Town Information

Tsuke-men Fes. at Kabukicho

Tsuke-men Fes. at Kabukicho

Do you like tsuke-men? I recently had my first tsuke-men near the office, since then I love tsuke-men! Now, There is a Tsuke-men Fes. at Kabukicho, Shinjuku!! All those famous Tsuke-men restaurants around Japan gathered in one place, so there is no reason not to try! We might need to make a line, so I [...]

International FUTSAL game Today! 10/18(Sat) 14:00pm-17:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

International FUTSAL game Today! 10/18(Sat) 14:00pm-17:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

It’s a beautiful day today, isn’t it? We, (SAKURA HOUSE) have FUTSAL game Today!  10/18 (Sat), 14 : 00 pm -17 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Beginners, ladies, everybody feel free to join us! Let’s enjoy play together!! Tweet

Katana Bakery

Katana Bakery

Have you been to Katane Bakery? Takana bakery is an awesome bakery near Yoyogi Uehara Sakura House. It takes just about 2 minutes from there. Sakura house stuff from France and other Europe countries always say bread in Japan is different. Baguette and croissant should contain more butter, and Japanese bread is like a cheap [...]

FREE PARTY 10/13(Sun) 1pm- @ SAKURA CAFE IKEBUKURO  “YOMODA-KAI”

FREE PARTY 10/13(Sun) 1pm- @ SAKURA CAFE IKEBUKURO “YOMODA-KAI”

FREE PARTY serving dishes made with high-quality vegetables and eggs from Tohoku ranch! Tohoku Ranch has been producing vegetables and eggs without using agricultural chemical fertilizers for 27 years. Come enjoy our delicious new menu utilizing the best in eggs and vegetables! Salad, Pasta, Pudding, drinks, etc ALL FREE !!! 10/13 1pm- @SAKURA CAFE IKEBUKURO [...]

TOKYO Modern Architecture Tour!!  10/5 (SUN) 12:30pm – 15:00pm

TOKYO Modern Architecture Tour!! 10/5 (SUN) 12:30pm – 15:00pm

We know that you know Shinjuku & Omotesando, but do you really know them well? Join us for SHINJUKU & OMOTESANDO tour with experienced guides from TCGC (Tokyo City Guide Club)! [Date] October 6 (Sun) [Time] 12:30 PM to 15:00 PM [Fee] FREE (280 yen for the transportation fee from Shinjuku to Omotesando) [Meeting Place] [...]

Ueno is raw.

Ueno is raw.

I took those 2 photos in Ueno area. Just before I took these photos, I was at Ueno-no-Mori Musium and enjoyed World-famous Japanese Ukiyo-e painter Hokusai’s  exhibition. And afterI took those photos, I went to 3 wild bars and had some Sake and nice meals. Ueno is RAW and exposed, very different in many ways [...]

YAMATE-DORI Street : My recommended spot for jogging!

YAMATE-DORI Street : My recommended spot for jogging!

Autumn is the season to doing sport. My top recommended spot for jogging is the Yamate-Dori. I especially recommend the area between Nakano-Sakaue and Kanamecho. The road construction has been completed there, and there is a wide path for walking, meaning it’s ideal for cycling and jogging.  Also, it is well-lit at night, so it’s great for night  jogging as [...]

Kuro Burger is here!

Kuro Burger is here!

So, what do you think is a hot topic in Tokyo right now? If you think it`s new IPhone, try again.  I`ll give you a hint- it`s black, it`s spicy and it`s (so they say), delicious! On 9/19 Japanese Burger King will launch they past star- Kuro Burger again. This special, limited edition sandwich may [...]

Kodaira-After 25 min. train-ride from the bustle of Shinjuku.

Kodaira-After 25 min. train-ride from the bustle of Shinjuku.

You may not have heard the area called “KODAIRA”. This area may never have received a decent attention from Japanese or people from abroad. But this is the area I once seriously thought about moving to. It takes only 25 min. from Shinjuku and you will get to see beautiful flowers,  gravestones, vegitables and even [...]

Carrying a Mikoshi (portable shrine) in a festival @IKEBUKURO & after party! 9/28(SUN)

Carrying a Mikoshi (portable shrine) in a festival @IKEBUKURO & after party! 9/28(SUN)

One of the essential elements for Japanese festivals “MATSURI” is the “mikoshi,” a portable shrine. Mikoshi is an ornately-decorated carriage that symbolically houses a Japanese deity. It is not tugged but carried by people on their shoulders. Mikoshi consists of a roof, body and stand. It is thought of as a work of art, including woodwork, [...]