Architecture

Big Echo karaoke, Centre Gai, Shibuya

This Week in Tokyo and Nagasaki – 11 August 2020

Welcome to the another multi-venue ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘This Week in Tokyo’ is a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Check out photos from our adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

Read more

Blue Impulse (ブルーインパルス, Burū Inparusu), the aerobatic demonstration team of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), flies over Tokyo on 29 May 2020 to thank healthcare workers fighting the novel coronavirus COVID-19

This Week in Tokyo – 2 June 2020

Our Founder and Lead Guide, Mac, shares his adventures watching Blue Impulse in an aerobatic edition of ‘This Week in Tokyo’!  Featured image, Header image and below – Blue Impulse: This week’s socially-distanced Maction-sanctioned walk took me to Tokyo Station. This was the spot I chose to watch Blue Impulse’s flyover over central Tokyo on Friday 29 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

Ebisu Bon Odori 2019 Yagura seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 30 July 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 […]

Read more

Hina Matsuri at Hoshinoya

This Week in Tokyo – 5 March 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 […]

Read more

The weight of the pThe weight of the planet on this shoulder: Not Maction Planet; Teamlab Planets as Mac celebrates being Tokyo's top tour guidelanet on this shoulder: Not Maction Planet; Teamlab Planets

This Week in Tokyo – 26 February 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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Girl praying at Sensoji

This Week in Tokyo – 16 October 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 […]

Read more

Yakatabune on Tokyo Bay

This Week in Tokyo – 25 September 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. Mac, […]

Read more

Statue of Liberty Odaiba seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 10 July 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 […]

Read more