Nov 25 - Dec 1
See what the stars have in store for you this week. World-renowned astrologer Cathryn Moe discusses love, money, luck and all else in this weekly series.
Nagoya-based DJ’s crosses cultures and genres on his latest album
The artistic Tokyo town honoring its countercultural past by embracing newcomers
New movies to add to your watchlist
Australian indie artist Stella Donnelly on her upcoming Japan tour
The jazz-electro-breakbeat polymath goes full circle at his Tokyo return
A guide to the best events in Tokyo this winter
Recommended cold and flu medicine in Japan
Where to catch the best illuminations in the capital this winter
Battling one’s demons is never easy, but embracing them just might be the solution
Top picks from the Metropolis editors
A festive Christmas dining experience.
Would you try the world’s first bug-based ramen?
Set on the sixth floor of the Atre Ebisu building, it comes as no surprise that the newest branch of the renowned Mumbai Japan restaurant family is as delectable and popular as the other seventeen locations. Although the Atre building…
Traditional 10-day Thanksgiving feast
Who is Japan’s best amateur taster?
A deep dive into the world of self-published print
Tackling Japanese literature as a couple, one line at a time
Real, imagined, or hiding this whole time?
A compilation of translated works
The best picks to add to your reading list
Spirituality, stone and Japan’s beloved rice brew in Tochigi
Top Autumn Trails to Explore
Nine forests to explore and experience shinrin-yoku in the Tokyo area
Soaking in Japan’s waterfalls
Exploring Noto on a mamachari
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