Casual meetup for Tokyo Cheapo readers and friends at Kaisu—a ryotei (traditional Japanese restaurant) converted into a hostel/cafe in Akasaka. Come chat, be merry and have a drink with the TC team. Whether you’re a Tokyo newbie, old hand or laser cat—all welcome!
Drinks: Pay as you go (alcoholic drinks from 500 yen, coffee from 300 yen)
Food: Snacks and desserts only
A traditional festival in Thailand, Songkran is known as the watering festival, and in Japan has been transformed into a music event. Past headliners have included Knife Party, Yellow Claw and Nicky Romero along with Jay Hardway, Bass Jackers and […]
This is a chance to watch yabusame, the impressive Japanese martial art of horse-mounted archery (it’s quite difficult to hit a target from a moving horse) in Asakusa. Although the event starts at 11.45 am, it’s recommended that you get there […]
Tokaigi Game Party is, well, a mega gaming party taking place at the Makuhari Messe convention center. The weekend line up includes game tournaments, game commentary, a hands-on game area, musical performances, cosplay, workshops, game-themed food court, original goods shop and […]
Combine your hanami with a bit of classic Tokyo style at Roppongi’s Midtown Blossom event. Held in and around the Tokyo Midtown complex and Hinoki-cho Park from mid-March to mid-April, Midtown Blossom features not only a stunning 200m-long avenue of cherry […]
8:00am – 11:00pm