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It's business time: Japan's love hotels break the mood
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It's business time: Japan's love hotels break the mood

Japan's love hotel industry is proving that when the going gets tough, the tough are, well, going at it
Pepsi Shiso: Soda pop meets a minty Japanese herb
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Pepsi Shiso: Soda pop meets a minty Japanese herb

Move over Pepsi Ice Cucumber: Another wacky and improbable seasonal offering from Pepsi becomes the flavor event of the summer
Bar Albatross: A little glamour in Memory Lane
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Bar Albatross: A little glamour in Memory Lane

Bar Albatross is a slightly more upscale watering hole in the low-rent Shinjuku drinking area "Memory Lane" (previously known as "Piss Alley")
3 best Tokyo cafes for the business traveller
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3 best Tokyo cafes for the business traveller

Whether a corporate drone or artiste, these three spots offer coffee or tea for the jetlag and the perfect atmosphere to get some work done
The truth about love hotels
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The truth about love hotels

This lucrative industry is moving away from its seedy image to be more female and family friendly
Have your heart warmed at Hayao Miyazaki's Ghibli Museum
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Have your heart warmed at Hayao Miyazaki's Ghibli Museum

If you can manage to somehow actually get tickets, head to Mitaka to dive into the fantasy world of Miyazaki's animated films
Comme des Garçons takes over Parco Shibuya
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Comme des Garçons takes over Parco Shibuya

With the new BLACK Comme des Garçons and other stores, iconic avant-garde fashion brand makes the first floor of Parco into a labrinyth of designer apparel. You may eventually emerge but with a much lighter wallet.
5 best Mexican restaurants in Tokyo
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5 best Mexican restaurants in Tokyo

Tokyo was once a desert when it came to Mexican options, but satisfying your taco lust is no longer such a challenge
4 best pizzas in Tokyo
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4 best pizzas in Tokyo

With a city overrun by Italian restaurants, you know that Tokyo is going to do pizza well. But here are the top four pies to try.
My Tokyo: Hiroko Oda
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My Tokyo: Hiroko Oda

A film distributor and true cinephile gives us a taste of Tokyo film culture
Sharp's new solar-powered mobile phone
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Sharp's new solar-powered mobile phone

Forget the wall charger: two hours of solar rays will provide you with enough battery life to fight over the phone with your significant other for 10 whole minutes
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