Category Archives: Quirky Japan

15 Years Of Tokyo Fox: The Posts With The “Least” Hits For Each Year

Fifteen years! How the hell did that happen!! There’s not much more to say than what I wrote in my ‘10 Years of Tokyo Fox‘ post five years ago about how it all began and the journey so far. Instead … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Tokyo Fox Celebrating 15 Years of Blogging (Part 2)

  15 years of Tokyo Fox! Who’d have thought that would happen?! Not I! 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 things were … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Tokyo Fox Celebrating 15 Years of Blogging (Part 1)

  15 years of Tokyo Fox! Who’d have thought that would happen?! Not I! 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 things were … Continue reading

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15 Years Of Tokyo Fox: The Posts With The “Most” Hits For Each Year

Fifteen years! How the hell did that happen!! There’s not much more to say than what I wrote in my ‘10 Years of Tokyo Fox‘ post five years ago about how it all began and the journey so far. Instead … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Private Parts Places In Japan!

  This may come across as a quite perverted tour of Japan but it should be noted that many of the places cobbled together in the list below are around for serious reasons like fertility and AIDS prevention. That is of course … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Japan’s Smelliest & Stickiest Ramen?

When it comes to ramen, there are many tastes and regional variations whether it be shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce), tonkotsu (pork bone broth) in Kyushu or miso ramen which is served up in Hokkaido. On top of that come the crazy novelty ones which include … Continue reading

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Recreating McDonalds China’s Spam Oreo Burger (+ Matcha Beer, Green Tea Sandwiches & Jelly Drinks Which Look Like Sick Bags!)

There have been all kinds of burger creations over the years from the fast-food chains but this not many have created such a buzz as this one. It was only available as a limited release in selected McDonalds locations in … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #31 – Mushroom Park

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

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No Staff. No Scanning. It’s The A.I. Convenience Store In Tokyo

Japan has something of a reputation overseas as being a technologically advanced country. It’s generally not true though as it still uses fax machines, has limited ATM hours, a reliance on paperwork, hanko stamps (rather than signatures) and cash is … Continue reading

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Dining Out: The Happy Rainbow Cheese Ramen Which Puts A Smile On Your Face!

When it comes to ramen, there are many tastes and regional variations whether it be shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce), tonkotsu (pork bone broth) in Kyushu or miso ramen  which is served up in Hokkaido. On top of that come the crazy novelty ones which include … Continue reading

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