Sake

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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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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Mad Dog Jones and Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, at the opening of AFTERL-IFE WORLD at the Diesel Art Gallery in Shibuya

This Week in Tokyo – 3 September 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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Yukiko Harada and Mac celebrate the opening of OnJapan CAFE &

New ONJapan CAFÉ Opening Party

OnJapan CAFÉ, one of our favourite venues in Tokyo, has moved! Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was invited to the New ‘OnJapan CAFÉ &’ Opening Party. He gives us the inside scoop as to why the new location is Harajuku’s loss and Oku-Shibu’s gain. Managed by Yukiko Harada, the original OnJapan CAFÉ […]

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Sake preparation vat seen on a Tokyo Sake Shikomi Tour with Maction Planet

The Birth of Sake at Terada Honke

At Maction Planet we pride ourselves on the access we are able to give visitors to The World’s Greatest Metropolis. Our mission is to continually outdo the traditional, cookie-cutter tours and give people memories to last a lifetime – truly unique experiences that they will not be able to achieve anywhere else. That is exactly […]

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Sake Day and the Sake Production Calendar

October 1st is National Sake Day here in Japan. To celebrate both this, and the launch of our Tokyo Sake Tastings and Tours, we take a look at the Sake calendar, starting with why Sake Day is on… err… Sake Day! October 1st is the traditional starting date of sake production in Japan. Since 1978, […]

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