Monthly Archives: November 2010

Manic Street Preachers Live In Tokyo 2010

One of my favourite bands the Manic Street Preachers were in Tokyo last night playing live at Studio Coast in Shin Kiba and I was there to witness it. I have seen the Welsh trio play live a few times in the … Continue reading

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Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt III

You can read ‘Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt II’ here. So having taken about 35 minutes to get to Disneyland I leave it behind just before 1pm having had perhaps one of the most pointless trips that … Continue reading

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Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt II

You can read ‘Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt I’ here. With 10 of the Top 25 already covered I leave Hibiya Park and cycle the short distance to Ginza for the next three places. The Sony Building … Continue reading

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Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt I

The Japanese have a bit of a reputation for their ‘click and tick’ method of sightseeing on package tour holidays around the world. Now I’m also no stranger to this kind of travelling as proved by my trips to Asia, … Continue reading

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Trip To Toho Studios

Toho Studio’s in Seijogakuenmae (on the Odakyu line) is Japan’s largest and most famous film studios and is famous for making TV programmes and films such as the Seven Samurai (one of the greatest and most influential Japanese films ever and the inspiration … Continue reading

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TF Film Review: ダーリンは外国人My Darling Is A Foreigner (2010)

This is a Japanese film which came out on DVD last month and my girlfriend pounced on the chance to rent out a copy. I was quite nervous about watching it as its about a foreign guy going out with … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of John Rain (雨) Part II – Tokyo

You can read ‘On The Trail Of John Rain Pt I’ here. With ten book locations under my belt (would have been twelve if I’d been unable to find a couple more) I was then happy to cycle onto an … Continue reading

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