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Sushi-making Experience
There are various kinds of sushi, but we will make 5 kinds thi time (Nigiri sushi, Tamagyaki-sushi, winding winding, manual winding, fine winding). Generally there are two kinds of hand grips (kotegaeshi/tategaeshi). I will make sushi by this method. Becuase my shop is a shop that last 100 years, I have inherited the technology you will experienced it. Let's grab it in a sushi craftmanship. And let's make goals that sushi can be made even if yo return home! Let me eat lunch together because I also hold a sushi for you. And if there is something you want to know abot sushi, I will gladly answer. Other things to note There's nothing special to prepare. Please come with casual clothes.
Personal Photographer & Guide in Tokyo
★Ongoing Promos★ -Last week of November 2022 is 1,000 yen off! -Bookings for February 2023 are also 1,000 yen off! I will show you guys the visuals of Shibuya, the views you can get of the Crossing from above. Off the beaten paths spots and major tourist spots you shouldn't miss. After that we will move to Shinjuku via the JR Yamanote Line (12 minute train ride) and show you the gritty side of Tokyo, showing you the tiniest of alleys and the main night-life spot. The tour/photoshoot is going to be around 2-3 hours. I will be providing you with 25-40 high resolution photos, post processed and ready to share to your friends and family. ★Disclaimer: The experience is not a private session unless you book for one!★
Tokyo Kimono Guide Tour / Photo Session
Instagram "TOKYOKIMONOGUIDETOUR https://www.instagram.com/tokyokimonoguidetour "Original tour :9:30 am-1:30 pm / 4 hours I will take a lot of pictures of you taken by my DSLR camera (SONYα6400、Single focus lens) and give you all of them at the end of the tour by smartphone or Google photo. Let’s brag about yourself in SNS! ◆Day Schedule◆ 【9:30 am】 Meet at Nezu station (C14 / Chiyoda Line Tokyo Metro) 【9:35】Welcome to my house! It takes about 30 seconds from the station to my home. Greeting and choose a kimono from my collection. I will help you to choose and get you dressed in. 【10:30】After wearing kimonos, I take you to the Nezu shrine first to have a photo shooting! The Nezu shirine is one of Japan's oldest shrines, and certainly one of its most attractive.  Nezu Shrine is set in lush greenery, with ponds of carp, pathways that are tunnels of small shrine arches, and elegant, beautifully colored, wooden structures that reflect Japanese culture in all its age and beauty. 【11:30】After the photo shooting, I will take you on a local tour associated with the season. Ex. Yanaka Ginza shopping street, Nezu shrine, Ueno Park by bus, summer festivals our neighbors, Please enjoy four seasons in Japan! 【1:30 pm】 End of the tour and we will help you to take of your kimono! Other things to note Your reservation will be canceled if you are late more than 30 minutes. Because it causes trouble the other guests. Kimono are available on a first come, first severed basis.
Tsukiji (Old) vs Toyosu (New) S.S Tour
We'll start at the new Toyosu—the world's largest fish market. We'll then go to the outer area known as the Tsukiji old market and Tsukiji Uogashi, a new building with fish-selling areas, including a background area that is off-limits to ordinary tourists. We'll drop in for fish while experiencing the authentic and dynamic atmosphere of a wholesale market. After taking some shopping time at the outer area, we'll purchase a variety of fish and head to Asakusa. We'll visit the popular Buddhist Sensō-ji temple before we go to my shop to prepare Kaisekistyle lunch--Traditional Japanese Cuisine--, Kaisen Donburi—sashimi rice bowls—with fresh seafood and more. After our meal, we'll have some surprise treats. Please note that the markets are lively and changing each day. Please arrive on time and be aware that the experience can run over time. Other things to note Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The new market is so huge it will seem like we are viewing a factory. We'll go to the Tsukiji old market after that and enjoy comparing the two marketplaces.
