Luxurious Tokyo Sightseeing Experience? Yakatabune (Japanese Houseboat)!

Luxurious Tokyo Sightseeing Experience? Yakatabune (Japanese Houseboat)!

               Overview      Yakatabune are a kind of private Japanese boat, where people ride for sightseeing or holding party with friends and families. You can enjoy sightseeing in Tokyo in an unconventional way−−− from boat. You can enjoy the sight Tokyo’s bayside where you can see many unique bridges along river, Skytree, and Odaiba. During spring, you can enjoy a beautiful river view with cherry blossoms. While in summer, you enjoy fireworks. Traditional Japanese food is also served on boat. You will enjoy…

Too Beautiful to Eat, Japanese Candy Craft Art~

Too Beautiful to Eat, Japanese Candy Craft Art~

             Overview      Candy craft can be found in many countries around the world such as China, Thailand, Taiwan, and even in Western countries. However, the most unique point in Japanese candy craft is in its very detailed and realistic look. There are wide varieties of design of candies; from anime characters to ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arrangement) arts.            Information      【Name】Ameshin (アメシン) 【Address】1F 1-4-3, Imado, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0024   【Access】 Approximately 10 – 15min walk from Asakusa…

Rewind the story of the past through the gorgeous Kabuki Performance~

Rewind the story of the past through the gorgeous Kabuki Performance~

                   Overview      Kabuki is one of Japanese traditional stage performances. Its history dates back to Edo era, when Izumono Okuni, a female shaman of Izumo Taisha Shrine, started a dance performance in Kyoto. Originally women played in the Kabuki performance, but since late Edo era, only men are allowed to perform on stage. The word ‘Kabuki’ derives from a Japanese word ‘kabuku’, meaning being out of the ordinary or dressing in extravagant attire. You can feel the meaning of this…

5 things to do in Japan by Milla Jovovich

5 things to do in Japan by Milla Jovovich

    Milla Jovovich has visited Japan several times and is familiar with Tokyo. She likes Japanese fashion and loves Japanese food. Here we are going to introduce 5 places that Milla Jovovich had visited.              No.1 SHIBUYA 109      109(Ichi-maru-kyu) is a famous fashion mall located in Shibuya, Tokyo. It is a popular, trendy shopping place, especially for young women. Milla Jovovich said, “Shibuya is where I want to come every day.” She visited SHIBUYA 109 and really enjoyed shopping there.   Operating…

5 things to do in Japan by John Mayer

5 things to do in Japan by John Mayer

        Credit: http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/biggera_curl/38644755.html       John Mayer is an American singer-songwriter and producer, who is well-known being a Japanophile. When he was in high school, he came to study in Japan as exchange student. Since then, he has come to Japan many times privately. Here we are going to introduce 5 places that John Mayer had visited.            No.1 Bic Camera      Bic Camera is one of the major consumer electronics retailer chain in Japan. John Mayer is said to have…

5 things to do in Japan by Steven Tyler

5 things to do in Japan by Steven Tyler

  Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler loves Japan. In addition, Aerosmith sang a theme song of Japanese movie. They really enjoyed Japanese food and culture when they came to Japan. Here we are going to introduce 5 things that Steven Tyler did when he visited Japan.            No.1 Taiyaki      Steven Tyler likes Taiyaki very much. In one music program, he takes out a taiyaki out of his pocket and ate it, causing amusement among the program participants. Not only does he, but all member of Aerosmith…

5 things to do in Japan by Tim Burton

5 things to do in Japan by Tim Burton

  Tim Burton has come to Japan several times. He loves Japanese culture, especially Godzilla and the monsters in Ultraman. He likes to buy monster figures in Japan. Here we are going to introduce 5 places that Tim Burton had visited.            No.1 NAKANO BROADWAY      Nakano Broadway is a big shopping center in Nakano, Tokyo. Nakano Broadway is often said “sacred place of subculture (anime, game, otaku)”. Tim Burton visited here and bought monster figures he liked.     NAKANO BROADWAY   Operating Hours…

5 place Tom Cruise visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

5 place Tom Cruise visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

  Tom Cruise has been to Japan for 21 times and is known as a Japanese culture lover! Do you visit Japan more than him? Do you want to try the place that even appeal huge star like him? Below we are going to introduce 5 places that attract this attractive celebrity!                NO1.   The Soba restaurant that Tom Cruise and Steve Jobs  visited!      It is said that not only Tom Cruise but also Steve Jobs and other celebrities like Robert…

5 things to do in Japan by Lady Gaga

5 things to do in Japan by Lady Gaga

       Overview      Lady Gaga is an American singer and songwriter, well-known for her unique sense of fashion. She rose to fame from the single ‘Bad Romance’ in 2009. She is a big Japanophile.              No.1 DOG      DOG is a secondhand vintage clothes shop in Harajuku. Lady Gaga likes the vintage flashy items displayed in the shop, thus she always visits this shop whenever she comes to Japan. There is also Lady Gaga’s autograph displayed inside the shop. In addition,…

5 place Michael Jackson visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

5 place Michael Jackson visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

    As one of the greatest artists in our century, his talent and altitude are still remembered among every place in the world even after he passed away. If you are (or going to become) a fan of Michael Jackson and you are going to travel in Japan, Congratulations! You have gained one thing in common with him! He has been known as a big fan of Japan (like you) and you can find his footprint everywhere in this fantastic country!       Picture from baburu jidai.com  …