Monthly Archives: February 2016

Chikatetsu Subway Museum

Japan is one of those places which really seems to spark an interest in many people and then there are the true Japanophiles who have a real strong obsession with a certain part of Japanese culture. Back on Jan 10th … Continue reading

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London Filming Locations: A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

This film, which is now over 50 years old, starts off with the fabulous four being pursued by fans at Lime Street Station in Liverpoool…except for the fact that it was actually shot at London’s Marylebone Station; a station which has … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fox On BBC Radio Leicester Boot Room Special

  In many ways February 6th really was a landmark day in the history of Leicester City Football Club as, following their crushing victory away at Manchester City, the world sat up and took notice of what has been happening to a … Continue reading

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10 Years Of Tokyo Fox

  It’s hard to believe that the Tokyo Fox blog has been up and running for a decade now. It began in February 2006 as a fun pun-based place to keep an online journal to let friends and family back home know what … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Tokyo Fox Posts Of All Time!

Tokyo Fox is ten years old this month and here are the posts which have had the most number of hits during the last decade. 1. Tokyo Filming Locations #2 – Lost In Translation (2003): 29 November 2011   This one … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Mount Mitake

Tokyo may seem like it’s a huge metropolis of never-ending concrete stretching as far as the eye can see but if you go far enough west then there are actually some mountains. Mount Takao (599m) is the most famous and … Continue reading

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A Fox Down Under – My 2001-02 Journal Is Now Online!

  It was 15 years ago that I set off alone on a journey to a huge island country on the other side of the world with just a backpack to my name. Other than the Australian soaps, ‘Crocodile Dundee‘ and typical … Continue reading

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Leicester City Supporters Night In Tokyo Bar

  After all these years in Tokyo I pretty much assumed I was the only Foxes fan around here and it was hard enough just trying to find a Japanese person who had even heard of the city of Leicester or … Continue reading

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Snowboarding Trip To Hokkaido

When it comes to snowboarding in Japan there are many good places but it is Hokkaido which is the place held in highest esteem by those in the know. As much as I enjoyed all my previous snowboarding trips to Nagano-ken … Continue reading

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Review: Films Inspired By Japan – American Yakuza (1993)

On the back of re-watching and reviewing ‘The Yakuza‘ (1974) towards the end of last year, this was the obvious film to follow that up. Unlike that one though, this gets straight into the action from the offset as Viggo Mortensen, … Continue reading

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