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Tokyo Yakult Swallows Merchandise Unboxing: 2020 'Swallows Crew' Platinum Crew Goods

Tokyo Yakult Swallows Merchandise Unboxing: 2020 ‘Swallows Crew’ Platinum Crew Goods

Gearing up to the 2020 Japanese Baseball season starting on 20 March, Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, answers one of Tokyo’s most burning questions… Ever wondered what Tokyo Yakult Swallows merchandise was in the box that ‘Swallows Crew’ Platinum Crew Members received in 2020? Regardless, the answer can now be revealed!  The Swallows Crew […]

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The Takamikura (Imperial Throne) used in the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Mejesty the Emperor at the Seiden)

This Week in Tokyo – 21 January 2020

Welcome to the third ‘This Week in Tokyo’ of the decade! ‘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 tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s […]

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New Year's Day 2020 at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea

New Year’s Day 2020 at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea

明けましておめでとうございます (Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu)! The 2020 New Year’s Program is being held at Tokyo Disney Resort from January 1 through 5, 2020. There are New Year’s Greetings parades, limited edition merchandise, seasonal foods and special park decorations. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet was there to check out New Year’s Day 2020 at Tokyo […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, and mascots, ghosts at Kanda Myojin Edo Night Market

This Week in Tokyo – 17 December 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. […]

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ONE TEAM!: Japan National Rugby Team Parade through Tokyo!

28 of the 31 members of Japan’s men’s national rugby team paraded through Marunouchi’s Naka-dori in Tokyo on Wednesday 11 December to express appreciation to their fans for their support during their historic run at Rugby World Cup 2019. Over 50,000 fans gathered along the parade route to support the players, including stars Keita Inagaki, […]

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Roger Turner x Koichi Makigami x Yumiko Tanaka: Live at the Hara Museum

On Saturday 7 December 2019 Roger Turner, the internationally renowned improvisational drummer and percussionist from the UK, performed at the Hara Museum for the first time in six years alongside visionary vocalist Koichi Makigami and shamisen maestro Yumiko Tanaka. Mac, a Friend of the Hara Museum, was there to support and reports back with photos […]

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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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