Went to eat Unagi

Went to eat Unagi

I went to eat Unagi (Freshwater Eel) a few days ago. Eating Unagi at Doyou no Ushino hi is very common here is Japan, but I prefer not to eat Unagi when many people are around unagi restaurants. People have their own tastes that they prefer Amakuchi (Sweet) or Karakuchi(dry and salty) and also hardness [...]

Capsule toy machine.

Capsule toy machine.

If you have stayed in Japan for a while, you must have seen one of those called “Gacha Gacha” You put 2 hundred-yen coins and turn the handle, then you can get a tiny toys or some figures in a capsule. I, personally, have never been interested in whatever comes out of those boxes, however, [...]

International FUTSAL on 9/21(Sun) 16:00pm-19:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

International FUTSAL on 9/21(Sun) 16:00pm-19:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

We, (SAKURA HOUSE) have FUTSAL game on 9/21 (Sun), 16 : 00 pm -19 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Beginners, ladies, everybody feel free to join us! Let’s enjoy play together!!   Tweet

Oktoberfest 2013

Oktoberfest❀

Hallo an alle! Oktoberfest is coming to Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro again this year starting this Sunday!!! Sind Sie bereit zu feiern?Are you ready to celebrate?? Unfortunately I wasn’t there last year to celebrate it but it sure looks FUN .゚+.(´∀`*).+゚. While you are there enjoy their special Oktoberfest menu! Join us for the party on October [...]

TON JIRU !! – Traditional Japanese Miso Soup

TON JIRU !! – Traditional Japanese Miso Soup

TON JIRU is miso soup mostly with root vegetables and pork. I love this soup in autumn and winter. There are so many vegetables, so I can take a lot of nutrition. This time I put carrots, potatoes, burdocks, konjac, pork, Long onion, radish, and Japanese mushrooms. Essence from vegetables and pork are nicely mixed [...]

Stay in Tokyo, Japan as a group!

Stay in Tokyo, Japan as a group!

Friends, families, couples, as well as school, sports and business groups can take advantage of GROUP STAYS at SAKURA HOUSE! At SAKURA HOUSE, groups of two, three or four persons can stay in a room, depending on size and type of room. GROUP STAYS have the benefit of allowing friends, families, couples, as well as school, sports [...]

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 [...]

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SAKURA HOUSE: Keirou no hi (Respect-for-the-Aged Day)

It’s a national holiday called, “Keirou no hi (Respect-for-the-Aged Day)” today in Japan. (September 15, 2014) It is celebrated each year and held on the third Monday of September. On this day, some Japanese send flowers and greeting cards to elders to show their respect and others get together with their families and enjoy their company. [...]

A walk on the rainbow bridge.

A walk on the rainbow bridge.

I got on the bike and went to Rainbow Bridge. But Riding bike on the bridge is prohibited. You have to have something like a tiny wooden board with 4 wheels attached to the back wheel of your bike and walk. Yes. The view was nice. But the air…. I thought I could enjoy nice [...]