Culture

The best of Tokyo culture – art, music, theatre, film, TV and more

11 best art museums in Tokyo

11 best art museums in Tokyo

Our picks for the best art museums in Tokyo, from traditional Japanese paintings to Renaissance classics and contemporary works

Best art exhibitions in Tokyo right now

Best art exhibitions in Tokyo right now

What's on right now at Tokyo's most popular galleries: from innovative sculptures by Isamu Noguchi to an exhibit dedicated to the cult classic anime 'Akira'

7 Japanese words and concepts anyone can relate to

7 Japanese words and concepts anyone can relate to

Learn these common everyday terms from Japan – they will make your life easier and more fulfilling

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Most popular art events right now

Designart Tokyo

Designart Tokyo

A festival dedicated to all things – you guessed it – beautiful and artistic, Designart Tokyo is back for its fifth edition this year. It's...

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The best art in Tokyo

Film & TV

Best anime of the Heisei era

Best anime of the Heisei era

The Heisei era saw big developments in animation, evolving from hand-drawn works to cutting-edge computer graphics

The best of the Tokyo music scene

Best jazz bars in Tokyo

Best jazz bars in Tokyo

Tokyo is Asia's jazz capital, with great shows taking place daily in tiny bars and mega-clubs

Best music bars in Tokyo

Best music bars in Tokyo

A laidback drinking experience, music bars are known for their curated playlists and extensive vinyl collections