Category: Travelogue

Today’s Levitation and Roppongi Art Night

So for one reason or other I found myself at a couple of art events in the more stylish areas of Tokyo over March. Yeah, I think it’s weird, too. First, the more recent one: Hayashi Natsumi’s Today’s Levitation For those not in the know, Hayashi Natsumi is an...

Full Marks For Rice Curry Manten

In the humble Tokyo neighborhood known as Jimbocho–home to music shops, book stores, and Meiji University –lies one of Tokyo’s tastiest curry joints, a greasy little shop known as Rice Curry Manten. A-Button’s owner tipped me off about the place, mentioning that A-Button’s curry is a homage to Manten....

JPN Rush: DEEP IN ROPPONGI–The Wild And Crazy Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Museum

In the simultaneously stylish and seedy Tokyo neighborhood known as Roppongi lies the headquarters of Japanese TV giant TV Asahi. In addition to being host to a Doraemon-themed cafe promoting the new movie with a theme song by Perfume, something else Nakata Yasutaka-related lies on the opposite side of...