Ginza: Tokyo's beacon of prosperity

| Jan 4, 2015

Ginza: Tokyo's beacon of prosperity

by Satoko Kawasaki

Ginza, Tokyo’s posh shopping and entertainment district, has delighted visitors for over a century with high-end shops selling everything from jewelry and clothing to sweets and stationery. But the Ginza area was once part of the sea. Reclaimed during the Edo Period (1603-1867) as ...

Tokyo jumps on theme bar bandwagon

| Apr 6, 2014

Tokyo jumps on theme bar bandwagon

by Yoshiaki Miura

Tokyo and its surrounding areas provide an array of entertainment spots to serve the varied interests of its inhabitants, day or night. The latest fads are theme bars and restaurants for those seeking an unusual drinking or dining experience. Guys who were fascinated by ...