Daniel Njenga pushed through the rain to win the 2007 Tokyo marathon. He won it in just 2 hours 9 minutes 45 seconds.
Japan’s Tomoyuki Sato came in second.
For the first time in 130 years, Tokyo has gone without snow. In what has been a very mild winter, retailers have been disappointed with the lull in sales for winter related goods.
Madonna has just finished a commercial to promote a new high rise development in Tokyo.
The commercial was filmed in London.
Kotako.com is sending two lucky people to see the Tokyo Game Show.
Click here for entry details.
A new art musuem opens this week in Roppongi.
Here are the details of the new gallery.
A futuristic exhibition has opened at Miraikan or the the Future museum in Tokyo. It is the first time a non-Japanese exhibitor has worked at the museum.
I have started working on an Azabu Juban area guide. It is one of my favorite areas in Tokyo and will hopefully get time to add more information on the many bar and restaurant options available in the area in the coming months.
There is a definite environmental focus to this years car show.
Many manufacturers are showing off their latest hybrids, and some zero-emission fuel-cell cars.
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This was supposed to have opened last week according to this article.
I haven’t bought a PSP yet but it is definitely on my wishlist. It is also interesting they decided to open it in Ginza rather than Akihabara.
It is located in the Sony Plaza building.
Chris G. has written a humorous but notheless serious article advising travelers to Japan to take care of “gaijin’s foot”.
Read more about it here.