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Review: Films Set In Japan – Fear And Trembling (2003)

Starting off at Ryoanji temple in Kyoto this French film has a Belgian woman called Amélie (Sylvie Testud) looking back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. Having been brought up in Japan until the age of … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – Godzilla (2014)

Despite all the recent Godzilla features and movie location stuff on Tokyo Fox I didn’t actually realise that this Gareth Edwards directed version was set in Japan (in part) until I saw it at the cinema the other day. I just … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Kamikochi & Matsumoto (2005)

My first trip into Nagano was not actually for one of my many snowboarding expeditions in Hakuba but to the remote mountainous highlands of Kamikōchi (translates basically as Upper Highlands) on the western side of the prefecture. The reason for the outing … Continue reading

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TF Recipes #3 – Natto On Toast

No sooner had Tokyo Fox wrapped up the last TF Recipes entry and thoughts turned to what the next specialities could be. Natto (fermented soy beans) had been chosen and, what do you know, but within a few weeks those … Continue reading

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TF Interview…..With Football Commentator Ian Stringer

Following the soaring success of the last TF interview with author Tim Andrewartha its about time for another one. Whilst in the legendary Gonpachi (a.k.a. the ‘Kill-Bill’ place) restaurant in Nishi-Azabu I sat down with BBC Radio Leicester’s football commentator Ian Stringer. Having been interviewed by … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fox On BBC Radio!!

BBC Radio Leicester’s football commentator Ian Stringer has been in Tokyo this last week ready to take part in tomorrows Tokyo Marathon and last Wednesday morning Tokyo Fox made an appearance on the station’s breakfast show presented by Jonathan Lampon. … Continue reading

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8 (Not So) Gr-Eight Observations Of Japan From Yesteryear To Celebrate Our 8th Birthday

The phenomenon that is social media hadn’t really taken off in the early months of 2006 when I, along with the help of friend Gideon, set up this website. Tokyo Fox went online on February 20th with no real aim … Continue reading

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