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A giant Samurai found on Roppongi Rooftops?

A giant Samurai found on Roppongi Rooftops?

Tokyo. In the famous Roppongi area, you might have stroll by a strange metal structure on the roof of the ドン · キホーテ (Don Quijote) store. A giant piece of metal giving a rather special look to the building, as a sort of giant samurai helmet (Kabuto) sitting on the roof. See for yourself: It [...]

Kendama, new tradi-trendy japanese game !

Kendama, new tradi-trendy japanese game !

Konnichi wa! Let’s talk Japanese games today ! Japan has a large variety of traditional games and toys. Among them, one is coming back into fashion : the kendama. Bye the way… What is a kendama ? Well it is like a ring and pin… but Japanese style ! The kendama (けん玉 / 剣玉 / [...]

Omori 4F renewal open!

Omori 4F renewal open!

Hello! How are you  today? The other day, I wrote about the renovation work at Sakura House Omori. The renovation work on 4F was finally finished and it is open today! You have a chance to be the first resident in the room! Please check the pictures and feel free to contact us if you [...]

Imperial Palace Tour

Imperial Palace Tour

On 2/16, Me and Sakura House residents had a tour to the Imperial Palace! I have been in Japan for over 10 years, BUT this was my first time to visit there! I have always wanted to go but never had a chance! It was a great oppotunity for me that I can go there [...]

We have Futsal game today! Please come to Kugayama court!

We have Futsal game today! Please come to Kugayama court!

We have futsal game today,  13 : 00 pm -16 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Feel free to join us!  Enjoy play together!! Close house : Sakura House Kichijoji , Sakura House Meidaimae B Tweet

The Mona Lisa ?

Keita Sagaki’s “vertiginous” paintings

Hi everyone ! I have just discovered and was impressed by this Japanese artist and wanted to share his art with you. First I want you to have a look at his paintings : what do you see ? Look closer… Born in 1984 in Ishikawa prefecture, Keita Sagaki studied art at the Fukushima University. [...]

Choshi – The Picturesque Horn of Chiba

Choshi – The Picturesque Horn of Chiba

Choshi is a small coastal city in the horn of Chiba prefecture, facing the Pacific Ocean. It takes over two hours to get there by train from any major stastion within Tokyo. If you are looking to spend a peaceful day, driving around in a semi-rural place, Choshi is a good option. You can spend [...]

[Asakusa] TCGC Asakusa Walking Tour & Sushi Roll Party (宿泊者限定 Hotel/House Guests Only)

[Asakusa] TCGC Asakusa Walking Tour & Sushi Roll Party (宿泊者限定 Hotel/House Guests Only)

Hello! How are you today? On March 9th, there is “Asakusa walking tour &Sushi roll party”. We are waiting for your participation. Please check below!   [Asakusa] TCGC Asakusa Walking Tour & Sushi Roll Party (宿泊者限定 Hotel/House Guests Only) Day : 2014/ Mar / 09(Sun) from AM 10:45 to PM 02:30 Fee : JPY 500 [...]

Statues Everywhere

Statues Everywhere

If you have spent at least a day or so taking a walk in Tokyo, you probably noticed one thing. Statues are everywhere! Let’s see how many of them you recognize and if you can tell where each of them is located. #1: A dog Probably the most famous dog in Japan. The heartbreaking story [...]

Heavy snow and rain that is hitting Tokyo area again.

Heavy snow and rain that is hitting Tokyo area again.

The heavy snow and rain that is hitting Tokyo area again. In Tokyo, the snowstorm is expected to continue until today morning (Feb. 15th). Please note that trains and subways, and other transportation services will be delayed. Please WATCH YOUR STEP if you are outside. Some roads may get slippery. Please KEEP the heater TEMPERATURE [...]