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Lotus Flower in Shinobazu Pond, Ueno

This Week in Tokyo – 28 July 2020

Welcome to the another multi-venue ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘This Week in Tokyo’ is a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Check out photos from our adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

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Japanese Baseball during COVID-19: Tokyo Yakult Swallows

Japanese Baseball during COVID-19: The Movie

Watch our exclusive, in-depth coverage of the new fan experience of Japanese Baseball during COVID-19 as crowds attended an NPB game at Meiji Jingu Baseball Stadium for the first time in 2020.    Fans were greeted by a simple message when they arrived at Jingu Stadium on Friday: “Welcome back to Sweet Home”. Baseball fans are […]

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Dog and puppy statue at Suitengu Shrine in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 23 June 2020

Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, shares his adventures on his Maction-sanctioned socially-distanced walk around Suitengu on Saturday 20 June 2020 in this week’s ‘This Week in Tokyo’!  Suitengu (水天宮) is located in the heart of Tokyo’s Shitamachi old town right next to Suitengumae station, the Tokyo Metro station name after it. The shrine […]

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KFC Christmas Pack A 2017 - Tokyo Taste Test #005 | KFC in Japan

KFC Christmas Pack A 2017 – Tokyo Taste Test #005

Tokyo Taste Test #005 is a blast from the past, presenting historic archive footage of Mac testing KFC Christmas Pack A from 2017! Learn more about the history of KFC in Japan, how it became the ultimate Christmas tradition, and find out Mac’s reaction right here.   The biggest Christmas tradition in Japan is eating KFC. Until […]

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Seeking Sustainability Live by Inbound Ambassador

Maction Planet Founder Mac guests on the ‘Seeking Sustainability LIVE’ Livestream

PRESS RELEASE: Maction Planet is excited to announce that Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was the special guest on Episode 35 of the Seeking Sustainability LIVE Livestream hosted by Joy Jarman-Walsh. Seeking Sustainability LIVE (SSL) is a project to share creative and inspiring sustainable innovation from Japan. Founded by Joy Jarman-Walsh, the […]

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Kameido Tenjin Matsuri 2018

Kameido Tenjin Matsuri 2018: The Movie

Share in the experience of the 2018 Kameido Tenjin Matsuri in the latest video on Maction Planet YouTube Channel. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, tell us more!  My guests and I had an amazing time at the Kameido Tenjin Matsuri on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 August 2018. Kameido Tenjin is located […]

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Kokubunji: The Belly Button of Tokyo

Explore the delights of Kokubunji, the belly button of Tokyo, in the latest video on the Maction Planet YouTube channel I was invited to spend a day with the Kokubunji Tourism Association on Friday 17 January 2020 to share ideas and discuss ways they could grow visitor numbers to the area. Kokubunji is located on […]

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Japanese City Pop artists Natsu Summer

This Week in Tokyo – 21 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: Natsu Summer; Kichijoji is Alright; The Kaminarimon Lantern is back!; Yamatalk x Tokyo Taste Test and #SupportLocalBusinesses. Konnichiwa from Tokyo. Once again, our thoughts go out to all those who have […]

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The Ako Gishi Sai Festival and the 'story' of the 47 Ronin with the severed head of Lord Kira

The Ako Gishi Sai Festival and the ‘story’ of the 47 Ronin

On a sunny Saturday in December 2019, Mac embarked on a pilgrimage to Sengakuji Temple to pay his respects at the Ako Gishi Sai Festival of the 47 Ronin, the masterless samurai who embody the ultimate concept of loyalty… at least, that’s the story. We made a video of the festival! Learn more about this […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet Japan Private Tours, under Sakura in Mitsuike Park, Kanagawa

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 24 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’ (and Yokohama), a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. You can 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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