Cook homemade gyoza with a family
Let’s have a new coming back to Japan!!!! Please send me date and time, I will make schedule. I can host max 10-15 and book a studio. We'd like to share making delicious homemade gyoza. Normal gyoza, VEGAN and GLUTEN FREE to choose. We will share recipes with you and teach you how to prepare the ingredients and materials. It is really healthy and easy to get ingredients in your country. 1. We will start by preparing the gyoza wrapper. As soon we made the dough, we will do the filling. After the filling, rolling the wrappers/sheets is a must. You will learn how to shape gyoza by hand, not with molds. Once all the gyozas are done, we will cook on the hot plate. Gyoza can be done with various fillings. The ones we are going to do will use basic ingredients: meat, pork, and vegetables. If you are vegetarian, vegan, or Muslim, please let us know, and we will substitute with tofu. If you have food allergies, please let us know. From here, you will have learned how to prepare the flour, wrap, and cook. Enjoy eating gyoza as much as we do. 2. Once we finish making the gyoza, we will show you how to cook 3 different type of gyozas. 'Pan fried gyoza, Deep fried gyoza, boil gyoza' It is easy and delicious for parties to normal daily dinner. We are very excited to meet everyone, please write to us. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food that you cannot eat.

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Colorful Wagashi making and Matcha
It’s a combination activity of Wagashi (Japanese confectionary) Making and Chado (Tea ceremony) experience. *Participation age from 15 years old. Let's make Japanese sweets in my kitchen. I first show you the instruction video and you will try coloring Nerikiri i(very sensitive but interesting ingredients which is transformative and colorful), putting them in a shape of the season. You will make 2 Wagashi. When we are done, let's go to Chashitsu (tea room). There I prepare a cup of Matcha for you one by one with traditional utensils of “Chado – Tea ceremony”. You can relax and have a Matcha(tea) & your sweets together. Through this experience I would like you to feel Japanese sweets are very close to you, as you can make it with everyday cook utensils.  Other things to note *It takes around 2h. I'll be less or more than 2h depend on number of participants. *If you have too long nails, enjoying creating Wagashi would be difficult.
Home-style Ramen&Gyoza
We meet and do this experience at my private cooking studio! We start the class with the lecture about Japanese cuisine & food culture. Then, we start cooking Ramen broth and soup from the scratch! In addition to Ramen, I'll teach how to make crispy and juicy "Gyoza pizza" which looks like a beautiful flower. After the lesson, I'll guide you to the local supermarket and introduce you to other foods and offer shopping tips. (This is optional) * This is Home-style Ramen & Gyoza class so we don't make egg noodles and gyoza wrappers from scratch (Just in case, those recipes are on my YouTube channel already. Please subscribe "YUCa's Japanese Cooking"!) but you can learn how to make Dashi soup broth, Ramen soup, Braised pork, Tare, Seasoned egg as well as several toppings. Thank you for understanding. * Since I hold classes at my private home kitchen, each class is 6 guests maximum. * I also gather guests from my cooking class website. * Please let me know of any dietary restrictions in advance.
Drinking and Feeling Japan in Asakusa
Welcome to Bar hopping tour in Asakusa! Hi, it nice to meet you here, and do you want to try japanese bar hopping Asakusa? Asakusa has so many history and good drinking places. Super symbolic of Tokyo travel here. If you come to Tokyo, you must feel Asakusa feelings with us, please!! Here is tour detail,, We will go to my favorite places, total is 3 places we will go to for 3 hours. Every place we go is nearby around, so we can easily walk to the place to place. And whiling walking to the next, it’s really good place like Japanese Asakusa culture, that’s why we can feel how wonderful Japanese is. Comparing to the peak time like after noon, in Asakusa, there is really fancy and bright in the street with light, so gorgeous. But, it's not famous for foreigner to drink in Asakusa, even so many nice place gathering around here. This tour takes about 3 hours! Other things to note: After 3 places, you gonna pay what you drink and eat, host will show your bills. It's not include in Drinks and Foods etc, We are paying to each of places by the cash, so please bring it. It’s depends on the guest what will eat and drink, which is why I can’t say correct how much you need but normally guest will pay about ¥5000-¥7000 yen for 3 places. Hope to see you soon!!
