Know New Things by Learning from the Past! Kamakura, an ancient city

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Kamakura - the origin of Japan’s first feudal government
Kamakura is conveniently located by the sea in Kanagawa Prefecture, just a short, 60 minute trip from Tokyo by the JR Yokosuka Line. In keeping with its status as an ancient city, many temples and shrines are gathered in this area. The city is also famous for colorful hydrangea in early summer.

“Dynamic Tokyo Tour” it is! Enjoy your trip in Tokyo with Hato Bus.


I was born and raised in Tokyo, but I don’t know much more about it than a well-informed visitor from outside of Tokyo. I never even went to the Tokyo Tower until I received this cover project. I never liked waiting in a long queue, and I discounted it by saying I could go there any time.

Tens of millions of dollars in prizes are won around the world! Tokyo Game Show 2017 booms with eSports.


One of the largest game events worldwide, Tokyo Game Show 2017 was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. It drew 254,311 visitors (down 16,000 from last year) over the four days from September 21st to September 24th. Under the theme of “Reality Unlocked”, exhibitions showing games for senses other than vision or hearing were highlighted.

Good runners are good at business. Business people train with Imperial Palace running.

Running is quietly becoming popular among business people in Japan. The reason is simple: all you need is yourself and a pair of running shoes, and you can start running anytime and anywhere. Unlike other sports, you don’t need to make a schedule with teammates or prepare special tools. There is no other sport as cost-effective as running, and it also promotes good health.

Ōta Open Factory: From Smartphones to Space Rockets, Ōta-ku’s Small Factory Festival

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Ōta-ku: one of the foremost factory towns in Japan. “Ōta Open Factory,” an annual winter event for small factories, was held in 2016 on the week of November 26th.

The sometimes Folded Giant Lantern at Kaminarimon – Vol. 1 “Asakusa” by Shinobu Machida’s Japan Tour


Lower City Neighborhoods Cultural Researcher Shinobu Machida’s Japan Tour: getting to the heart of Japan’s origins. Vol 1, Asakusa, one of the most popular visiting spots for foreigners. The Asakusa area, known as a visiting spot, is located to the east of Taito-ku, and is the oldest downtown area in Tokyo. One of the reasons foreigners love this place is being able to experience both good, old Japanese traditional culture and new, fascinating, notable sites such as the Tokyo Skytree.

How about taking a leisurely walk in Ginza?


I’m Manfong. It’s a pleasure to meet you again. I’ve been learning Japanese since I was a university student. I went to Tokyo for my first time with my friend on a tour 8 years ago, the second time was with my colleague on a business trip, and after the third time, I could go there by myself. I don’t have any problem with either travelling or a business trip. I can speak Japanese, so I have confidence to do most things, but I still take care of trip preparation each time. I wonder if it’s because I’m a Virgo.

“Smoking Supplies Festival 2016”- Providing Safe Smoker Items

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“Smoking Supplies Festival 2016,” was held at Tokyo Skytown Soramachi, 5th floor, in “Japan Experience Zone Space 634”, hosted by the Japan Smoking Articles Corporate Association (JSACA). It’s an annual festival, held in every November, based on JSACA’s basic idea of the enhancement of smoking items and their safety, and the prevention of children playing with fire.

New kinds of game created by VR [Tokyo Game Show 2016]


Tokyo Game Show 2016, cohosted by CESA (Computer Entertainment Suppliers’ Association) and Nikkei BP, was held in Makuhari, Chiba Prefecture. Tokyo Game Show, an annual event in Japan, reached its 20th anniversary this year, a major milestone. This year, there were a record 271,244 visitors over the four days between September 15th and 18th.

I developed a love for trips to Japan! My first trip to Hokkaido! Chapter 2


It took about 2 and half hours to get to Otaru. When Otaru canal came into view, I realized I was truly in Hokkaido now.