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Tokyo Daytripper: A 56 Metre Statue & A Private Parts Temple In Chiba

Look out the train window as you take the train a few stations south of Kisarazu Station, maybe on the way to or from Hamakanaya Station (the gateway to Nokogiri-yama Mountain) and you may see a tall white thing sticking out … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #15

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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The Sighting Of This Mysterious Hotel Is Very Much For Real

There really is no difficulty in identifying this particular building over in one of Tokyo’s bordering prefectures.   It’s not often I venture on over to Chiba these days other than for flights from Narita Airport or the annual Tokyo … Continue reading

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On The C*cks Trail……In Chiba!!

  The ‘On The Fox Trail…’ series on Tokyo Fox has generally included a fair number of shrines around Japan but for this one it’s more a case of going on the c*cks trail, if you will! As ever, I was … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo Disneyland

  Disneyland is one of those places which has long mystified me regarding its popularity, especially in Japan where it is widely loved and regarded. Even your coolest looking hip-hop-type guys can often be seen over here sporting a Disney accessory … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Chiba-jo Castle

  “There’s a castle in Chiba!” is often the reaction of the Tokyo-ite folk I teach when the subject of castles occasionally pops up into conversation. I then confirm that there is indeed one and that I have been there … Continue reading

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July J-League Jaunts Taking-In Two Chiba Teams

As far as I’m concerned there’s only one team in Chiba and that’s Kashiwa Reysol! The reality though is that there are actually two sides based in this prefecture and they both play in yellow! The other team is called JEF United … Continue reading

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