Rain in Kabukicho red light district

Rain in Kabukicho red light district

Before photography school started last month, I had some spare time to keep on running around wild with my Fujifilm camera on hand. And there was a special time and place I wanted to shoot, Kabukicho, by night, under the rain. This is a short photogallery of that...
Shinjuku Omoide yokocho yakitori alleys

Shinjuku Omoide yokocho yakitori alleys

Next to Shinjuku station, on the west area lies the narrowest area for yakitori bars. In the postwar era, many shopping districts were built, but few survived the pass of the years and contemporary times. Shinjuku was a transit area between residential districts, and...
Things to do in Kabukicho

Things to do in Kabukicho

Shinjuku, my second residence has the red light district of Tokyo, and despite it’s bad reputation, Kabukicho was once my playground. Saying it that way seems that I’m the night king of the sleepless town, but that’s not what I meant. The truth is,...
All the hype at Robot Restaurant

All the hype at Robot Restaurant

Three years have passed since their opening in 2012, and the increase on popularity seems to not have a limit. Already becoming one of the main must do things in Tokyo, the Robot Restaurant is the king of shows and hype in Kabukicho. Already seen the show twice for...
Slice of heaven for Square Enix fans, Artnia

Slice of heaven for Square Enix fans, Artnia

I used to live in Tokyo for the past 2 years, and more precisely, I had just around the corner the Square Enix HQ, and besides the building, there is the Square Enix fans sanctuary, Artnia. To get there, the most comfortable option is to drop off at Higashi Shinjuku...
Ana Hachimangu shrine, Waseda

Ana Hachimangu shrine, Waseda

Hachimangu “八幡具” shrines are all along Japan, and are dedicated to the divinity of archery and war. The one in Waseda is located near the campus of Waseda University and is quite a calm shrine to visit. Share the...

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Travel photographer and journalist. Degree in Tourism management and master's degree in Travel Journalism. Lived and studied in Tokyo for more than 2 years, where I started my blog Hype in Tokyo. I kept the name from that period in Tokyo for my travel projects as a memento of where it all started.

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