Private Video at Asakusa, Tokyo
Make memories with your loved ones stronger and longer. One photo is worth 1000 words. One video is worth 1000 photos. A video record clearly the face, voice and atmosphere of you and your loved ones. Every time you watch a video, the memories of Asakusa in Japan will be repeated many times over and over again. One year later, five, or ten years later. Enjoy the "videographed experience" with Asakusa Sensoji temple on the stage. And for the future of you and your loved ones, send your current video gift. < Features > 1) Make memories of Asakusa in the video A professional who knows Asakusa well enough to be edited to Cinematic. You can enjoy short movies that condensed memories. 2) High quality videos and sound The first travel videographer in Asakusa will be filmed and edited with first-class skill and equipment. 3) Sharing a video on social media The edited video should be delivered within 24 hours. Share your memories with family and friends on social media. It is different from photos. 4) Short movie hero Enjoy a special experience with a professional video crew. You are hero. < Recommended points > 1) Available in English 2) 24-hour delivery 3) Choose "morning" and "night" version 4) One price for up to 6 people 5) A bonus photo data gift (3-5 photo data)
Sushi roll bento making and supermarket tour near the sea
・You can learn how to make home-style Japanese  dishes such as Tamagoyaki omelet, teriyaki-chicken, octopus shape sausage, and other typical Bento dishes. ・You can roll sushi by yourself with fillings you like.  (We try to find as many ingredients which you can  find easily in your country as possible.) ・You can make chopstick holders by origami which is children will make it easier. ・After packing your sushi in the Bento box, you can  bring it to Kamakura walk and lunch outside. ・After packing bento, we will go to the nearest supermarket for discovering what Japanese eat every day and for buying ingredients for bento-making, while explaining Japanese ingredients and advising what to buy for a souvenir. ・Vegan bento without meat, fish, and egg is available. (Please let us know in advance if you prefer vegan bento.) 【Note】 We do not use raw fish. Please enjoy your bento withing 2 hours (in the summertime, within 1 hour preferably) after the lesson. Other things to note Reservation required 2 days in advance

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Colorful sushi and Tea ceremony
Recently the value of Japanese food has been reconsidered. Japanese food is very healthy and beautiful. In my class, you should learn them easy and delicious . You can learn how to make three types pretty sushi in my class. It is not traditional sushi craftsmen teaching, but it is much in originality. You‘ll enjoy the seasonal feeling from those sushi. Your making sushi is the only one in the world. Also I can prepare vegetarians option. Because these sushi can change the ingredients into vegetables . After make them , let's eat together. I will serve delicious miso soup . After the meal is over, I’ll put Kimono on you. you can choose what you like from several kimono. Then lets enjoy tea ceremony together. Please enjoy the taste of Japanese confectionery and powder green tea. My favorite word is一期一会(Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity) I want to treasure every meeting and encounter I have. All the charges are included food staffs,kimono,tea. This class is held in a private resident. Only February, March Special limited DOLL FESTIVAL held. You can see seasonal doll. If you want a lot of activities that you can wear kimono and enjoy the tea ceremony as well as beautiful Japanese sushi, this is a great experience. About three and a half hours you will be immersed in the Japanese atmosphere. Other things to note Please let me know in advance if you have any allergies or anything you can not eat.I will prepare alternatives. If you are a vegetarian I can offer you a vegetarian option. If your child is under 12 years old and does not wear a KIMONO , Price is half. please give me message on booking which kids.
Feeling Samurai Soul
Welcome to No.1 samurai experience in Tokyo! First you'll change the clothes into "kimono" and "hakama" is samurai style. Introducing with tea ceremony Matcha green tea and Wagashi sweets Next we'll watch a real Japanese katana—a traditional sword used by the samurai of ancient and feudal Japan. Then you'll learn how to handle it with unsharpened katana. We'll also do a traditional Zen meditation.It called "Rituzen". After doing meditation, you will be calm mind and you can cut one bundle of straw with real sword. Through using with real katana yourself, you can feel one part of swordsmanship as samurai. Lastly, you'll watch a performance using real katana by host. We'll discuss what we've seen and learned over tea. This experience has no flashy production and luxury, but you can feel the "real". You can enjoy not only training but also total samurai culture with this time. More than over 50country, 2000 people joined in a year. From families, couples to martial artists, various people touched and enjoyed the “real” samurai world! If you bring a camera, you can taking some pictures of samurai pauses which learning in this experience! This experience is also great for team building up to about 15 people. Please contact me if you have any questions on team building activities. I can make a plan for your needs. Also we have more venue at Fujino.
