Comic Con 2018 kicked off on Friday November 30th and ran through Sunday December 2nd. This is the third year the event has been run. Special […]

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters at Tokyo Comic Con 2018

Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Tokyo Comic Con 2018 Panel

Maction Planet was at Tokyo Comic Con 2018. One of the highlights was the Godzilla: King of the Monsters Panel featuring director Michael Dougherty. He managed to shoot some incredible video which we have posted on the Maction Planet YouTube Channel. Check out his analysis of this exciting event.  A huge crowd gathered around the […]

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