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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


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


What does Asagaya mean?

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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