Festivals

Kameido Tenjin Matsuri 2018

Kameido Tenjin Matsuri 2018: The Movie

Share in the experience of the 2018 Kameido Tenjin Matsuri in the latest video on Maction Planet YouTube Channel. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, tell us more!  My guests and I had an amazing time at the Kameido Tenjin Matsuri on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 August 2018. Kameido Tenjin is located […]

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The Ako Gishi Sai Festival and the 'story' of the 47 Ronin with the severed head of Lord Kira

The Ako Gishi Sai Festival and the ‘story’ of the 47 Ronin

On a sunny Saturday in December 2019, Mac embarked on a pilgrimage to Sengakuji Temple to pay his respects at the Ako Gishi Sai Festival of the 47 Ronin, the masterless samurai who embody the ultimate concept of loyalty… at least, that’s the story. We made a video of the festival! Learn more about this […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet Japan Private Tours, under Sakura in Mitsuike Park, Kanagawa

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 24 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’ (and Yokohama), a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. You can 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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Hina Matsuri 2020

This Week in Tokyo – 3 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’, a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Hosted by Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, you can check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the […]

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'Fujin・Raijin - Wing God and Thunder God' by Yoko Sekita from the 19th Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival

This Week in Tokyo and Kawagoe – 4 February 2020

Welcome to the first ‘This Week in Tokyo’ of February 2020. ‘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 tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s […]

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Sony Dog Aibo celebrating New Year 2020

This Week in Tokyo – 28 January 2020

Welcome to the final ‘This Week in Tokyo’ of January 2020. ‘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 tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s […]

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The Takamikura (Imperial Throne) used in the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Mejesty the Emperor at the Seiden)

This Week in Tokyo – 21 January 2020

Welcome to the third ‘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 the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, with the Cohn and Frank families, and Kosuke, on a Maction Planet Kyoto Day trip

This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto, Makuhari and Yokohama – 14 January 2020

Welcome to the second ‘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 the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s […]

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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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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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