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This Week in Awaji Island, Akashi, Osaka, Horyuji, Nara and Kyoto – 27 October 2020

Mac’s been busy! He has spent the last week travelling around the Kansai region. We’ll hand over to him to share some highlights of his time there. As he is undoubtedly going to say somewhere in this post, “We continue…” I have spent a significant part of the last week thinking about how to present […]

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The Last Tea Bowl Thief by Jonelle Patrick

This Week in Tokyo – 20 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘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 adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

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Godzilla enjoying a moon-viewing (tsukimi) party at the Godzilla Store in Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 6 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘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 adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

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Hello COVID-19 Kitty and My Melody

This Week in Tokyo – 8 September 2020

Welcome to another edition of ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘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 adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

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Toyoiwa Inari Shrine in Ginza, Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 21 July 2020

Welcome to the another multi-venue ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘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 adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

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Yushima Tenjin Shrine in Tokyo during Tanabata

This Week in Tokyo – 7 July 2020

It’s the return of multi-venue ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘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 adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. […]

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Endless Shock Godzilla at Godzilla Square Hibiya Chanter

This Week in Tokyo – 17 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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Takanawa Gateway Station opening on 14 March 2020

Takanawa Gateway: Tokyo’s New JR Station

14 March 2020 marked the opening of a new train station on Tokyo’s iconic JR Yamanote Line: Takanawa Gateway. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was there to experience this historic day. On 14 March 2020, Takanawa Gateway Station opened between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations. It is the 30th stop on East Japan […]

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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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Tokyo Private Tour guests Jake and Talia with Mac and Godzilla

This Week in Tokyo – 7 January 2020

明けましておめでとうございます (Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu)! Welcome to the first ‘This Week in Tokyo’ of the decade! ‘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 […]

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