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ROPPONGI HILLS

Azabudai Hills in Tokyo's Minato Ward on Friday
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Nov 24, 2023
With Azabudai Hills complex, Mori aims to transform Tokyo again
The developer has looked to rectify the capital's perceived weaknesses in a bid to make it more competitive against the likes of London and New York.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 2, 2021
Goldman chooses new Tokyo headquarters, reaffirming commitment to office life
The bank's chief executive officer, David Solomon, has been vocal in opposing work from home, calling it an 'aberration.”
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Feb 23, 2019
Cafe de Paris: A Seoul favorite, now in Tokyo
Cafe de Paris has been a hit back in Seoul, particularly thanks to its Bon Bon series of sweets, which loads up on fresh fruit, layers of whipped cream and powdered sugar.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2018
Mori Building Co. holds disaster drill with local Roppongi Hills international community in mind
In a bid to improve emergency readiness with the local foreign community, Mori Building Co., a Tokyo real estate developer, held a disaster drill in Roppongi Hills Wednesday in coordination with neighboring embassies, an international school and volunteers from a disaster relief organization.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 2, 2018
Traditional events to welcome Year of the Dog
For many city dwellers, the beginning of the year is a time to rest the body and the soul — be it at home or at an onsen (hot spring) resort — but for others, it's a perfect time to go out and enjoy themselves on the town.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 1, 2018
How Japan greeted the dawn of 2018
Japan was in a festive mood Monday to celebrate the new year as 2018 was greeted with sunrise viewing parties and crowd control.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Taking the Lead
Dec 17, 2017
Mori Building chief serious about creating a better Tokyo
Making Tokyo a more attractive and competitive metropolis sounds more like a policy than a business strategy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2017
Missiles join quakes, typhoons in annual disaster drills
Marking the anniversary of the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake on Friday, municipalities nationwide and companies used the opportunity not only to test their preparedness for disasters but also to raise public awareness about a variety of threats including typhoons, floods and a potential North Korean missile...
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Aug 20, 2017
Learning to become snap happy with an instant camera in Japan
My 5-year-old daughter has something precious in her hands. It's perfectly square, with a bright orange body, a black lens, a neck strap, a distinct red dot logo — and it's making me nervous.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 1, 2017
Craft Sake Week set to bloom in Tokyo's Roppongi Hills
Sake and sakura. Cherry blossom and Japan's traditional tipple make for a heady combination, wherever you put them together.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2017
Tokyo's Mori Building marks Hanshin quake anniversary with disaster drill
Marking 22 years since the Great Hanshin Earthquake on Tuesday, property management firm Mori Building Co. held an annual disaster drill at its major complexes in Tokyo which for the first time targeted foreign residents and tourists.
Japan Times
Events / Events In Tokyo
Jan 1, 2017
Getting out to ring in the new year
New Year's is one of the best times of the year when one can relax with family and friends. But for those who prefer to go out and enjoy the festive season, there are numerous exciting events going on. Here are some ways to spend quality time in Tokyo during the New Year's holidays.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2015
Annual Roppongi Hills Bon festival features original 'Ropponjin Ondo' music
The annual Roppongi Hills Bon-Odori kicked off Saturday, giving visitors to the festival a chance to experience a Japanese summer tradition.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 23, 2015
From dusk till dawn at Roppongi Art Night
For all the criticism that can be levelled at the conventional "white cube" gallery space — its quasi-religious, sanitized hush and incongruity with large-scale interactive installations and other emergent forms of media art — as a visitor, it's at least unlikely that you'll wander into the path...
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Dec 12, 2014
Brightening your holiday mood
It's the most wonderful time of the year — well, that's what the song says, anyway. For many, December is a flurry of tinsel, wrapping paper and anxiety, while for others it as a time to reflect on the year ahead.
Japan Times
Events / Events In Tokyo
Jul 25, 2014
Stargaze from the heart of the metropolis
The Roppongi Tenmon Club makes use of the complex's high-rise Mori Tower to give its members the opportunity to stargaze from the heart of the metropolis. Its Star Party, starting this month, offers other visitors three days of events — on July 25, Aug. 2 and Aug. 22 — where they can learn from astronomy...
Japan Times
Events / Events In Tokyo
Jul 24, 2014
Rise and shine to tai chi at Roppongi Hills
Tokyo's night-life area of Roppongi is probably one of the last places you would expect to find people exercising early in the morning, but on weekends from July 26 to Aug. 10, the Roppongi Hills shopping complex welcomes anyone, whether they are hungover or not, to free T'ai Chi sessions.
Japan Times
Events / Events In Tokyo
Jul 18, 2014
Television fun away from the couch
This summer, TV Asahi and Roppongi Hills are working together to get you off the sofa and into the sun while still enjoying some of your favorite television programs.
Japan Times
Events / Events In Tokyo
May 30, 2014
FIFA World Cup 2014 brings the fun to Tokyo
When you're on the other side of the world finding a place to watch World Cup matches usually requires meticulous planning — from persuading friends with giant TV screens to let you join them, to preparing for an assault on your body clock. Flying to Brazil is an option, but for those of us with a...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 17, 2014
Roppongi Art Night 2014: Get ready for a 32-hour art marathon
Art needn't be strictly visual. That's how Katsuhiko Hibino sees things.

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