25 things to do this weekend

Where to find the best bargain-hunting, dragon-dancing, throat-singing action

25 things to do this weekend

25 things to do in Tokyo this weekend
Friday | Saturday | Sunday


Chinese Spring Festival 2013
Yokohama Chinatown's annual New Year celebrations continue today, with an afternoon parade featuring lion dancers and people in extravagant traditional costumes. Starts 2pm at Yamashitacho Park. Read more

Ajinomoto Stadium Flea Market
Regularly hosting upwards of 800 stalls, this event can lay claim to being one of Japan’s biggest regular flea markets. You'll have to get there early to snag the best bargains, though – some shoppers arrive at 8am. Read more

Takashi Nemoto ad-hoc show
Japan's manga master of puerility had to take his artwork elsewhere after falling out with a prudish gallery owner, but you can catch the show-that-would-have-been in Ryogoku today, complete with live throat singing. Read more

Roger Turner & Yoshihide Otomo
A key figure on the London improv scene since the 1970s, drummer Roger Turner has always been unusually attuned to the world of visual art – so it's only appropriate that he'd end up playing at the Hara Museum. Read more

Bo Ningen & Comanechi
Get your fix of heavy psych, post-punk and all-around guitar slinging at this joint gig by Japanese-fronted London bands Bo Ningen and Comanechi, with local support including promising no-wavers ZZZ's. Read more

25 things to do in Tokyo this weekend
Friday | Saturday | Sunday

By James Hadfield
Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.


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