Welcome to Tokyo Kenchan

Just another Japanese man making YouTube videos about travel topics in Japan, especially about Tokyo.

This is a site to support the YouTube channel for someone who likes to see information by reading. Sorry contents is not catching up with the videos. 😅 Have a great trip to Japan.

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Key Readings / Videos


City Transportations

  • Narita Airport (NRT) to Tokyo
  • Haneda Airport (HND) to Tokyo
  • Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka / Kyoto
  • Tokyo’s Train system and Map 
  • Get IC cards Suica and Pasmo  (sales of IC cards are currently suspended.)

Tokyo Area Guides

  • Top 10 Areas in Tokyo
  • ASAKUA Read
  • UENO Read
  • SHINJUKU Read 
  • GINZA 

Inter City Travel Guides

  • How to Get from Tokyo to Kyoto –  Shinkansen & Luggage  Read
  • Where to Buy Shinkansen Tickets
  • Online Reservation Site for Tokaido Shinkansen EX Read
  • Japan Rail Pass guide Read 
  • Is JR Pass worth it in 2024?
  • Regional Passes

How to Enjoy Tokyo

  • Tokyo in a Day
  • When to visit Tokyo
  • What and Where to Shop  Read
  • What to know for Tokyo trip
  • First Time in Tokyo – What to See Read

Tokyo Attractions

  • Watchi Kabuki  
  • Watch Sumo 
  • 4 Hidden Gem Temples in Tokyo
  • Tokyo Station Guide Read 
  • How to get to Disney Resort
  • Free Observatories in Tokyo 

Travel Tips

  • First 1 Hour in Japan
  • eSIM vs Rental WiFI  Read
  • Must Pack Items for Japan

Eating in Tokyo

  • 7 Vegan Restaurants in Tokyo
  • Chain Restaurants in Tokyo Read 
  • Where to Eat Breakfast in Tokyo
  • Guide to Japanese Sake Read


  • Where to stay in Tokyo :
  • Hotel Choices in Tokyo :
  • Ryokan – Japanese Traditional Inn :
  • Shinagawa Prince Hotel :

Seasonal Topics / News

  • January: Where to go for the New Years in Japan
  • February: Kawazu Cherry Blossom and East Izu
  • March: When and Where to see Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo
  • July: Summer in Tokyo
  • December: Illuminations in Tokyo

Day Trip Guide from Tokyo         

Destinations in Japan

  • 10 Best Day Trip Destinations from Tokyo Read  
  • Hakone
  • Nikko
  • Kamakura      
  • Mt.Takao   
  • Kawaguchiko & Mt.Fuji
Kansai – Around Osaka

  • Kyoto First Time Guide
  • 21 Things to do in Kyoto
  • Osaka 
  • Universal Studios Japan Guide (PR)
  • Nara 
  Northern Japan

  • Sapporo
  • Hakodate
Central Japan

  • Nagano – Zenkoji 
  • Hakuba
  • Kamikochi
Western / Southern Japan



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