Shibuya Stray Cat
Visit a few iconic staples of Shibuya's nightlife scene. We'll start at "Vive La Vie" which is a hidden restaurant/bar, ran by a former photographer Michiko who turned chef started it 15 years ago. Then move on to the watering holes of drunks' alley ( called "Nonbei-Yokocho" ), an area with more than 30 bars to toast with local drunks. If we still are full on, we could hit a bar "Point 66", which is owned by Mr. Maezono a.k.a Mar-chan who has created a legendary "328" in Nishi-Azabu, very first club in Tokyo in 1979, or "Bubbles" which is a hideaway in Shibuya's secret district Maruyama-cho. See how it goes... Other things to note You probably shouldn't be a hangover...
Enjoy Japanese authentic kimono and life
Let's dress up in a genuine KIMONO feeling Japan's traditional dignity. You can choose from plentiful color variations and sizies of Kimono, even big size (Women 150-180cm; Men 160-190cm). Summer time, I will prepare Kyoto brand yukata.But if you want to wear real kimono,you can try it inside the room.(outside is really hot) After dressing up, we will go to nearby Shibamata Taisyakuten Temple(known as the location of Japanese movie films.)It is a simple, local,quiet temple with wonderful garden and Buddhist sculptures carved throughout. Here on weekdays it is really calm and we can enjoy amazing art to our hearts content and take a lot of pictures of you wearing a kimono with the back of the temple garden. The Shibamata approach road is lined with shops selling delicious foods and souvenirs and people offers friendly and warm voices to you. And let's have a Tea Break dressing up in a Kimono in my house. You can enjoy green tea with Japanese sweets. From now on, I will give special consideration to safety, and I will try to learn and enjoy Japanese life by using my traditional Japanese house. Knowing the culture of Japanese life is very important in aiming for a world that protects others. This summer I got a lot of kimono from my husband's friend. I would love to give it to my guests. Please come if you want. My blog site. https://rentalkimono-koti.jimdofree.com Other things to note Please give me your gender, height, weight, and age (if you don't mind) for preparation of Kimono after the reservation. Please put make up in advance. Please bring your camera to take photos.
Hit the town with a sake sommelier
We'll visit a liquor store in downtown Tokyo and will take part in the tradition of "Kaku-uchi" - sampling different types of sake at a liquor store while casually chatting and enjoying the lively local atmosphere. You won't get lost, as I'll provide you with the essential knowledge to increase your enjoyment. This experience is for you to enjoy "sake & culture" tasting. Other things to note Bringing a bottle of water is recommended.

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Sushi-making Experience
There are various kinds of sushi, but we will make 5 kinds thi time (Nigiri sushi, Tamagyaki-sushi, winding winding, manual winding, fine winding). Generally there are two kinds of hand grips (kotegaeshi/tategaeshi). I will make sushi by this method. Becuase my shop is a shop that last 100 years, I have inherited the technology you will experienced it. Let's grab it in a sushi craftmanship. And let's make goals that sushi can be made even if yo return home! Let me eat lunch together because I also hold a sushi for you. And if there is something you want to know abot sushi, I will gladly answer. Other things to note There's nothing special to prepare. Please come with casual clothes.
