Tokyo ON #058: Best of Japanese Music 2019

Tokyo ON #058: Best of Japanese Music 2019

On the final day of 2019, Tokyo ON host and Resident Maction Planet DJ Royce Leong calls the Best of Japanese Music 2019, including individual and group awards, best new artist, album of the year and track of the year. 2019 has been an historic year in Japan with a new Emperor, an epic Rugby […]

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This Week in Tokyo – 31 December 2019

The final This Week in Tokyo of the decade! This Week in Tokyo is 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 […]

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Toki no Sumika

This Week in Tokyo and Gotemba – 24 December 2019

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. This week’s edition is hosted by Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, and mascots, ghosts at Kanda Myojin Edo Night Market

This Week in Tokyo – 17 December 2019

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, and beyond. […]

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ONE TEAM!: Japan National Rugby Team Parade through Tokyo!

28 of the 31 members of Japan’s men’s national rugby team paraded through Marunouchi’s Naka-dori in Tokyo on Wednesday 11 December to express appreciation to their fans for their support during their historic run at Rugby World Cup 2019. Over 50,000 fans gathered along the parade route to support the players, including stars Keita Inagaki, […]

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Tokyo ON #057: Thinking Autumn, Feeling Winter - Maction Planet Radio

Tokyo ON #057: Thinking Autumn, Feeling Winter

Maction Planet Radio is thinking autumn, feeling winter in Episode #057 of our flagship show Tokyo ON!  The seasons may be changing but one thing is constant – the latest and greatest in Japanese music brought to you by Tokyo ON. In this episode Maction Planet resident DJ and host Royce Leong takes you from the […]

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Ella wearing a Pokemon Pikachu Cat Hat purchased on a Maction Planet Tokyo Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 10 December 2019

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, and beyond. This […]

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Roger Turner x Koichi Makigami x Yumiko Tanaka: Live at the Hara Museum

On Saturday 7 December 2019 Roger Turner, the internationally renowned improvisational drummer and percussionist from the UK, performed at the Hara Museum for the first time in six years alongside visionary vocalist Koichi Makigami and shamisen maestro Yumiko Tanaka. Mac, a Friend of the Hara Museum, was there to support and reports back with photos […]

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Maction Planet x Shochu Pro Cherry Blossom Party Hanami 2020 in Yoyogi Park

Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2020

DUE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Maction Planet and Shochu.Pro are collaborating once again to hold an exclusive hanami party to celebrate cherry blossom season in Tokyo. The party will be held in Yoyogi Park on Sunday 29 March, 2020 from 12:00-16:00. Tickets to the event will include the […]

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Maction Planet at the Daijokyu, scene of the Daijosai, and at Inui Street in the Imperial Palace

The Daijokyu and Inui Street at the Imperial Palace

His Majesty Emperor Naruhito of Japan spent the evening of 14 November until the predawn of 15 November performing the Daijosai ritual, completing the last rite before acceding to the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the Daijokyu complex. Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, visited the Daijokyu during its limited opening to the public. As a bonus, […]

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