Monthly Archives: September 2015

Moving Out 2015

The Tokyo Fox Global Operations Centre will have a new home from October. Yes that’s right, it’s time to up sticks again and move on after 2.5 years in our current residence. For the last couple of weeks, my wife and I have … Continue reading

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Tokyo Toray Pan Pacific Open 2015 Tennis Tournament

The tennis season may be considered as good as over to some but there is still a bit of tournament action taking place outside of the four Grand Slams. On the back of the U.S. Open it always seems like … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Tokyo Movie-Related Places To Eat

The combination of food and film usually conjures up images of an over-sized box of salty popcorn being consumed in a cinema but that’s not the only way of integrating the two. Among the many, many culinary delights of Tokyo … Continue reading

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Late Japanese Sporting Drama!

On Saturday night I was honestly in tears as a late winner provided a fantastic climax to a Japanese sporting event. That’s enough about the Cherry Blossoms last gasp victory against South Africa in the Rugby World Cup in England though! … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Spa Resort Hawaiians (2004)

When a colleague told me recently that he was going to this place I was happy to respond and say that I had actually been there. What I didn’t realise was that it’s actually located in Fukushima prefecture which seems … Continue reading

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Review: Films Inspired By Japan – Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (1990)

Yet another silly movie with p*ss-poor acting but I guess that’s what we’ve come to expect from a low budget independent production company like Troma. ‘Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D.‘ is actually a spin-off from the Kabuki-Boy character seen in ‘The Toxic Avenger Part II‘ … Continue reading

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Friday Night Football

Dare I say it but I have actually quite enjoyed the recent international break following the fortunes of the like of England, Wales and Northern Ireland at the business end of European Championship qualification. It was also nice to see … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: GoldenEye (1995)

After a six year hiatus the James Bond franchise returned in 1995 with Irish actor Pierce Brosnan at the helm as the series was modernised a bit in the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the end … Continue reading

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“Okazaki 20” Leicester City Shirt Spotted In Tokyo! That’ll Be Me!

The ‘Okazaki to Leicester’ stories had been doing the rumour-mill for many months before the Japan striker finally put pen to paper at the end of June and made the £7m switch from Mainz in the Bundasliga. I was actually … Continue reading

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#ForceFriday – The Journey Towards The New Star Wars Movie Has Begun

It’s still a few months until ‘The Force Awakens‘ a.k.a. ‘Star Wars Episode VII‘ gets its worldwide release but for a while now September 4th has been billed as #ForceFriday; the journey towards the long awaited sequel to ‘Return Of … Continue reading

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