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Jay Sean JAPAN TOUR 2014

Signed to Cash Money Records Jay Sean`s debut single "Down" topped the Billboard Hot 100, making him the first solo artist of South Asian origin and first UK urban act to top the Hot 100.


Men and parasol by Tomoda


Summer Vacation in the Southern Island by Nobuyo Honda

Learning Japanese:


7 Minute Workout Challenge:


By Joshua Lepage


Naissance de l'Impressionisme: La Liberte´ de peindre - Collections du muse´e d'Orsay

Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Beating the Heat by Daniel Woods

With the mercury rising, the Japanese seek out refuge in many unique ways. The ever-popular kakigori (shaved ice), hiyashi chukka (cold noodles), Cool-Biz,

What-shoku by Joshua Lepage

As I grew up in my hometown of Montreal, we went from only having sushi at super expensive restaurants to having a sushi joint on every street corner.

1>Lost Oklahoma cell phone found in Japan

2>14,000 dead men receive draft notices

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Private furnished rooms in Tokyo with free internet.


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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