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EARTHQUAKE

EARTHQUAKE

Japan is an earthquake-prone country. Be prepared and don’t panic when it happens! Check your emergency survival kit regularly to see if the food is outdated or any items are missing so that the kit is usable when it’s needed. Tweet

Not sure what “sushi” to eat?

Not sure what “sushi” to eat?

If you are not sure which sushi to eat, I would like to recommend,,, CHIRASHI-ZUSHI !! This is a bowl with sushi vinegrated riced and topped with many kinds of raw fish, pickels, baked egg etc. Usually, the chef choses seasonable raw fish, so it might be better than my choice of sushi. looks yummy [...]

Event information : SUMO WATCHING TOUR 9/24(Thu)!!

Event information : SUMO WATCHING TOUR 9/24(Thu)!!

Fee: JPY 4,000 / person (Snacks, Drink, SUMO lecture and Ticket Included) Date & Time: Sep 24 (Thu) 12:30P [...]

Monjayaki? Tokyo style snack, Oishii yo!

Konnichi wa ! The Japanese gastronomy is wide and various, but when seen through foreigners’ eyes, it is often reduced to sushi, sashimi, râmen and okonomiyaki. But there so much much more variety, even among these classics dishes. For example, okonomiyaki : Did you know that this specialty of the Kansai region has a “cousin” [...]

RAKUGO theatre “SUEHIRO-TEI” in SHINJUKU.

RAKUGO theatre “SUEHIRO-TEI” in SHINJUKU.

Built in 1946, SUEHIROTEI has been serving as a Rakugo Iromono Joseki Yose theatre, a permanent yose theatre where rakugo performing comedy and iromono acts, including magic, juggling, and music, were shown. The tasteful wooden building has balcony seats on tatami mats and chair seats. The performance programs and entertainers are changed every 10 days. [...]

Tokyo Neighborhoods : NAKANO BROADWAY!

Tokyo Neighborhoods : NAKANO BROADWAY!

Have you ever heard about Nakano Broadway before? Nakano broadway is well known as the Holy Land of OTAKU !!! ☆Unique OTAKU Goods & Services☆ ~ Animation, Manga, Figures,  Idol Related Goods, Video games etc… ~ ☆ Reasonable Cloth&Shoes Shops, Various types of Restaurant & Food Court☆ ♬ Fun to walk around the shopping district ♬ By the way, [...]

Beautiful town Kamakura, I know you went there already, but…

Beautiful town Kamakura, I know you went there already, but…

Kamakura, I know you went there already, but this town always makes me want to go. I went to Hokoku-ji so-called bamboo temple in Kamakura last week. There is beautiful bamboo garden in front of the main hall in the temple, so you can feel “Zen” and escape the heat of Tokyo. It takes about [...]

Jog Around The Imperial Palace! Part 10

Jog Around The Imperial Palace! Part 10

Hi everyone, In this few months I met several Sakura House residents who asked me when is the next jogging events. Here it comes! Imperial Palace is the one of the most loved place by Tokyo runners!! This time the event will be held at night, so less sun and humid will bother us:) Personally, [...]

If you plan to visit Japan in a typhoon season.

If you plan to visit Japan in a typhoon season.

First of all, you should avoid a typhoon season (July to September: August is the highest), particularly when you only stay for a short period. Typhoons generally are gone within a day, and not as strong as the one which ruined our holidays, but I feel they are getting stronger and slower every year. Book [...]

Two hours to Paradise.

Two hours to Paradise.

A few days ago, I went to the Onjuku Beach in Chiba prefecture. It took me about 2 hours only to get to the place, where was so beautiful. Since it is very close to Tokyo, I was not expecting much. But as soon as I set my foot on the Onjuku station, even the [...]