Tagged with kichijoji

Charity gig in Tokyo!

Calling all music-lovers in (or near) Tokyo… The wonderful Saara Takase is having a charity gig in Tokyo on Sunday, 7th August. I would love to go, but obviously can’t. So, I’m hoping some of you might be able to make it instead! (Saara at the Brighton Japan Festival recently) Start time: 8pm Place: Nirai-kanai honnke … Continue reading

Rilakkuma & Pancakes!

Still continuing with my adventures in the Tokyo area, it was April 20th and I had had quite a geeky day. I had visited the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka and an area which is known for GeGeGe no Kitaro nearby, but I wasn’t done yet. Earlier in the week, I had attempted to visit the … Continue reading

Finding Kitaro…

On April 20th, after visiting Inokashira Park and the Ghibli Museum, I took a walk. It was a planned, hour-long walk, which had grown out of a very random conversation I once had with a student. Some months ago, I noticed a curious phone-charm hanging from my student’s phone and commented on it. She suddenly … Continue reading

Inokashira Park

On April 20th I planned to visit the Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka (an area of Tokyo), but I decided to start my day with a peaceful walk in Inokashira Park first. Inokashira Park is actually home to the Ghibli Museum, but I hadn’t looked around the park last time I visited the museum because I … Continue reading

Daily snapshots (7/9): Really geeky day!

Today couldn’t have been geekier. 8) I started at the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka: Then walked to Jindaiji, which is famous for GeGeGe no Kitarō (ゲゲゲの鬼太郎): After that I took the bus back to Kichijoji where I finally found a Rilakkuma Store: Finally, I was directed to Pancake Days by the lovely Rilakkuma Store staff: … Continue reading