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Tokyo Toy Show

Tokyo Toy Show (since 1962) is Japan’s most important event for Toys! You can find small Robots, Action Figures, Gadgets, Board- and Card Games, Plushies, Dolls and other toys! You can enjoy several demonstrations and stage events and try out the latest gadgets. Tokyo Toy Show takes place around June each...

Kowloon Walled City, Kawasaki Warehouse

This is the most creepy Game Center you will ever visit! In this huge amusement complex you’ll find Arcade Games, Retro Arcade Games, Billiard, Darts, Manga / Internet Cafe and more. The ground floor and the game center are themed. Especially the guys toilets are worth visiting! The girls toilets...

Kanda Matsuri at the Kanda Myojin Shrine

The Kanda festival is one of the three biggest Shinto Festivals of Tokyo. These photo’s were taking during the kids version of the festival. They carry a miniature Mikoshi (portable Shrine) around the Kanda Myojin Shrine. The Kanda festival usually takes place around the Saturday and Sunday closest to May 15th. For...

Kanda Myojin Shrine – Anime themed Ema

Close to Akihabara you’ll find this lovely Shrine, which is very important in the Shinto religion, has an interesting history and is also famous for it’s Anime themed Ema (Wooden Wishing plaques)! This Shrine also promotes itself as a protector of Computer and Gadgets. Ceremonies are performed to protect laptops and you can...

Ueno Zoo

Ueno Zoo (恩賜上野動物園) is the oldest Zoo in Japan, built in 1882. The zoo offers about 464 species off all kind of animals, sea creatures and birds. There are many restaurants and vending machines in the park to enjoy some refreshments. You can also take a short ride by Monorail to...

Yanaka Ginza – Edo Period Neighborhood

Yanaka Ginza (谷中ぎんざ) is a charming, traditional, shopping district in the center of Yanaka(谷中), Taito-ku, Tokyo. This shopping district has an atmosphere which brings you back to the Edo Period. There are about 70 shops which sell traditional house accessories, delicious food and more. During holidays and weekend it can...

Bunnies Rikka & Yui

My cute bunbuns Rikka & Yui :) Sisters taken from the shelter. They are sometimes featured on CuteOverload and IcanhazCheeseburger and have their own videos on Youtube! They love to relax around the house and to hide under my bed. Rikka is a bit of a sporty type, running around...

Tachikawa – Showa Kinen Park

Showa Kinen Park (国営昭和記念公園) is a massive national park located in Tachikawa. In this park you can enjoy all kinds of different scenery all year round. There is a beautiful canal with a huge fountain, several ponds, traditional Japanese Gardens, tulips, poppies, Sakura during Spring and rich deep red colors...

Tennoji Temple and Cemetery in Yanaka, Tokyo

The Tennoji Temple (天王寺) in Yanaka, Tokyo is a beautiful Temple bordering Yanaka cemetery. The Temple was originally constructed in 1274. It has a large, impressive Buddha and a statue of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy. During warm weather you’ll often see cats relaxing around the Temple and the cemetery....