This week in Tokyo, the temperatures are set to soar and the rain to pour. Luckily, the events line up for this week is 100% weatherproof!

Dog Stories Exhibition, Daikanyama

Dog Stories features three Japanese artists, all with canine inspired themes in their work. Even if you’re not a dog lover yourself, there’s a lot to love in this exhibtion. Both art work and merchandise is available for purchase.

Roast Battle Tokyo BEGINS! Championship Tournament, Shibuya

Watch and cringe with empathetic pain as Japan’s top English-language comedians insult and belittle each other for the honor of being able to call themselves very nasty bastards. And there’s a trophy.

Suggested Activity
Mt Fuji, Hakone & Lake Ashi Cruise with Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo
Join a full-day guided tour from Tokyo that travels to Mt Fuji, then continues to nearby Lake Ashi and the Mt Komagatake Ropeway, includes coach out from Tokyo and a Shinkansen Bullet Train trip back.

Akasaka Antique Market in Ark Hills, Akasaka/Roppongi

More vintage clothing than vintage items, there are still some stalls with interesting knick knacks including a stall selling German household items, as well as some craft and furniture stalls.

Katsushika Iris Festival

The Shobu thrive in the damp, hot weather of early summer, so this week is great timing for seeing these seasonal flowers in full bloom.

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