Personal Photographer & Guide in Tokyo
★Ongoing Promos★ -Last week of November 2022 is 1,000 yen off! -Bookings for February 2023 are also 1,000 yen off! I will show you guys the visuals of Shibuya, the views you can get of the Crossing from above. Off the beaten paths spots and major tourist spots you shouldn't miss. After that we will move to Shinjuku via the JR Yamanote Line (12 minute train ride) and show you the gritty side of Tokyo, showing you the tiniest of alleys and the main night-life spot. The tour/photoshoot is going to be around 2-3 hours. I will be providing you with 25-40 high resolution photos, post processed and ready to share to your friends and family. ★Disclaimer: The experience is not a private session unless you book for one!★
Tokyo Kimono Guide Tour / Photo Session
Instagram "TOKYOKIMONOGUIDETOUR https://www.instagram.com/tokyokimonoguidetour "Original tour :9:30 am-1:30 pm / 4 hours I will take a lot of pictures of you taken by my DSLR camera (SONYα6400、Single focus lens) and give you all of them at the end of the tour by smartphone or Google photo. Let’s brag about yourself in SNS! ◆Day Schedule◆ 【9:30 am】 Meet at Nezu station (C14 / Chiyoda Line Tokyo Metro) 【9:35】Welcome to my house! It takes about 30 seconds from the station to my home. Greeting and choose a kimono from my collection. I will help you to choose and get you dressed in. 【10:30】After wearing kimonos, I take you to the Nezu shrine first to have a photo shooting! The Nezu shirine is one of Japan's oldest shrines, and certainly one of its most attractive.  Nezu Shrine is set in lush greenery, with ponds of carp, pathways that are tunnels of small shrine arches, and elegant, beautifully colored, wooden structures that reflect Japanese culture in all its age and beauty. 【11:30】After the photo shooting, I will take you on a local tour associated with the season. Ex. Yanaka Ginza shopping street, Nezu shrine, Ueno Park by bus, summer festivals our neighbors, Please enjoy four seasons in Japan! 【1:30 pm】 End of the tour and we will help you to take of your kimono! Other things to note Your reservation will be canceled if you are late more than 30 minutes. Because it causes trouble the other guests. Kimono are available on a first come, first severed basis.
English Stand up Comedy by Japanese Comedian
We’ll begin with a 30-minute welcome with a drink included followed by a 60minute comedy show about Japan. (Title "My Japanese Perspective") I’m a Japanese stand-up comedian and I’ll introduce you to Japanese history, religion, culture, sex, and the recommended sightseeing spots in a funny way. After this comedy show, you’ll be able to understand "why Japanese people are like this." At the end of the show, you can mingle with the other guests and we'll all hang out together while I tell you more about Japan. Other things to note Asakusa Smile Bar 〒131-0001 1-16-1 Azumabashi, Sumidaku, Tokyo
Tsukiji (Old) vs Toyosu (New) S.S Tour
We'll start at the new Toyosu—the world's largest fish market. We'll then go to the outer area known as the Tsukiji old market and Tsukiji Uogashi, a new building with fish-selling areas, including a background area that is off-limits to ordinary tourists. We'll drop in for fish while experiencing the authentic and dynamic atmosphere of a wholesale market. After taking some shopping time at the outer area, we'll purchase a variety of fish and head to Asakusa. We'll visit the popular Buddhist Sensō-ji temple before we go to my shop to prepare Kaisekistyle lunch--Traditional Japanese Cuisine--, Kaisen Donburi—sashimi rice bowls—with fresh seafood and more. After our meal, we'll have some surprise treats. Please note that the markets are lively and changing each day. Please arrive on time and be aware that the experience can run over time. Other things to note Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The new market is so huge it will seem like we are viewing a factory. We'll go to the Tsukiji old market after that and enjoy comparing the two marketplaces.
Walk like a local with Shiba dog/豆柴 at Tsukiji/築地 & Ginza/銀座
[Weather] Try checking in advance, to see if enjoyable, as is not recommended for rainy or extremely hot/cold days. Yet, I do anyway walk my dog, basically, every day, as my dog wants, lol. So, all up to you & welcome to request new dates/times, or come back any number of times! [Full customized plans] anywhere across Tokyo, as long as my dog can travel, Lol, even using subway for some part, could be arrangeable by a private booking; for such, more flexibility on weekends with later starting times. [Time/Length] Roughly, local routes on weekdays are 1.5-2 hrs, ~6 km, while refreshing routes on weekends are 2.5-3 hrs, 8~ km (on request) Surely, better come with comfortable walking shoes! [Local routes/basic] walk you through the marketplaces (築地市場) Then, either head to Ginza (銀座) for City walks, or by Sumida River (隅田川) for Nature walks. [Refreshing routes/special] Arrangeable on weekends; one of the favorite picks like Hibiya Park, Imperial Palace Gardens via Marketplaces, Ginza would be refreshing experiences for morning to start! After the walks, take a rest for drinks or brunch at cafes in the Hibiya/Ginza/Tokyo sta. areas. [Lastly] Be easy, follow the dog, and will be part of the local life here, or the dog’s way... During any course, be flexibly open to leave off, whenever, wherever you find interest. So, finishing points, adjustable for optimal experiences.
