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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Ishigaki

Things are slowly going back to normal here in Japan and we hope to be able to soon resume our weekly “Let’s Visit Tokyo” series and to provide you with your weekly fix of video! Meanwhile here you are a rather long video I shot last w[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Ishigaki
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Shinkansen Edition

Let’s Visit Tokyo is not dead and we will resume our video as soon as we can, meanwhile let’s enjoy this Shinkansen footage shot by Benoa-San a couple of weeks ago… Meanwhile let’s pray for those who are risking their life everyday at [...]
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Japanese iPad 2 Fans Turn Attention and Piggy Banks Toward the Relief Effort

With iPad 2 releases going ahead around the world as originally scheduled tomorrow, spare a thought for the iPad loving masses in Japan, who were recently told that in light of the Great Tohoku-Kanto Earthquake, that release of the iPa[...]
Japanese iPad 2 Fans Turn Attention and Piggy Banks Toward the Relief Effort
Japanese iPad 2 Fans Turn Attention and Piggy Banks Toward the Relief Effort

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Rimonya park

Another day, another Park! Today we will walk alongside an artificial pound of the Rimonya park located just a few minutes away by walk from Gakugei-daigaku train station. Here as well there is nothing really special about this place b[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Shinjuku Drive

Here you are another “Drive” experiment from Benoa-San where he will drive us in its to Tokyo’s City hall in Shinjiku. Unlike last time where we replaced the video’s audio track with some background music, we decided this time to leave[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Rinshin No Mori

A few minutes away by walk from Musashi-Koyama, Rinshi No Mori is one of these typical Japanese public parks where kids comes to play with parents, enjoy playing baseball and where adults comes to jog a little. Nothing particular at Ri[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Rinshin No Mori
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O.T It never stops Snowing in Japan does it?

Just a quick O.T (Out of Topic) before we jump back to MWC. Last month my family and I went to Tokamachi in Niigat where he had from 2 to 3m of Snow and this week-end we decided to take a three day rest in our House in Izukogen by the [...]
O.T It never stops Snowing in Japan does it?
O.T It never stops Snowing in Japan does it?O.T It never stops Snowing in Japan does it?O.T It never stops Snowing in Japan does it?

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Musashi-Koyama

Musashi-Koyama is one of these little villages in Tokyo that we love visiting. There is nothing special about Musashi-Koyama, except maybe its very long covered shopping street, its small restaurants and the fact that a famous British [...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Musashi-Koyama
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Sky Tree

Sky Tree is set to be the tallest building in Tokyo area, and set to compensate Tokyo Tower lack of “power” when it comes to broadcast digital TV within Tokyo Area. Yes, like the Effeil Tower, both Tokyo Tower and Sky Tree are mainly u[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Teppanyaki Fever II

I admit that during this period of long holidays I did not have much time nor much courage to shoot some video for you guys, however, yesterday for first lunch of the year my family and I decided to treat ourselves with a nice little T[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Teppanyaki Fever II
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Crashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCD

Let’s start the day off with a crashbaby post! This is the Keihin Tohoku line on the vast JR East network, easily identifiable by its light blue stripe and color designation on maps and signs. It serves three prefectures and runs[...]
Crashbaby: Keihin Tohoku Line LCD
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Tokyo Metro Assembly Thought of the Children, Passes Anti-porn Bill

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passed an ordinance yesterday that amends a law that prevents the rent and sale to minors of “harmful publications”, expanding it to include “glorified or exaggerated explicit depiction[...]
Tokyo Metro Assembly Thought of the Children, Passes Anti-porn Bill

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Tachiaigawa

Tachiaigawa, is one of many villages stuck in Tokyo. There is nothing really mind-blowing about Tachiaigawa, but having a fisherman like village stuck in the amazingly huge Tokyo and between highways and huge corporation is somehow sur[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Quick walk Yasukuni

Benoa-san‘s Canon S95 is giving us a quick overview of the rather popular but also highly controversial Yasukuni Shrine. This Shrine (Temple) is dedicated to soldiers or anyone who died fighting for the Japanese Emperor mainly du[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Quick walk in Ginza

Another short video from Benoa-San with this Quick Walk in Ginza. Today we will follow Benoa from the Subway to Ginza main street. Japanese people like to compare Ginza to the “Champs-Élysées” in Paris, well personally I think this is [...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Quick walk in Ginza

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Yurikamome-Line

Todays’ video is a bit special; I shot this while going to visit a friend of mine who was staying in a Hotel at Odaiba. This video has been shot with my 5D MK II at night with the 24-105 from Canon at ISO 4000. This may not the most am[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Kawaguchiko

And nope today we won’t visit some of Tokyo’s finest street, but we will rather join once again Benoa-San who decided to shoot some gorgeous videos around Kawaguchiko, a none the less splendid lake closed to Fujisan (mount Fuji). I had[...]
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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Harajuku quick walk

Harajuku is one of Tokyo’s most famous shopping area, but also famous for its “eccentricity”. Today Benoa-San will guide use from along side Omotesando “Street” starting from the Omotesando Eki up to Harajuku Eki in front of the Meji J[...]
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Sharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo Station

Sharp Corporation sends over news that they will install a whopping 330-inch display in Tokyo Station starting this Friday, made up of eighteen 60-inch bezel-less screen – covered here back in June – that will display Sharp[...]
Sharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo Station
Sharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo StationSharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo StationSharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo StationSharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo StationSharp to Unveil 330-inch Screen at Tokyo Station

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Digital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal Exhibits

Digital Content Expo opened at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Odaiba, Tokyo, today. I went to cover it, and I gotta say – I wasn’t too impressed with the exhibits: Panasonic had their 3D video cam[...]
Digital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal Exhibits
Digital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal ExhibitsDigital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal ExhibitsDigital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal ExhibitsDigital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal ExhibitsDigital Content Expo Opens, Full of Dismal Exhibits

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Let’s Drive Part II

You apparently loved last week let’s visit Tokyo video Shot by Benoa-San, and actually so did I! Today Benoa-San decided to give another try to its famous “ride” series and tired, with success and talent, to use the “miniature” or “til[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Let’s Drive Part II

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Let’s Drive

I would like to welcome today Benoa-San (Benoist), from Image-Japan.net that you will see time to time on the “Let’s Visit Tokyo” section of Akihabara News. To tell you the truth I am very happy that Benoa-San is helping me on this one[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Let’s Drive

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