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Answered 2 months ago

First time to Japan and I don't speak Japanese. Any advice?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Carry a notebook and a pen with you.Most Japanese have hard time understanding spoken English and express in English. However, we are a lot used to reading and writing English. By writing what you want to say, it will help people understand what you want to do. Use simple words and speak slowly!

Answered 2 months ago

Grilled eel I n Tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Unazen in Oshiage was amazingly delicious. They cut fresh eels after customer's sit so you have to wait about 40 to 50 minutes until the dish is ready but their eel is definitely worth it. You can find other restaurants from here:https://hubjapan.io/articles/10-best-unagi-in-tokyo-taste-the-crisp...

Answered 2 months ago

What shows to visit in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Traditional shows are Kabuki, Taishu Engeki, Rakugo, etc. Kabuki in Ginza has translations so it must be the easiest show to watch. We also have musicals such as Gekidan Shiki. They play Lion King, Aladdin, Sound of Music, Cats, etc. Popular ones to locals is "Takarazuka". There are many Takarazu...

Answered 2 months ago

which is the best place to shop cheap in tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Donki is the most famous discount store chain in Japan. Donki has all sorts of stuff, from snacks, cosmetics, electronics, clothes, etc. Many tourists like to shop at Donki. Donki is also a TAX-FREE store which is another good point. http://www.donki.com/en/?pre=le

Answered 3 months ago

Where can I buy videogames, manga and anime??

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Akihabara gathers many many such stores. Such as Mandarake, Liberty, Gamers, etc. Liberty is more focused on second hand video games. Those shops are gathered along Chuo-Dori, which is pretty obvious since it is the biggest street in the area. If you want to find generally new manga, just visit a...

Answered 3 months ago

where to go for street food

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

You can find lots of street food at traditional shopping streets.- Nakamise Dori Shotengai (Shopping Street)The shopping street from the gate of Sensoji Temple to Sensoji in Asakusa. Probably the most famous shopping street for tourists. You can find, croquette, melon pan, soft serve, age-manju, ...

Answered 3 months ago

What is a god restaurant in Ginza for kids (and the adults)

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Visit one of restaurants in department stores such as Ginza Mitsukoshi, Matsuya Ginza, and LUMINE. They are usually kids-friendly and sometimes have kids' menu as well. Those places in department stores especially Ginza Mitsukoshi and Matsuya Ginza serve quite good food. Luxury restaurants in Gin...

Answered 3 months ago

what should i try in tokyo for my 9 days visit in december?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

In December, Tokyo will be decorated with beautiful Christmas lights. Japanese people are crazy about that. Why don't you visit around beautiful lightings? They are amazing! My favorite lightings is the one in Marunouchi, near Tokyo Station. In terms of food, winter dishes are widely enjoyed in I...

Answered 3 months ago

I want to photography people in Japan for a royal photographic society project. Any tips on best places to find interesting characters in Tokyo and Kyoto and how best to approach them. I have prepared explanatory business cards in Japanese

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

People with interesting fashion tend to gather in Harajuku. (Not as it used to be though) Not sure what kind of people want to capture, but many teenagers gather in Harajuku and Shibuya.If you want to find people in traditional costumes (Yukata) visit one of Fireworks festivals during summer. You...

Answered 3 months ago

Where can I buy 551 Horai in Tokyo ?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

I guess there is no place you can buy 551 Nikuman in Tokyo except special events sometimes held in department stores, etc. However, they have online shopping.http://www.551horai.co.jp/551shopping.html

Answered 3 months ago

where can anime lovers go

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

You can't miss Akihabara, of course.Nakano Broadway is also a interesting place if you like manga and anime (although they are focused on more retro stuffs) If you like animations from JUMP manga magazine, such as ONE PIECE, NARUTO, Dragon Ball, Breach, etc., Jump Shop maybe your destination. The...

Answered 3 months ago

how much is a maid cafe

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

There is an admission fee (approximately around 500 yen) for entry. Then, you will have to order either a dish or drink and it costs around 500 yen ~1500 yen. If you want to take picture with maids, or play games with maids, you will need additional few hundred yen per activity.See the price for ...

Answered 3 months ago

what cheap place should i go

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

How about trying a Gyu-don, beef rice bowl? The famous chain is Yoshinoya, Matsuya, and Sukiya. They all offer a medium sized beef rice bowl for below 500 yen. There are many parks in Tokyo, too. Such as Shinjuku Gyoen Park requires only few hundred yen for entry but the park is huge and beautiful.