Monthly Archives: October 2015

TF Top 10……London 007 Filming Locations

  Since 1962, the James Bond films have seen the Secret Service agent go all around the world but it is London which is the true home of 007. The nations capital has featured (in part) in many of the … Continue reading

Posted in James Bond, London Film Locations, Movie Locations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Spook-tacular Halloween (2015)

  Due to the way that the calendar fell this year, our annual kids party in Hibarigaoka was actually my first taste of anything Halloween-related in 2015. With no new costume for this party or for October 31st itself (assuming … Continue reading

Posted in English Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

TF Top Ten-uous……Halloween Themed Filming Locations

With Halloween night soon approaching it seems like a good opportunity to delve into the Tokyo Fox archives and bring you some flimsy links to one of the years most exciting calendar events featuring movie locations relating to horror films, superhero … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Locations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dining Out: Back To The Future Cafe In Ikebukuro

The media has been awash with ‘Back To The Future Part II‘ (1989) features all week as the future became the past and I have absolutely loved it. As a huge fan of the films, the year 2015 seemed like such … Continue reading

Posted in Films, Food & Drink | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Click: Japan – BBC TV Special (2 Episodes)

  “Welcome to Japan where everything is slightly different” is the opening gambit for this two part special of the BBC’s flagship technology show and rarely have eight words summed things up so profoundly. The country’s fascination with robots is a … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Life, Japan Travel, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Japan (Okinawa)

The current CNN incarnation of Anthony Bourdain’s food and travel show is now in it’s sixth season and for the third episode the witty, sarcastic and profanity-using American chef/TV personality returned to Japan. However, this time the destination was Okinawa; the … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Japan Life, Japan Travel, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Back To The Future Event At HollyCon 5 In Tokyo

Great Scott! HollyCon Tokyo 5 took place recently and Tokyo Fox was lucky enough to be invited to the Grand Palace Hotel in Iidabashi for Tokyo’s version of San Diego ComicCon. This years event was very heavy on ‘Back To The Future‘ stuff which … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments