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Tokyo Daytripper: Top 10 Kanagawa Sights

Of Tokyo’s three surrounding prefectures it’s fair to say that Kanagawa offers some of the better attractions for day trips from the capital and so this list was certainly easier to compile than the Top 10 Saitama Sights (see here) and the … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Shomyoji Temple, Yokohama

I was absolutely delighted to visit this tranquil, little temple in Yokohama recently and that was of course mainly down to the fact that it once featured in a Manic Street Preachers video (read about that here) back in the early … 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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