• Making Music in Japan
    February 15th, 2010By Category: Video
    Interview with Russian-born, Tokyo-based violinist Dmitry Badiarov. Previously we uploaded a video looking at starting a business in Japan, but for the more artistically inclined, there is plenty to explore as well. Japanese Music from GaijinPot on Vimeo. Dmit ... » Continue Reading
  • Marunouchi
    February 12th, 2010By Category: Video
    Sitting in-between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace, Marunouchi is the financial center of Japan and where you would go to find the headquarters of businesses such as Mitsubishi, Hitachi, Bloomberg, Citigroup and RBS.  This video was shot over the recent holiday se ... » Continue Reading
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    Japan Archery and the Coming of Age Festival
    February 10th, 2010By Category: Video
    Tōshiya (通し矢), or passing of the arrows, is an archery event held on the second Sunday of January as part of the Coming of Age Festivities and sees guys and girls from all over Japan converge on the Sanjūsangen-dō Temple in Kyoto. Participants have all turned 20 and ... » Continue Reading
  • The Other Side of Shinjuku
    February 5th, 2010By Category: Travel, Video
    Shinjuku from GaijinPot on Vimeo. So what's your image of Shinjuku? Anyone hanging out in Shinjuku for a bit will expect to find the department stores, pachinko parlors, plenty of places to eat and the millions of people who pass through them all everyday. In the ... » Continue Reading
  • Loft Japan
    February 3rd, 2010By Category: Shopping, Video
    Loft stores target homeowners and hobbyists and are a gift from the gods when it comes to hunting down cool things to decorate your home with. Inside you can find just about everything you will need, everything including kitchenware, furniture, home accessories, office ... » Continue Reading
  • Anime Selects – Crazy Sexy Tokyo
    February 2nd, 2010By Category: Arts & Entertainment, Video
    Being a Tokyo Reporter for ANIME SELECTS right in the heart of Tokyo, Japan was crazy & sexy! This documentary with Stephanie Yanez as the host was shot and aired on COMCAST ON DEMAND titled "CRAZY SEXY TOKYO"! More episodes include: dressing up as a GEISHA, takin ... » Continue Reading
  • More Comiket
    February 2nd, 2010By Category: Arts & Entertainment, Video
    A week ago we ran a video that GaijinPot filmed during Comiket. The video has been one of the most popular so far (plenty more to come too) and led to fellow Vimeo user Vincent Follézou getting in touch with his own video from the event. He kindly let us publish it ... » Continue Reading
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    Japanese Hatsumoude
    February 1st, 2010By Category: Video
    The first month of 2010 is out of the way and it seems like as good a time as any to review how your new year resolutions are going. Have you broken any yet? In Japan, it is more traditional to make a wish for the new year at a shrine, and over the holidays, GaijinP ... » Continue Reading
  • Video: Japanese Horror Movies
    January 27th, 2010By Category: Video
    Yūrei (幽霊) is a Japanese word used to describe all kinds of spirits, or ghosts, that became famous with the boom in Japanese horror movies that started with The Ring. GaijinPot met with Clive Davies, an author based in Japan and writer of an awesome look at movies ... » Continue Reading
  • Video: Kichijōji, Tokyo’s Art Colony
    January 22nd, 2010By Category: Video
    Just 20 minutes from Shinjuku on the Chuo (Sobu) line from Shinjuku and sitting in the center of a number of parks and universities, Kichijoji is one of Tokyo's most desirable residential neighborhoods.  It offers some of the city's best ohanami (お花見) viewing in the sak ... » Continue Reading


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