Tokyo is kind of the Differentville mothership. There are so many fun and unusual things to do in Tokyo I could fill a whole blog about them…. but in this post, I’ve narrowed it down to 47 unique Tokyo ideas.
Vending machines in Japan are amazing. You can buy everything from them – cold drinks, soup, beer – and in one machine, bananas. Every time I’ve been to Tokyo, a trip to the banana vending machine has been on my must-do list – so here’s how to add it to yours.
There aren’t many places in the world where wanting to see a robot is on people’s lists of must-dos – but Tokyo isn’t like many places in the world. So, if you’re wondering exactly where to see a robot in Tokyo, we have the answer. Whether you want your robot cute and fluffy, slightly scary …
A restaurant totally staffed by women shouldn’t really make it onto a blog about the slightly quirky things to see in the world – it sounds pretty normal; but when it comes to making sushi in Japan female chefs are extremely rare – which makes Nadeshico, Tokyo’s first all-female staffed sushi restaurant, worth a visit (and it’s not the only unique sushi bar we found).
If you’re looking for a fun way to spend some time – and some money – in Tokyo, collecting Gachapon toys could be it. Here’s what you need to know
Asakusa is best known as one of Tokyo’s older, atmospheric districts, but that doesn’t mean it’s not full of cool and quirky sights – you just need to know where to find them. And we do!
He’s one of the most famous residents so it’s no surprise that there are a few Godzilla sights in Tokyo. Check out our guide to help you find them all (including a hidden gem that it’s very easy to miss). We’ll also explain how to book the famous Godzilla hotel room.
If you’re looking to visit a smaller area of Tokyo, then you might want to try Sugamo. It’s where the older residents of Tokyo shop – and it’s full of quirky charm (and very fluffy duck butt).
When I asked my friend to take me somewhere very Japanese in Tokyo, I wasn’t expecting to end up pretending to escape a vampire! But that’s what happens when you visit the Tokyo Trick Art Museum. And here’s what you need to know to do the same.
Hedgehog cafes are a thing in Tokyo and one of the cutest is Chiku Chiku in Shibuya. Find out why – and see the adorable spiky pictures here.