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Ramen Adventures Katakana Limited Edition B&W Variant Tokyo T-shirt

Ramen Adventures rock Maction Planet Apparel in new collaboration with Ramen Kagetsu Arashi!

Brian MacDuckston from Ramen Adventures has teamed up with nationwide ramen chain Ramen Kagetsu Arashi to promote a new Tori Paitan ramen… and he’s wearing a Maction Planet T-shirt while doing it! We take a look at this new collaboration. Ramen Kagetsu Arashi was founded in 1992 and the chain now has over 250 stores […]

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History of Kakigori: Amezake Kakigori enjoyed on a Maction Planet Tokyo Food Tour

An Ode to Kakigori

Kakigori. It’s just shaved ice, right? The simplest thing ever? As with almost everything in Japan, there is a lot more to it than meets the eye. Find out more as we take a look at the history of kakigori.  The history of kakigori, and ice desserts in general, at least that we currently know […]

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Mac on Tokyo: Brian MacDuckston

Brian MacDuckston is a true Tokyo luminary. Over the last nine years he has built up his brand, ‘Ramen Adventures’, from scratch to become the premier source for English-language ramen information. He has been featured across international and domestic media, and collaborated with the likes of Yoshiki from X Japan, Kairi Pamyu Pamyu and AKB48. Brian joins Mac, Founder […]

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Mac on Tokyo: Benjamin Weber

Benjamin Weber, founder of the world-renowned “Friends in Ramen” blog, took time off from reviewing Osaka’s ramen scene to talk to Maction Planet about his former home Tokyo, his favourite ramen spots and how Osaka and Tokyo compare.    Maction Planet: Hi Ben. Welcome to Maction Planet. Thank you for taking the time to talk to […]

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