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Coming up 01 - 03, 2015 : Orchestral Sprinkles of Tokyo

For a small price of 1000 yen, I was invited by Nene-san of MISHOP to enjoy a great orchestral experience. The last concert I went to was the NHK, but the performance of Takadanobaba was not a bit less than the NHK professionals.  279 more words

Culture

What does Asagaya mean?

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Asagaya (“valley of the obscure assistant,” but more at “the shallow valley”)

OK, so I’m back from my New Year’s vacation and I hope everyone is doing just fine. 1,170 more words

Japanese History

Massimottavio, Eifukucho

When plugging the words, “Italian,” “pizza,” and “Tokyo” into Google, there are a few establishments that tend to crop up repeatedly in the search.  Food reviewers are eager to crown their own pick as having the best and most authentic Italian pizza in town, whether that be at… 794 more words

EVENT: Wadabori Pond Study Tour (Sat, June 7, 2014)

This event, organized by a group called Zenpuku Gaeru (Facebook page), or Zenpuku River Frog (善福寺川を里川にカエル会), will involve a study tour of the Wadabori Park area in Suginami-ku, Tokyo, followed by a workshop in which the participants, including local schoolchildren and professional river engineers, will come up with ideas for a park design that will allow for a better engagement with the  232 more words

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Riding along Zenpukuji River

This morning I took my bicycle down Zenpukuji River, a tributary of the Kanda River.  It is the closest waterway from my home.  Along the river is a string of parks and a pathway that snake right along the river.   608 more words