Tokyo Japan Life in English

Beneficial, profitable and practical information for Tokyo/Japan life in English for the English-speaking people living and visiting Tokyo and even people who just want to know about Tokyo/Japan anywhere in the world

I've lived in Tokyo now for 18 years since I got back from US.
I went to college in the States about 20 years ago, and when I remember back, what I needed the most was the information.
The only information source for me at that time when internet was not in people's life was just friends.
But now, here we are, in the world we can access to whatever we want to know only if you have a computer or phone.
So, I decided to write about Tokyo life and what I think about living, visiting, enjoying, working, and even raising kids in Japan.

As I wrote in my previous post, there are lots of restaurants at Ebisu.But, there are the best options for each food.I wrote about Ebisu Italian restaurant the other day.*Reference: My Favorite Italian Lunch at EbisuAnd today, I would like to introduce ...

Have you noticed that there are more and more foreign staffs at the convenience stores in Tokyo?Year by year we see less and less Japanese workers at the convenience stores.There is no inconvenience with foreign staffs at the convenience stores.But, wh ...

Ebisu is one of the areas in Tokyo I like.It's not too crowded, but there are many nice shops and restaurants.I actually work at Ebisu area.There are so many Italian restaurants at Ebisu.But, I think some are too expensive and some are just not good.An ...

You like MUJI?Some of their products is now definitely the necessities of my life.The first one is the bath towel.*Reference: The Best Bath Towel to Buy in TokyoWe've been using only this bath towel for a while.And the "MUJI Week" their 10% discount we ...

I love curry like most of the other Japanese people.I love the Japanese curry to cook at home and also the Indian curry to eat at restaurant.Those are totally different two kinds of curry.And there is a favorite Indian curry restaurant in Tokyo.I had b ...

I do know that snack is not "GOOD" for me.I'm pretty much always in need to loose weight.BUT, since I know how "GOOD" it tastes, I allow myself to have one snack a week.If the amount is limited, I want to have something "very good" instead of just any ...

When I was a child, I hated dentist!It was a place of terror and pain.photo by Giulio D'AlfonsoI hated it so much that I practiced hard to brush my teeth.Since then, I've not had to go to dentist so often.As raising my children, I feel that the oral ca ...

It's been a quite a while since the last time I got to go out to eat by myself.I've just got a chance the other day for a bowl of Ramen and I went to a Ramen restaurant I'd never been to since then.It's "KOTOMI-YA" near Kuramae station.I was seeing man ...

My cat is now 6 years old, and that's about how long I've lived with her.Ever since I started to live with her, like other cat owners I started to look for the toy she likes.And, I've bought several kinds of cat toys for her.Ball, rat-shape, stick, str ...

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