My 5: Kawaii Monster Cafe – Harajuku, Tokyo.

Kawaii Monster Cafe Tokyo

Reading from China? This My 5 contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. Another morning in the Japanese capital another amazing, only-in-Tokyo themed café breakfast. This time Wonderboy and I had arrived at The Kawaii Monster Café in the city’s Harajuku district. At reception we were warmly welcomed […]

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My 5: Nananamoe Coffee – Asakusa, Tokyo.

Exterior Nananamoe Coffee Asakusa Tokyo

1. February 2019. Wonderboy and I were marching off to Oshiage Skytree Subway Station one morning, as per our daily ritual, when we came across a friendly Japanese man emerging from the entrance door of a little café. “Hello” he said with a polite nod, setting his chalkboard down. There was a further greeting from him […]

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My 5: Oak Hostel Sakura – Asakusa, Tokyo.

Oak Hostel Sakura Asakusa Tokyo

1. February 2019. Tokyo is a famously expensive city but when you start actually looking around for accommodation that’s when it REALLY hits home. With so much cool stuff to see and do here I really wasn’t planning to spend much time in the hotel, so was very much hoping to find a simple but […]

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My 5: Cool Spots Around Akihabara Electric Town, Tokyo.

Monkey D Luffy One Piece collectibles Liberty Anime Akihabara Tokyo

1. February 2019. My day in Tokyo’s Akihabara Electric Town stands as one of the most memorable during my ten-day stay in the Japanese capital! There is SO much to see and do it can be overwhelming, but boy oh boy did I give it my best shot! The day kicked off with breakfast at […]

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My 5: Akiba Base Shooting Cafe & Bar – Akihabara, Tokyo.

Akiba Base Shooting Cafe and Bar Akihabara Tokyo

1. February 2019. Has it always been your dream to hold a powerful gun in your hands? To unleash a stream of bullets and tap into your inner alpha male? You know, Grrrr and shit? YEAH, ME NEITHER. But in Tokyo’s crazy Akihabara Electric Town you often find yourself signing up for stuff you never thought you’d do. […]

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My 5: Sega Arcades 1 & 3 – Akihabara, Tokyo.

Outside Sega 1 Arcade Akihabara Tokyo

Reading from China? This My 5 contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! 1. February 2019. Japan is world famous for its arcade culture and a night of video gaming in Tokyo’s Akihabara district is one of the quintessential experiences for visitors to the Japanese capital. Take even a cursory glance […]

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My 5: Gundam Cafe – Akihabara, Tokyo.

Exterior Gundam Cafe Akihabara Tokyo

1. February 2019. Welcome to Tokyo’s Gundam Café, a Mecca for fans of the Japanese anime TV series Gundam. Dating back to the 1970s, Gundam is a science fiction franchise featuring giant robots battling it out in a weary, militaristic dystopia. Dating back to the 1970s, there’ve been countless series, spinoffs, manga collections, novels, video […]

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