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61st Asagaya Tanabata Festival

Dating back to 755 AD in Japan, Asagaya has hosted its own annual Tanabata Matsuri (Seventh Night Festival) since 1954. Tanabata festivals are held throughout Japan, some held in July and some in August. 147 more words


EVENT: Zenpukuji River Clean-up & Workshop (July 26)

An event on Sunday, July 16, run by the Zenpuku Frog group, an NGO seeking to restore the Zenpukuji River in Suginami, Tokyo.  In the morning, from 10am to 12:30pm, the group will go into the waterway for a clean-up.   35 more words

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Sugimoney Sold Out in 18 Minutes

We were fortunate to be having breakfast this morning at Victory Cafe, a small chain with 13 cafes across Japan, one of which is on Asagaya’s Pearl Shotengai. 201 more words


View of Inokashira street from pedestrian bridge



Airplane weathervane



Tokyo hunt : Ogikubo - Harukiya Ramen

It started with a toe problem. Tokyo is a city best seen on foot, getting around around on the JR train and subway lines. There is usually quite a bit of walking involved. 528 more words


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