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Topic of the week

The Monster Hunter 10th Anniversary exhibit

The Monster Hunter 10th Anniversary exhibit, an exhibition celebrating the history of the series, runs for the month of August at Shibuya Hikarie Hall.


Cost in Translation by Simon Duncan


Kei and Yoko by Dan Asenlund

Urban Dictionary:


Crosslogic Unlimited:


By Joshua Lepage

Space Expo 2014 - The Great Challenge of NASA/JAXA


mission [SPACExART] - beyond Cosmologies


Tokyo vs. Yokohama by David Ellis

It’s been nine years since I moved out of Tokyo for the “good life” in Yokohama. I have grown very accustomed to Yokohama life

The Idiot's Guide to Sake by Joshua Lepage

Learn how sake is made so you can understand what all the different types are about.

1>Exploding Cow Farts

2>Gut bacteria influence our food decisions

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Monthly apartment and Guesthouse real estate agency with 800 rooms.

Guesthouse Kowloon

Kagurazaka guesthouse, one of the most famous old towns in Tokyo

Guesthouse Shinjuku

3 minutes walk from Waseda University.

Guesthouse Tokyo

10 minutes to Ikebukuro.


safe and accessible solution for your accommodation needs in Tokyo.

J&F Plaza

Furnished & unfurnished guesthouses and apartments in Tokyo.

May Flower House

Tokyo furnished apartments. Ginza, Roppongi, Yotsuya and more.


Visit information center in Shibuya.

Sakura House

1830 monthly furnished rooms at 204 locations in Tokyo.

TenTen Guesthouse

33,000yen/30 days for working holiday students.

Tokyo Information

Reasonable apartment & guest houses in Tokyo.

Sekine Co.

Provides mini-truck relocation to overseas moving.


Do you think moving is a lot of work? Don’t worry about it. We can help you move, both in Japan and overseas.

Tokyo Helping Hands

Very flexible working hours to effectly help you with moving, deliveries, disposal, storage and more!

Hassle free moving starts from 6000yen.

Transporter Tokyo

At your service from document to moving.

XPS Tokyo

Here to help you get set up quickly, easily and economically

AirNet Travel

We'll cut you the best air ticket deals anywhere.

Fun Travel

Discount air travel & package tours 2min from Roppongi Stn.

No.1 Travel

We go the extra mile for you. International air tickets and hotels.

Japan Group of Consultants

Lawyer consultants, Visa, company establishment & office rentals.

Narita Immigration Legal office

Let us solve your visa problems!

Niitsu Legal Visa Office

Free consultations even at midnight.

Nissato Legal Visa Office

Licensed immigration lawyer & certified public tax consultant.

Iidabashi Japanese Language School

Group lessons from ¥1,700 & Private lessons from ¥2,800.

American Pharmacy

English speaking pharmacy since 1950.

Tokyo Skin Clinic

EU-licensed multi lingual doctors.

Tokyo Speed Dating

1st & 3rd Sat. at Australian Bar Quest.


Japanese women & Western men.

Book Off Shirokanedai

Second hand English books from ¥200.

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