Cook homemade gyoza with a family
Let’s have a new coming back to Japan!!!! Please send me date and time, I will make schedule. I can host max 10-15 and book a studio. We'd like to share making delicious homemade gyoza. Normal gyoza, VEGAN and GLUTEN FREE to choose. We will share recipes with you and teach you how to prepare the ingredients and materials. It is really healthy and easy to get ingredients in your country. 1. We will start by preparing the gyoza wrapper. As soon we made the dough, we will do the filling. After the filling, rolling the wrappers/sheets is a must. You will learn how to shape gyoza by hand, not with molds. Once all the gyozas are done, we will cook on the hot plate. Gyoza can be done with various fillings. The ones we are going to do will use basic ingredients: meat, pork, and vegetables. If you are vegetarian, vegan, or Muslim, please let us know, and we will substitute with tofu. If you have food allergies, please let us know. From here, you will have learned how to prepare the flour, wrap, and cook. Enjoy eating gyoza as much as we do. 2. Once we finish making the gyoza, we will show you how to cook 3 different type of gyozas. 'Pan fried gyoza, Deep fried gyoza, boil gyoza' It is easy and delicious for parties to normal daily dinner. We are very excited to meet everyone, please write to us. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food that you cannot eat.
Tokyo waterway night paddling
Let’s explore Tokyo from different angles by kayak with the specialist! You can enjoy magnificent scenery which suits a surface of the water with sunset and night view with Skytree. I will explain about myself and share experience of travel many places by kayak. After telling the basics, it’s time to start paddling kayak by yourself. The course is mainly quiet and local residential area, so you will feel the real atmosphere of Tokyo. The attraction of kayak is paddling with only your power and feeling great sense of accomplishment after you arrived at destination. I’ve been fascinated with that and continued kayaking about for 20 years. I want you feel that super feeling as the same as I feel and the view of Tokyo from Kayak will be unforgettable memory for you! Other things to note Please contact me if your group is more than 7 people. If you would like a day not on schedule in 2021, please contact me. I’m reducing the schedule because there are no new arrivals
Food & Drinks Bar Tour- Discover Unique Tokyo Nightlife
Tokyo has so much to offer and one of the many incredible things you can do is to immerse in Tokyo's nightlife! During our barhopping tour, we will visit three to four restaurants, bars and clubs in total. If you want to continue with your night, we know a lot of places we can recommend to you. You will get a free shot at every spot! Most places that we visit will have delicious food options, so make sure to come hungry and thirsty :) Tokyo has a fascinating nightlife scene that you should experience first-hand! Get ready to spend the evening chatting, meeting new people & discovering hidden bars and spots in Tokyo!
Paddle to Tokyo Skytree
We will go on a sea kayak journey to Tokyo Skytree, a symbol of the city. At 634 meters (2,080 feet), it's the tallest tower in Japan, and was designed in the image of a big tree stretching up into the blue sky. Our course will be a round trip of two and half hours. On the way, you will see the scenery of the city in harmony with nature—a kingfisher like a blue arrow, a family of ducks floating elegantly, migratory birds by season, jumping fish, and drifting jellyfish. In the oasis of the city, there are a lot of creatures. You will discover the appearance of the new Tokyo. This experience is beginner-friendly, and corresponds to all levels of kayaking. There is very little current, and the waterways are peaceful, so it's suitable for beginners. If you don't have confidence, tandem kayaks are available. A kayak doesn’t rely on motor power, and we will be able to slowly advance with the flow of the city. Other things to note Please contact me if your group is more than 6 people. If you would like a day not on schedule in 2021, please contact me. I'm reducing the schedule because there are no new arrivals
Premium Day Tour for Tokyo Layovers via Train System
You've landed in Tokyo waaaay before the sun rises for your layover and you'll be in the city less than 24 hours. Since Tokyo is one of the most unique cities in the world, you want to enjoy the sights and culture for a few hours, but are not quite sure how go about it. Don't worry, I got you! This premium, all inclusive day tour will allow you to really take in and enjoy Tokyo while you power through jet lag - I handle all the details so you don't have to. I will meet you at the airport (Narita or Haneda) where I can help with luggage storage and obtaining transit cards. Then we will start exploring the city on the trains for about 6-7 hours and grab a casual lunch at a local restaurant (think noodles, yakitori, or sushi plates). We'll visit places like temples, Shibuya, observation decks, and street markets, but we can squeeze in places you really want to see such as the anime district. We'll end the tour with me ensuring you get back to the airport in time for your next flight. You do not need yen for this tour - everything is included, even small souvenirs and snacks. If you want to spend ¥5000 on chopsticks, though, we'll figure something out. Here for more than 24 hours? Consider my highly rated half day tour! https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/4395394 FYI, I am a one man show juggling a couple different experiences, so please message me for availability!
