Sosuke Kimura

Living in Japan


Answered 5 days ago

Which restaurants should I go to in Tokyo?

Chika Shomura Chika Shomura, Living in Japan

What kind of food do you like?Would you like to eat Japanese traditional food? It depends on you tate, but how about Japanese restaurants offer sushi,tempura and so on?One of my reccommendation is “Monjyayaki” It is a typical food in Tokyo.You can check some Monjyayaki restaurants here.https://hu...

Answered 11 days ago

Any advice on commuting in Tokyo(3days) and Karuizawa(2days)

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

The best way to save money going to Karuizawa is the Tokyo Wide Pass.'s good for 3 consecutive days, and one round trip from Tokyo to Karuizawa would make it pay off.For Tokyo, use a 2 or 3 day subway pass. If you go all over, you can save some good mon...

Answered 26 days ago

How to get to Hakone?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

It depends on where you are, but if you are from Tokyo, then you have 4 main ways to get Hakone.1. Limited Express "Romancecar"  From Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto takes about 85 minutes about 2100JPY <<-- recommended!2. Local train You need to change the lines, but it is the most reasonable way to g...

Answered about 1 month ago

I would like to check if it is wise to purchase Jr Pass 7 Days? Can i check where can i go if we like to go strawberry picking?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

It seems like you are going to travel a lot around Japan. Japan Rail Pass is worth it if you are traveling long distances and using Shinkansen (bullet trains). The one-way ticket of Shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto costs about 13,000 yen. Strawberry picking usually open from January but "Grandberry...

Answered 3 months ago

Will my JRpass work on any of the local Tokyo or Kyoto lines?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

JR pass works only for trains operated by JR. For instance, Tokyo has two subway companies: Tokyo Metro and Toei. And there are several other railway companies such as Seibu Ikebukuro Line and Tobu Tojo Line. Those subways don't accept JR pass. If you want to go around with only the JR pass, you ...

Answered 4 months ago

Best restaurants in Tokyo?

Craig Gillett Craig Gillett, Living in Japan

to be honest anywhere you go will be fantastic. I do recommend that you try the following Okonamyaki, Takoyagi and you must hit a Isakaya ( Japanese pub ). Its the common man's food & its great.One of my favorite restaurant is Freddy's ( ). I go there when I need a l...

Answered 6 months ago

Minimalist Packing Recommendations on Shorts and Pants that will handle Tokyo Summer Heat and not look out of place?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Summer in Tokyo is extremely hot and we avoid going out for a long time during the day. If you are doing that, you should carry a bottle of water to avoid getting heatstroke. UNIQLO's product AIRISM is very comfortable wear. I am not sure if you can find in your country but you can find in any UN...