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Editor's Pick

10 things you didn't know about Hachiko

The life and times of Japan's most loyal pup

Why did Japan scrap Zaha Hadid's stadium?

We interview the project director about the shock decision

Is there a future for Fuji Rock?

After this year's disappointing lineup, we look at the odds

Restaurants & Cafés

Yakumo Saryo

Zen aesthetics and designer wagashi


The Ritz-Carlton's latest opening

10 best noodle spots in Toranomon

Power through summer at these top joints

Shopping & Style

Tom Dixon

Find your dream wingback chair at this new store


Gourmet ice pop, yes please!

Where to buy a yukata

Your guide to top shops and how to tie

Art & Culture

Pushing boundaries with TodaysArt

How Olof van Winden finds friction in cities, including Tokyo

Embracing for Painting

The future of contemporary Japanese art

Zojoji Takigi-Noh

See traditional theatre out in the open


10 things do in Chiba

Tokyo Disneyland and Narita Airport are not the only reasons to visit

How to rent a car in Japan

It's not actually that complicated

Go on a torii gate tour

Here are 16 to get you started

Major attractions

3DCG Theatre
Performing Arts

The world's first 3DCG holographic entertainment theatre

Epson Aqua Park Shinagawa
Museums & Attractions

A brand-new 'aqua park' with cutting-edge audiovisual displays

Tokyo Sky Tree
Museums & Attractions

The tallest freestanding tower in the world

Robot Restaurant
Restaurants & Cafés

Bikini-clad babes battle with giant ’borgs in this bizarre stage show

Kasai Rinkai Park
Museums & Attractions

Park, man-made beaches, a Japanese garden and a lotus pond

Meiji Shrine & Inner Garden
Museums & Attractions

Popular for its beauty and numerous annual festivals

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