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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet Bespoke Japan Travel, holds a pack of Japanese Curry

This Week in Tokyo – 28 April 2020

In this week’s ‘This Week in Tokyo’ Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, keeps us abreast of the Maction Planet comings and goings, or rather stayings! This week: Mac plus Curry with Jonelle Patrick; Late Night Monogatari Vol.2; A Dialogue with Lee Ufan; Pepper Graveyard and Together as One. Konnichiwa from Tokyo. Once again, our thoughts […]

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Maction Planet at the Daijokyu, scene of the Daijosai, and at Inui Street in the Imperial Palace

The Daijokyu and Inui Street at the Imperial Palace

His Majesty Emperor Naruhito of Japan spent the evening of 14 November until the predawn of 15 November performing the Daijosai ritual, completing the last rite before acceding to the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the Daijokyu complex. Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, visited the Daijokyu during its limited opening to the public. As a bonus, […]

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Mac on Tokyo: Jonelle Patrick

Jonelle Patrick’s ‘Only In Tokyo’ mysteries raised the bar for Tokyo-based English-language fiction. A graduate of Stanford University and the Sendagaya Japanese Institute in Tokyo, and a member of the Mystery Writers of America, the International Thriller Writers, and Sisters In Crime, Jonelle gives her first ever in-depth interview exclusively to Maction Planet. Maction Planet: […]

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