Music

Mac, Marci and Ryan at Tiffany Cafe in Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya -16 July 2019

Mac here. What a week! I’ve been guiding on average for 14 hours per day all across Japan. It has been so jam-packed that the five photos which we usually feature in each installment of ‘This Week in Tokyo’ will not cut it. This edition expands to include images from our expolartions in Kyoto, Osaka […]

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LATE NIGHT MONOGATARI: NOCTURNAL GROOVES OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST METROPOLIS! Moon over Myogadani

Tokyo ON In the Mix: Late Night Monogatari

LATE NIGHT MONOGATARI: NOCTURNAL GROOVES OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST METROPOLIS! This edition of Tokyo ON In the Mix is another fine selection of downtempo beats and rhymes from Japan mixed by Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong, and is designed for aimless drives, convenience store runs, watching the clouds pass in the night sky, dancing […]

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Catman outside Neco Action in Yanaka

This Week in Tokyo – 18 June 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 […]

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Tokyo ON #052: Soul Glo; Maction Planet Radio’s flagship show Tokyo ON gets some Soul Glo with tunes from of Softsoul, Neighbors Complain, Q.A.S.B & Three1989! 

Tokyo ON #052: Soul Glo

Maction Planet Radio’s flagship show Tokyo ON gets some Soul Glo with tunes from of Softsoul, Neighbors Complain, Q.A.S.B & Three1989!  In this soulful episode of Tokyo ON, Maction Planet Resident DJ and disco aficionado Royce Leong explores soul / disco music in Japan today. Our sonic journey takes you through heaven, the heart of […]

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Maction Planet crocodile at TeamLab Borderless in Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 4 June 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 […]

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Tokyo ON #051: Back to the Future: Tokyo ON returns and asks "Are you ready for Reiwa?" Check out what the kids are listening to these days: Showmore, SaToA, Friday Night Plans and more.

Tokyo ON #051: Back to the Future

Maction Planet Radio’s flagship show Tokyo ON returns and asks “Are you ready for Reiwa?” It’s an all new era and Tokyo ON is sending you back to the future after our requiem for the Heisei era. As usual, Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong has been in the thick of it at various music […]

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Tokyo ON #050: Hey! Say! Goodbye... Maction Planet Radio's tribute to the music of the Heisei Era

Tokyo ON #050: Hey! Say! Goodbye…

Maction Planet Radio’s flagship show Tokyo ON turns 50 with an epic tribute to the music of the Heisei Era!  Over 30 years in the making, this is the 50th episode of Tokyo ON, a 74 minute special to farewell the Heisei period (1989-2019). Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong has selected 30* songs for […]

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Tokyo ON In the Mix: Tokyo Wandering vol.3

Maction Planet Radio returns with another eclectic mix inspired by Cherry Blossoms! For this edition of Tokyo Wandering, Tokyo ON host and Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong has put together another fine selection of downtempo Japanese hip-hop tracks featuring maco marets, illmore, chelmico, EVISBEATS, STUTS and more. Inspired by the transient nature of the […]

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Tokyo ON Gaiden: Mihoudai Tokyo 2019 Recap

Tokyo ON Gaiden: Mihoudai Tokyo 2019 Recap

A special edition of Tokyo ON, Maction Planet Radio’s flagship show, showcases the talent of Mihoudai Tokyo 2019!  Fresh from his fantastic experience at the Mihoudai Tokyo 2019 festival, Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong takes you through the streets of Shinjuku deep into the basements for a band-by-band account of the action, featuring acts […]

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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 […]

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