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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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Tokyo Cherry Blossom party: Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2019

Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2019

Maction Planet and Shochu.Pro are collaborating once again to hold an exclusive hanami (cherry blossom party) to celebrate sakura season in Tokyo. The party will be held in Yoyogi Park on Sunday 31 March 2019 from 12:00-16:00. Tickets to the event will include the following: Access to the Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro hanami: No need to […]

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Japanese whisky from the barrel: Kirin Fuji-Gotemba Whisky From the Barrel at Tokyo Whisky Festival 2018

This Week in Tokyo – 27 November 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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Otoko wa tsuraiyo: It's tough being a man with Tora-san impersonator at Tokyo ChaChaCha

This Week in Tokyo – 23 October 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 […]

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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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Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2017: The Movie

Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2017: The Movie

On Sunday 2 April 2017, Maction Planet and Shochu.Pro held a Cherry Blossom party, a hanami, in Yoyogi Park. The event was a sell-out success. We had guests from all over the world enjoying draft craft beer from Baird Beer and a selection of 10 different shochus curated by shochu expert Christopher Pellegrini. The weather […]

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Floating Sakura, official image of the Maction Planet x Shochu Pro Hanami 2018

Maction Planet x Shochu.Pro Hanami 2018

Following the success of last year’s event, Maction Planet and Shochu.Pro are collaborating again to hold an exclusive hanami party to celebrate cherry blossom season in Tokyo. The party will be held in Yoyogi Park on Saturday 31 March 2018 from 12:00-16:00. Tickets to the event will include the following: Unlimited all-you-can-drink Shochu from a […]

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Shochu seen on a Maction Planet Shochu Experience

SEKIDO Shodo Meets CHRISTOPHER Shochu

How better to spend a Friday night in Tokyo than with all-you-can-drink craft shochu, designing your own shochu bottle label in traditional shodo calligraphy style and hanging out with the amazing citizens of, and travellers to, The World’s Greatest Metropolis? That’s exactly what happened on 13 October 2017 at OnJapan Cafe, one of our favourite […]

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What the Tokyo Locals Do: Honkaku Shochu and Awamori Night

In the latest edition of “What the Tokyo Locals Do”, Mac describes an evening at the ‘Honkaku Shochu and Awamori – Taste The Spirit of Japan 2017’ hosted by the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association. Once again, we were able to give Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour guests access to this industry event!  Our guests […]

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Mac On Tokyo #001: Christopher Pellegrini

Maction Planet Radio‘s new show, Mac On Tokyo, brings you the characters which make Tokyo the World’s Greatest Metropolis. In our first episode, Mac chats to Christopher Pellegrini, ‘The Shochu Whisperer’, CEO of Shochu.Pro. Chris is a true ambassador for Japan and its most popular home-grown spirit, shochu. He is an internationally recognized speaker and […]

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