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“SHOGI” Japanese chess.

“SHOGI” Japanese chess.

Shogi is a Japanese board game played by two players. The object of the game is to capture the opponent’s King. Shogi is played on a nine-by-nine board. The vertical rows are called files, the horizontal ones ranks or just rows. Each player has twenty pieces: one King, two Gold Generals, two Silver Generals, two [...]

Enjoy “YAKITORI” !!

Enjoy “YAKITORI” !!

YAKITORI are grilled chicken skewers made from bite sized pieces of meat from all different parts of the chicken, such as the breasts, skin, thighs, liver and other innards. Usually made to order and cooked over charcoal, yakitori is a popular, inexpensive dish commonly enjoyed together with a glass of beer. Popular Yakitori NEGIMA NEGIMA is one [...]

International FUTSAL game on 10/25(SUN) 13:00pm-16:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

International FUTSAL game on 10/25(SUN) 13:00pm-16:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

We (SAKURA HOUSE) have FUTSAL game on 10/25(SUN), 13: 00 pm -16 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Meeting spot :12 : 30 pm Kugayama Station Beginners, ladies, everybody feel free to join us! Let’s enjoy play together!! E-mail : [email protected]   Did you know that there is Sakura House close to KUGAYAMA? KUNITACHI KICHIJOJI If you [...]

MANGA / INTERNET CAFES!!

MANGA / INTERNET CAFES!!

A great way to save money. Internet cafes are a great way to stay a night or two in a central area. Probably much comfier than what you are used to back home, they are often the best way to stay the night downtown. They are also great if you have missed your last train. [...]

Time warp to Edo period? Kawagoe Tour with TCGC!

Time warp to Edo period? Kawagoe Tour with TCGC!

A city called Kawagoe also known as Ko-edo will amaze you with the “Edo” feeling atmosphere and the old Japanese style buildings! Ko-edo means “Little Edo” in Japanese. The Street is lined with traditional warehouses and maintains the old outlook of what the place was like during the Edo period. Kawagoe is a very popular [...]

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 Check your emergency survival kit regularly to see if the food is outdated or any items are missing so that the kit is usable when it’s needed.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. [...]