Category Archives: Japan Filming Locations

TF Top 10……Films To Feature “Japan” Very Briefly!

  It’s long been my belief that a movie must feature a substantial and fairly important amount of footage “set” (though not necessarily filmed) in Japan to be included in the long-running Tokyo Fox series of reviews. Admittedly, I don’t … Continue reading

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On The Fox Trail……At The Babymetal Shrine From The ‘Megitsune’ Video (Tokyo)

Whilst watching some of the Glastonbury coverage last year I came across a Japanese band called Babymetal whose name I’d known for many years due to their popularity abroad. However, I’d never heard a single thing by them so out of … Continue reading

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Tokyo Filming Locations #19 – Tokyo Pop (1988)

When director Fran Rubel Kuzui made ‘Tokyo Pop’ (1988) it was very much the height of the bubble era for the economy in Japan. It is a delightfully fluffy kitsch piece of ’80s nostalgia with a certain simple charm. Production took … Continue reading

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The Complete List Of James Bond Filming Locations

Bond #25 is on the horizon as ‘No Time To Die‘ is set to hit cinemas this Spring with Daniel Craig appearing for the final time as the British secret service agent. Norway and the Faroe Islands make their debut … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For 2019

For over a decade now Tokyo Fox has brought you a whole host of filming locations but it’s fair to say they have dwindled in recent years. I really did think a year ago that the chances of being able to compile … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Filming Locations From Movies Made In The 2010s

Movie locations have long been the bread and butter of this website. The stats reveal that the filming location posts get more hits than anything else and consistently continue to do so too! The decade with no snappy name (the … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – Earthquake Bird (2019)

This Netflix movie was released on the video-on-demand streaming service on November 15th and is based on the novel of the same name (2001) by British author Susanna Jones. It stars Swedish actress Alicia Vikander who’s done films in her native Swedish … Continue reading

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Tokyo Filming Locations #18 – As The Moon, So Beautiful (2017-)

Anime is one of those things which has really helped bring Japan and Japanese culture to the attention of many people overseas. I certainly wouldn’t call myself an anime fan as such but that’s not to say I haven’t had my … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #6 – The Wolverine (2013)

“The Nakagin Capsule Tower featured as the love hotel in ‘The Wolverine‘ right?” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard people utter words to that effect. To an extent, they are all correct as the famous building is … Continue reading

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Tokyo Filming Locations #17 – Shin Godzilla (2016)

It’s probably taken longer than expected but finally the sequel to the Gareth Edwards-directed ‘Godzilla‘ (2014) is going to see the light of day. ‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters‘ is the 35th film in the Godzilla franchise, and the third … Continue reading

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