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Tokyo ON #61: Kichijoji is Alright: In honour of Craftrock Circuit '20. Kids playing in Inokashira Park

Tokyo ON #061: Kichijoji is Alright

Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong honours the cancelled Craftrock Circuit ’20 event in the 61st episode of our flagship radio show ‘Tokyo ON’. In honour of the cancelled Craftrock Circuit ’20 event that was to be held in Kichijoji, Tokyo ON host and Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong takes the opportunity to rep […]

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Tokyo ON #060: Requiem for Synchronicity 2020: Shin Sakiura at the Midnight Mellows event in January 2020 at Club Asia

Tokyo ON #060: Requiem for Synchronicity 2020

Maction Planet Resident DJ Royce Leong spins an extra-large episode of Tokyo ON in honour of the cancelled Synchronicity 2020 festival. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Synchronicity 2020 promised to be an amazing weekend featuring a killer lineup of artists such as Shin Sakiura, TENDOUJI, Chocoholic, Aaamyyy, PARKGOLF, 西恵利香, tomggg, 空音 and more. Unfortunately it was […]

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Tokyo ON #059: Future Listening! from Maction Planet radio - for fans of Japanese music

Tokyo ON #059: Future Listening!

Tokyo ON host and Resident Maction Planet DJ Royce Leong brings you some Future Listening in the latest episode of our flagship radio show. It’s now 2020 and a new decade, so Maction Planet Resident DJ and host Royce Leong has decided to look at the current trends in Japanese music and guess what this […]

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'Queen in The Park' at Ginza Sony Park 2020

This Week in Tokyo – 10 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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Shibuya Musical Concert featuring Ayako Hara and Minami Asai of Manon

What the Tokyo Locals Do: Shibuya Musical Concert

We began our semi-regular series “What the Tokyo Locals Do” with a feature on a concert performed by Mamon, so it seems appropriate that we now get the opportunity to write about another of their wonderful events – the Shibuya Musical Concert!     On Monday 24 February I headed to Shibuya Hall to watch the […]

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Tokyo ON In The Mix: Mirrorball Magic

Tokyo ON In The Mix: Mirrorball Magic

Maction Planet Radio x Mirrorball Magic in this brand new edition of Tokyo ON In the Mix!  Soaring strings, funky guitars, mellow keyboards, killer grooves – the elements of classic funk, soul and disco are alive and well in modern Japanese pop music. In this ‘Mirrorball Magic’ mix, Maction Planet Resident DJ and Tokyo ON host Royce […]

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Chureito Pagoda and Mt Fuji on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo and Mount Fuji – 25 February 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’ (and Mount Fuji), 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 […]

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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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Tokyo ON #058: Best of Japanese Music 2019

Tokyo ON #058: Best of Japanese Music 2019

On the final day of 2019, Tokyo ON host and Resident Maction Planet DJ Royce Leong calls the Best of Japanese Music 2019, including individual and group awards, best new artist, album of the year and track of the year. 2019 has been an historic year in Japan with a new Emperor, an epic Rugby […]

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Tokyo ON #057: Thinking Autumn, Feeling Winter - Maction Planet Radio

Tokyo ON #057: Thinking Autumn, Feeling Winter

Maction Planet Radio is thinking autumn, feeling winter in Episode #057 of our flagship show Tokyo ON!  The seasons may be changing but one thing is constant – the latest and greatest in Japanese music brought to you by Tokyo ON. In this episode Maction Planet resident DJ and host Royce Leong takes you from the […]

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