Become a Local in Tokyo
You can experience what it feels like being a local in Tokyo! I can tell you what it's like working/living here. Show me your itinerary, I'll give you advice! Once we gather, I'll first give you a quick guide around Shibuya Station, one of the busiest stations in the world! (Around 1-1.5hrs) After, we will go to an izakaya where you can experience a variety of Japanese food. There, we will get several Japanese dishes and drinks. I will prepare you a course meal at the izakaya, so your preferences will be needed! (Around 2-2.5hrs) I'll give you advice on your itinerary, tips in Japan, anything to make your time in Japan a more memorable one. Hope all the guests here can become friends! :D The price includes all the food and drinks. For details please look below. Other things to note If you have any food allergies, please tell me in advance. Depending on the allergy, your options can be limited since Japanese dishes use various ingredients. We will eat meat/fish but if your are a vegetarian/pescatarian, I'll try my best to arrange the order.
Easy healthy bento with little matcha muffins
Let’s have a new coming back to Japan!!!! This month we will make Totoro bento using beans/tofu wrappers/skins. Welcome vegetarian and vegan. Please send me date and time, I will make schedule. I can host max 10-15 and book a studio. Let’s make beautiful bento lunch box and sakura matcha muffin. We will share recipes with you and guide you how to prepare the ingredients and materials that we need to make our cakes and food. Once finish, we will have bento and cakes for our lunch. Please let us know if you have allergies or foods you don't like to eat. Bento box does not contain raw fish or uncooked food. This experience can holds up maximum 4 if you are family or if you need to be a group. Please do not hesitate to write to us if you have questions. We can change the group size for you to make reservation. We hope everyone will have good time together making bento.
Akihabara Anime Hipster Tour :)
I will take you on a personalized visit to Akihabara—the Tokyo district known as the anime capital of Japan! I know the super hip, out-of-the-way places in Akihabara ;)!!! This will be super fun and exciting with me, a Japanese voice-over actress. There is so much to see that it can be overwhelming, but because you have me, this will be a carefree experience for you. First, I will treat you to coffee to get started, then we'll go for a quick bite at a traditional Japanese food stand. Then we'll visit some cosplay shops, and you will be able to get pictures taken with me along the way. Do not forget, I am an anime geek and actress, so this will be an entertaining experience. You will not be disappointed. Other things to note Akihabara is centrally located. Some of the best shops do not accept credit cards, so it's a good idea to bring some cash. Depending on the weather, you may need to bring a rain jacket and umbrella :)
Mochi Making and Wagashi Class
We will start off this experience by learning about cultural aspects about mochi and the traditional sweets. Then we will go on to learning the various sweets: 1. Making mochi (rice cakes) using glutinous rice flour. You will learn how to make strawberry daifuku mochi. 2. Making your own dango (mochi balls on skewers) by mixing water with two kinds of rice flour, sugar and water and coloring it. 3. Making two kinds of seasonal "nerikiri wagashi"—traditional Japanese sweets. We'll start off with the dough making then you will color and shape the dough into a seasonal motif. 4. Finally, you will taste your creations with a bowl of matcha green tea that you will learn how to make. If you cannot finish the sweets you can take them with you in a box. You will be notified if the class if it is a Wagashi Only Class or a Mochi Only Class at the time of booking. *Other fruits may be used in case strawberries are not available. A similar experience, "The Art of Making Japanese Mochi" is available online. https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1676178 Other things to note Please state any food allergies or special diet at the time of booking. Children under the age of 4 are not allowed in class due to safety reasons.
  1. Airbnb
  2. Japan
  3. Chiba Region