Kanpai Planet

This Week in Tokyo, Mito, and Kyoto – 8 November 2022

This week showcased the full spectrum of (almost) everything Maction Planet does. I started the week by closing out the large group tour I was guiding around the country. This was followed by two days of travel consulting work in Ibaraki prefecture. I was back in maction in Tokyo for the rest of the week […]

Read more

Konishiki Hawaian Sumo Wrestler with Mac from Maction Planet and Kanpai Planet

This Week in Tokyo – 13 September 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 […]

Read more

I made Japanese Sake

Making Sake on Sado: 6-month anniversary!

Today marks the six-month anniversary of the release of the first episode of ‘Making Sake on Sado’. You can watch the entire series here. With your help, the next six months could be even more exciting! I cannot convey how proud I am of Making Sake on Sado. The feedback I have received has been […]

Read more

Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours are back!

This Week in Tokyo – 16 August 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 […]

Read more

Hachiko 3D - Shibuya Crossing

This Week in Tokyo and Kobuchizawa – 2 August 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 […]

Read more

Gion Matsuri 0222 in Kyoto

This Week in Kyoto, Nagoya and Tokyo – 19 July 2022

Think of this week’s ‘This Week in’ as a tap takeover by Kyoto, namely its world-famous Gion Matsuri. However, that’s not all that went on in Maction Planet’s week – we have some whisky-related action from Nagoya and Tokyo too! The Gion Matsuri (祇園祭) takes place annually during July in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in […]

Read more

Ebisu train tracks mural

This Week in Tokyo – 12 July 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 […]

Read more

Ethan and Caitlin on the first Maction Planet Tokyo Private tour in 28 months

This Week in Tokyo – 5 July 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 […]

Read more

Sake Cave

This Week in Tokyo and Karasuyama – 28 June 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 […]

Read more

Pepsi Karaage Senyo Cola exclusive for Japan

This Week in Tokyo – 21 June 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 […]

Read more