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set in tokyo!

Travel to Japan right now – or make that long flight shorter! – by losing yourself in an Only In Tokyo mystery. Book#1: NIGHTSHADE First in an all-new series of mysteries that could happen only in […]
set in tokyo!

JANUARY

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN JANUARY 2016 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • have a great time at one of tokyo’s shrine festivals JAN […]
JANUARY

FEBRUARY

CLICK on date to find out more, and get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN FEBRUARY 2016 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #events • be stunned by the beautiful flower arrangements at tokyo flower […]
FEBRUARY

MARCH

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN MARCH 2016 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • walk over hot coals at the firewalking festival at mt. […]
MARCH

APRIL

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN APRIL 2016 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • lose yourself on a hillside of azaleas at the nezu […]
APRIL

MAY

CLICK ON DATE to find out more, and get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN MAY 2016 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • see hundreds of carp flags flying at tokyo tower for childrens’ […]
MAY

JUNE

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN JUNE 2016 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • glimpse fantastic carved floats at the sanno matsuri festival JUNE 7 – 17 […]
JUNE

JULY

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN JULY 2015 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • party with the star-crossed lovers at the shitamachi tanabata […]
JULY

AUGUST

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN AUGUST 2015 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • join the bon odori dancing at ikegami honmonji AUG 3-4 • […]
AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN SEPTEMBER 2015 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • watch larger than life gods & demons parade through the […]
SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN OCTOBER 2015 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • don’t miss the festival of 10,000 lanterns at the ikegamo […]
OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN NOVEMBER 2015 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • see horseback archery & sumo wrestlers at the meiji shrine autumn […]
NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

CLICK on date to find out more & get maps! WHAT DO DO IN TOKYO IN DECEMBER 2015 – LINKS BY CATEGORY: #festivals • watch the 47 ronin parade through town in full samurai […]
DECEMBER

#seasonal extravaganzas

CLICK on photos to see what seasonal extravaganza is happening while you’re in tokyo! January Okay, there are no flowers in january, but… February March April May June July August September October November December MAPS […]
#seasonal extravaganzas

#maps by neighborhood

maps to stores & attractions, grouped by neighborhood A-Z AKIHABARA akihabara area map aki-oka artisan co-op don kihote akihabara branch gundam café/AKB48 café kanda myoujin anime shrine super potato vintage games & game systems store • […]
#maps by neighborhood

Nightshade

First in an all-new series of mysteries that could happen only in Tokyo… Tokyo Detective Kenji Nakamura thinks the bodies discovered in a car at the local shrine look like a group suicide…until he sees […]
Nightshade

Fallen Angel

The dangers of wealth and beauty emerge from the shadows in the latest Only in Tokyo Mystery… Like a modern geisha, Hoshi makes a handsome living as the #1 hostboy at […]
Fallen Angel

Idolmaker

In the wake of a deadly disaster, a killer seizes the chance to commit the perfect crime… An earthquake strikes Tokyo, and when the dust settles at the Tabata Shrine, it’s discovered that the […]
Idolmaker

MAY 16 date change

  although the sanja matsuri continues all weekend, the big parade with tattooed gangsters and costumed geisha is actually on friday, may 15 not saturday, may 16.