Author: Robert Michael Poole

Robert Michael Poole is a specialist on the Japanese music and entertainment scene, his work has also appeared in The Japan Times, Metropolis and other publications.

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A brand-new village in the heart of Tokyo

A brand-new village in the heart of Tokyo

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Video: Is this the weirdest sushi in Japan?

Just add water for fantastic fake fish, rice, seaweed and more
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Top Tokyo Halloween parties to be caught dead at

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