Rugby

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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Mac meets Ren-G, RWC2019 mascots, in Shibuya

Remembering Rugby World Cup 2019

One year ago today Rugby World Cup 2019 began and it changed my life. I attended 14 matches during the tournament: 7 in Tokyo, 6 in Yokohama and the epic Japan vs Ireland game in Shizuoka, one of the greatest days of my life, period. On my way to the first game, Japan vs Russia, […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, and mascots, ghosts at Kanda Myojin Edo Night Market

This Week in Tokyo – 17 December 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. […]

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ONE TEAM!: Japan National Rugby Team Parade through Tokyo!

28 of the 31 members of Japan’s men’s national rugby team paraded through Marunouchi’s Naka-dori in Tokyo on Wednesday 11 December to express appreciation to their fans for their support during their historic run at Rugby World Cup 2019. Over 50,000 fans gathered along the parade route to support the players, including stars Keita Inagaki, […]

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Kabuki Man

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 5 November 2019

We once again begin the latest edition of This Week in Tokyo with a message of support, love and respect to the victims and those who continue to be seriously affected by the impact of all of Japan’s recent typhoons.  Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, presents a review of the Maction Planet week that […]

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Bak-san - Japanese Rugby Superfan - with Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 29 October 2019

We once again begin the latest edition of This Week in Tokyo with a message of support, love and respect to the victims and those who continue to be seriously affected by the impact of Typhoon #19 AKA Typhoon Hagibis.  Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, presents a review of the Maction Planet week that […]

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Mac meet Faf De Klerk - South Africa Scrum-Half - in Shibuya

This Week in Tokyo – 22 October 2019

We once again begin the latest edition of This Week in Tokyo with a message of support, love and respect to the victims and those who continue to be seriously affected by the impact of Typhoon #19 AKA Typhoon Hagibis.  Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, was there to witness the end of the Japan […]

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This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 15 October 2019

We begin the latest edition of This Week in Tokyo (and Yokohama) with a message of support, love and respect to the victims and those seriously affected by Typhoon #19 AKA Typhoon Hagibis.  Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, was there to witness the final pool match of Rugby World Cup 2019 as Japan made […]

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Mac with author Jonelle Patrick

This Week in Tokyo – 8 October 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo is dominated by Week 3 of Rugby World Cup 2019. Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, was there to witness England vs Argentina and New Zealand vs Namibia at the Tokyo (Ajinomoto) Stadium. For the latter he guided tours before and after the match! Here he is […]

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Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa on 28 September 2019 during the match when Japan beat Ireland 19-12

This Week in Tokyo and Shizuoka – 1 October 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo (and Shizuoka) is dominated by Week 2 of Rugby World Cup 2019. Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, was there to witness the Shock of Shizuoka as Japan beat Ireland in a cracking game of Rugby. Somehow he still managed to fit in making a 96 minute […]

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