Tokyo Private Tours

Shochu seen on a Maction Planet Shochu Experience


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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20 Amazing Train Souvenirs from the 24th Railway Festival

14 October is Railway Day – Tetsudo no hi (鉄道の日) – in Japan! Sadly, Railway Day is not a national holiday here, but Monday 9 October 2017 was (it was Health and Sports Day), which is why many festivals were held over that weekend, including the 24th Railway Festival in Hibiya Park, organised by the […]

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20 Photos of the Cosmos

No Filter, No Photoshop… just 20 amazing photos of the Cosmos taken by Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, on his trusty Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Injustice Edition, for those Otaku out there). Cosmos blooms in Japan signal the start of Autumn. A member of the sunflower family, they are one of the […]

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Hara Museum Photosynthesis as seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Photosynthesis: Keiichi Tahara with Min Tanaka at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art

The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art’s latest exhibition, ‘Keiichi Tahara: Photosynthesis with Min Tanaka’, has been running since 9 September 2017. Mac, Founder of Maction Planet, has already led several Tokyo Art Tours which incorporate this incredible show. Here he shares his thoughts on this outstanding collaboration, and the unique venue which is hosting it. […]

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Ninguen by Atsuya Tominaga as seen on a Tokyo Art Tour

Atsuya Tominaga’s Ninguen in Tokyo

As Mac, our founder, was emailing guests to plan their Tokyo Art Tour with Maction Planet, he discovered that they had actually previously participated hands-on in a work orchestrated by Japanese artist Atsuya Tominaga (富永敦也)! They were overjoyed to find out that Tominaga-san has an exhibition in Tokyo right now at the Ippodo Gallery in […]

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Kichijoji Aki Matsuri taken on a Maction Planet Tokyo Photography Tour

Experiencing the 45th Kichijoji Aki Matsuri

The latest video on the Maction Planet YouTube Channel comes from the Kichijoji Aki Matsuri, which we attended with Antonella as part of a day of street photography and amazing food in the Backstreets of Tokyo. Here’s some background to our amazing day. Sunday 10th September 2017 was the climax of the 45th Kichijoji Aki […]

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Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours reached 50 Trip Advisor Reviews

Maction Planet reaches 50 TripAdvisor Reviews, all rated ‘Excellent’

PRESS RELEASE: Maction Planet is excited to announce that they have reached 50 TripAdvisor Reviews, all rated ‘Excellent’, TripAdvisor’s 5-star ranking. “Thank you so much to all our wonderful guests for taking the time to write such glowing reviews. It is very rewarding to read about the memorable experiences they have enjoyed in Tokyo” said […]

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Mixmag Japan: Mixmag Neon Logo seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

What the Tokyo Locals Do: Mixmag Japan Launch Press After Party

Craft beer, the legacy of the zaibatsu, a cloudy architecture tour from on high, amazing ramen and thumping house music from Mixmag Japan… all in one four hour tour of Tokyo. Mac explains all in the latest edition of “What The Tokyo Locals Do”! “I love it when a plan comes together” said Xiaomai as […]

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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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What the Tokyo Locals Do: The Bacon Prize and The Tokyo Prize Awards Night

In the second in our new semi-regular series “What The Tokyo Locals Do”, Mac describes a wonderful evening at the presentation of The Bacon and Tokyo Art Prizes. It wasn’t just the locals who enjoyed it though – we brought along Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour guests! Thursday 31 August 2017 was a busy day […]

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