Tokyo Weekender May 2016 Issue: Japan’s number one English language magazine


Tokyo Weekender May 2016 Issue: Japan’s number one English language magazine
For more than 45 years, Tokyo Weekender has been helping the city’s English-speaking community get the most out of Tokyo. From travel tips, event listings, and reviews of the latest restaurants and bars to interviews with public figures and in-depth articles on social affairs, Tokyo Weekender has something for everyone.


Table of Contents

- radar
THIS MONTH’S HEAD TURNERS

7 AREA GUIDE: EBISU
Already know the neighborhood? We’ve thrown in a few new spots to explore

10 STYLE WISH LIST
Spring fashion for in-between weather, starring Miu Miu pumps and Gucci loafers

12 TRENDS
Good news for global foodies: prepare to enjoy Greek, German, and British cuisine


- in-depth
COFFEE-BREAK READS

17 HAKONE TRAVEL SPECIAL
Our nine-page guide offers tips on what to do, where to stay, and how to get around

26 THE FLOWER GUY
Nicolai Bergmann on his upcoming shows and the impact of his famed flower boxes

28 JUNK ROCK
We chat to M83 frontman Anthony Gonzalez ahead of his Tokyo performance this month

29 BEING LGBT IN JAPAN
To celebrate Tokyo Rainbow Pride, we invited popular personalities to share their experiences

32 BEAUTY
The secrets of sake for beautiful skin, and Andaz Tokyo’s brand-new spa menu

34 GIRL POWER
Could Hiromi Miyake be Japan’s next gold-winning weightlifter?


- guide
CULTURE ROUNDUP

41 THE ART WORLD
Must-see exhibitions including Ryan McGinley’s nudes and Ville Andersson’s “silent” art

43 MOVIES
Three films from Japanese distributor Gaga that you don’t want to miss

44 AGENDA
Escape with electro, join Tokyo’s wildest matsuri, and be inspired at Design Festa Vol. 43

46 PEOPLE, PARTIES, PLACES
Dewi and her dogs hit Yoyogi and Leo DiCaprio comes to town

50 BACK IN THE DAY
This month in 1981: “Young Texan Becomes Sumodom’s 1st Caucasian Tryout”

Details Tokyo Weekender May 2016 Issue: Japan’s number one English language magazine

Title Tokyo Weekender May 2016 Issue: Japan’s number one English language magazine
AuthorENGAWA株式会社
Release Date1st Jun 2016
PublisherENGAWA K.K.
FormatKindle eBook
LanguageEnglish
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