Tag Archives: Center Gai Shibuya

Tokyo Filming Locations #15 – The Grudge 2 (2006)

‘The Grudge‘ (2004) may have been a carbon copy of the Japanese movie ‘Ju-on‘ (2002) but this American sequel was not a re-make and follows a different storyline to that of ‘Ju-on 2‘ (2003). To date there have been 11 … Continue reading

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Parents In Japan 2016 Pt I: Tokyo

  The start of the Golden Week holiday season in Japan coincided with my parents coming to visit us for the first time in over a decade. Nothing more than dinner at our new-ish place on the first day and … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Family Arrive In Japan

In recent months Tokyo has seen a huge surge in visitors from overseas and among them were my eldest sister and family. For siblings living in different country’s we haven’t done too badly with three meetings in three different countries … Continue reading

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Luke Who Turned Up For Halloween! (Pt II)

There really isn’t too much to add in the way of words to what I wrote in ‘Luke Who Turned Up For Halloween! Pt I‘ but this time on arriving at Hachiko exit of Shibuya station we were actually met by the … Continue reading

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Luke Who Turned Up For Halloween! (Pt I)

Things are done differently in Japan. Anyone from overseas living here will tell you that. Sometimes it’s for better, sometimes for worse and sometimes just indifferent. The subject of Halloween probably falls into the latter category. This event has been … Continue reading

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Music Videos Filmed In Japan #4 Manic Street Preachers – ‘Motorcycle Emptiness’ (1992)

This was the fifth song to be released from the Welsh alternative rock band’s debut album ‘Generation Terrorists‘ and in the Richey Edwards-era was probably their most successful song. Even in the more prosperous post ‘Everything Must Go‘ period it … Continue reading

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