What the Tokyo Locals Do

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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What the Tokyo Locals Do: Space Art Workshop with Ayako Ono

Our founder Mac leads our Artokyo tours and writes about the art scene in Tokyo here on our blog and for Tokyo Art Beat. But how good is he at making it? Find out as he describes an evening of Space Art at ISU Space Cafe Tokyo! On 13th December ISU SpaceCafe held a special […]

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Maction Planet captured this amazing Tokyo Halloween 2017 Video from Shibuya Hachiko and Centre Gai!

Tokyo Halloween 2017: The Video

Enjoy our video highlights of Tokyo Halloween 2017 straight from the heart of The World’s Greatest Metropolis!  Shibuya hosted one of the world’s biggest street parties on Tuesday 31 October 2017. Everyone from Shibuya Girls to Salarymen to University Students to Families to Visitors to Tokyo descended on the Hachiko Crossing, Centre Gai and pretty much […]

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Tokyo Halloween: 31 October 2017

Tonight, we were once again in the thick of it on Centre Gai in the heart of Shibuya with guests on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour checking out the unofficial Tokyo Halloween Street Party on All Hallow’s Eve itself! If you couldn’t be there, then don’t worry. As always, Maction Planet has you covered for all […]

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Scary Police seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Tokyo Halloween 2017

Maction Planet were in Shibuya tonight for one of the biggest parties in Tokyo – Halloween!  Once upon a time, Tokyo Halloween could only be enjoyed in a few bars and clubs, and only ex-patriates cared about it (see the fabled and now gone Yamanote Line Halloween Party). Now, things could not be more different. The […]

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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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On a night off from Tokyo Private Tours, Mac enjoyed Boxing Cat Beers!

What the Tokyo Locals Do: Boxing Cat Brewery in Yokohama

Mac was given another excuse to jump on the train to Yokohama last night when Shanghai’s Boxing Cat Brewery were hosted at Baird Beer’s Bashamichi Taproom. Despite thoroughly enjoying himself, celebrating Maction Planet reaching fifty 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor, he has still managed to produce this report the next morning on a great night catching […]

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What the Tokyo Locals Do: Lunchtime Organ Concert

It’s been a busy time on Maction Planet recently, and we love that. Thank you to all our guests for keeping us on our feet, literally! But when downtime occurs, Tokyo always has something to help you take some time out. Mac describes one such event – a Lunchtime Organ Concert at Seito Kyokai in […]

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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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