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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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The weight of the pThe weight of the planet on this shoulder: Not Maction Planet; Teamlab Planets as Mac celebrates being Tokyo's top tour guidelanet on this shoulder: Not Maction Planet; Teamlab Planets

This Week in Tokyo – 26 February 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 #048: Everything you wanted to know about AKB48

Tokyo ON #048: Everything you wanted to know about AKB48*

Maction Planet Radio returns with another episode of their flagship show, Tokyo ON!  This is Episode Number 48 of Tokyo ON, and not only does that mean you can listen to Tokyo ON back to back for 24 hours now, it also calls for a one-off super special on everything AKB48. Maction Planet Resident DJ […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, with the Baker Family outside Tokyo Station

This Week in Tokyo – 15 January 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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Inokashira Park Kichijoji reflections

This Week in Tokyo – 18 December 2018

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. This week’s […]

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Medetaiyaki at Kabukiza

This Week in Tokyo – 11 December 2018

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. This week’s […]

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Arigato Sakuragaoka from Art Photo Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 4 December 2018

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. This week’s […]

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DC Comics Mikoshi at Tokyo Comic Con 2018

Warner Bros./DC Comics Mikoshi at Tokyo Comic Con 2018

A DC Comics mikoshi featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and The Flash? That’s just the sort of cultural fusion that takes place at Tokyo Comic Con  Mikoshi are portable shrines used to transport Shinto deities. During a matsuri (Japanese festival) involving a mikoshi, people carry the mikoshi around the neighborhoods that worship at the shrine. At various points in the parade the mikoshi-carriers wave […]

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Tokyo Comic Con 2018 Walkthrough

In this epic video Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, takes you on an incredible walk through the Tokyo Comic Con 2018 showfloor. Held at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Tokyo Comic Con 2018 kicked off on Friday November 30th and ran through Sunday December 2nd. This is the third year the event has been run. Special […]

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters at Tokyo Comic Con 2018

Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Tokyo Comic Con 2018 Panel

Maction Planet was at Tokyo Comic Con 2018. One of the highlights was the Godzilla: King of the Monsters Panel featuring director Michael Dougherty. He managed to shoot some incredible video which we have posted on the Maction Planet YouTube Channel. Check out his analysis of this exciting event.  A huge crowd gathered around the […]

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