• Summer is Here! (2024.07.16)

    While we are faced with a late rainy season, it will end in time for the best part of the summer in Tokyo: the festivals! We have the Asagaya Tanabata Festival on schedule this year for August 7 – August 12 as well as one of the most popular summer festival events in all of Tokyo, the Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori Festival on the final weekend of August, the 24th and 25th. We’ll be updating these pages with new info, so be sure to check them out.

  • Spring in Tokyo (2024.04.04)

    As springtime has sprung in Tokyo, be sure to check out our parks for cherry blossom viewing areas and places to relax, as well as upcoming spring events such as the Koenji Bikkuri Street Performance event in late April and the Asagaya Nomiya Festival bar-hopping event in early May.

  • New Articles for March! (2024.03.26)

    As we wait for cherry blossom season coming soon, please check out our latest offerings: our manga guide about Eating Sushi in Japan, our Interview with Bandai Namco Filmworks discussing their latest animated film release “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” and more, and our new walking guide of Asagaya that serves as a great Bar-Hopping Tour!

  • New January Articles (2024.01.30)

    We have 2 new articles for you today: the first is a new guide article about music spots in Nishi-Ogikubo: Music & Record Shop 8-Spot Hop, and the other is Leafis Cafe, a pet-friendly cafe featuring healthy plant-based and gluten-free options that is part of a pet complex in north Asagaya. Please check them out!