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Sakuragaoka in Shibuya

This Week in Tokyo – 5 April 2022

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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Plum Blossoms in Full Bloom at Okurayama Park

This Week in Tokyo – 8 March 2022

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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Making Sake on Sado - exclsuive series on Kanpai Planet YouTube

This Week in Tokyo – 1 March 2022

A special edition of This Week in Tokyo, as we unveil a special Kanpai Planet event: Making Sake on Sado  In July 2021 I spent one week making Japanese sake in Nishimikawa, in the south west of Sado Island – at Gakkogura.  Gakkogura is a brewery school run by Obata Shuzo, which is one of […]

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Chef Koji Kawaguchi and guest on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 22 February 2022

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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Year of the Tiger Ema (votive tablet) at Yushima Tenjin

This Week in Tokyo – 8 February 2022

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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Trash Taste Special with Garnt, CDawg and The Anime Man

This Week in Tokyo – 11 January 2022

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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New Year's Day sunrise across West Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 4 January 2022

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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Meiji Jingu Baseball Stadium, Tokyo, Japan home of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows

This Week in Tokyo – 28 December 2021

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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Chichiby Matsuri Mikoshi with Shirokuma Beer

This Week in Chichibu – 7 December 2021

Once again, two of my worlds – Maction Planet and Kanpai Planet – collided this week as I was invited by the Saitama Prefectural Tourism Board to consult on some drinks-related tourism projects in Chichibu. Chichibu is a city northwest of Tokyo, in Japan. It’s known for the Chichibu Kannon Pilgrimage route, which links 34 temples across […]

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Tokyo Yakult Swallows win the 2021 Central League Cilmax Series

This Week in Tokyo – 16 November 2021

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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