Tagged: entertainment

Odaiba – Oedo Onsen Monogatari (Hot Spring)

During your busy trip in Japan, you might want to take some time to relax and recharge. In this Onsen (hot spring) theme park you’ll find many different baths, 2 sauna’s, a beautiful garden with a huge foot bath filled with various stones to massage your feet (some really hurt...

Akihabara at night

Akihabara looks even more beautiful at night, because of all the Neon lights. Most of the shops will be closed around 20:00 – 21:00, but you can still continue the fun in one of the many Game Centers, Maid Cafe’s, restaurants and Karaoke Centers. Some shops that are open until...

Ikebukuro Natural Disaster Hall

You will learn everything about earthquakes and fires in the National Disaster Hall in Ikebukuro. They have an earthquake simulator in which you will sit around a table with a few other visitors. I joined the Magnitude 7.0 simulator and it was really, really scary. They teach you to sit down...

Nakano Broadway Mall

Nakano Broadway Mall is a large, mostly indoor shopping mall that is known as a sometimes cheaper (but often not) alternative to Otaku paradise Akihabara. You’ll find many Anime, Cosplay, Doll and a few Game shops. The famous second hand anime, manga, game, doll, idol, cosplay, retro toy chain Mandarake...

Jiyugaoka – La Vita

Located in the back streets of Jiyugaoka, you’ll find this small but charming outdoor shopping complex¬†named La Vita (otherwise known as Little Venice). There are a few cafes, beauty salons, Flower shops and a Yoga Center which offers Dog Yoga as well. La Vita is easy to combine with a...