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On Location Japan: Movies Set in Tokyo

by ClaireBullen December - last edited August

Movies Set in TokyoOn film, Tokyo is an eternally beguiling palimpsest. Some directors hone in on its neon lights and hordes of traffic, which melt watercolour-like in front of the camera. Other movies capture Tokyo as a dark and grimy warren of alleyways and offices, overpopulated and bristling with tension. But no matter how it’s transposed onto the big screen, the city operates as part-character, part-backdrop, and part-muse. Below, we’ve selected five of the most atmospheric and exotic movies set in Tokyo.

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10 Things To Do in TokyoThough the idea of travelling to Tokyo on business may evoke shades of Lost in Translation, short-term visitors shouldn’t feel dissuaded from exploring the Asian megalopolis.

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Tokyo’s Most Luxurious Japanese Spas

by ClaireBullen October 2013 - last edited July by Chantelle

Japanese SpasAs the world’s largest urban area, Tokyo is manifestly chaotic. The sprawling city is a complex tangle of districts; its streets a riot of colour and crowds. Amongst all this, it's hard to believe you can snatch a moment of relaxation, but the truth is Tokyo is home to some of the country's finest and most tranquil Japanese spas. We've picked our favourites to share with you.

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Whisky Tasting Tour of Tokyo | JapanThese days Tokyo is more than just a destination for sake lovers. The last decade has seen the flourishing of a community of Tokyo whisky connoisseurs, with Japanese single malts now a top choice of drink in the capital.

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Dishes to Die for: A Taste of Tokyo

by Community Manager March 2013 - last edited August

Warabimochi_header©Charles_Haynes.jpgIt’s undeniable, and perhaps unsurprising for the largest city in the world, that Tokyo is a utopia for food-lovers. The capital of Japan has been awarded more Michelin stars than any other city, by far, and its street food is simply incredible.

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Meet the Locals in these Must-See Tokyo Videos

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited February 2013

Must-See Tokyo Videos

Life in this sprawling metropolis moves at quite a pace with new restaurants and bars opening up on a daily basis across the city. People work and play hard here meaning there’s always something exciting to sink your teeth into.  Take a trip around town and meet some of the locals with our five favourite Tokyo videos.

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