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The Kong Show visits Ginza Six

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We went to the new Ginza Six shopping complex on opening night and made this short video. All the details about this new shopping complex can be found here on our newly designed site. Read

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The Kong Show: Get Wired up at Asakusa hotel

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In this short video interview, we’ll take a quick walk through and get a peek into some of the various rooms of the newly-opened Wired Hotel in the Asakusa area of Tokyo. Asakusa is a favorite destination for travelers from all over the world mostly because there’s so much to… Read

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The Kong Show: Something special for the 'sakura'

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It's springtime in Japan, which is cherry blossom season, better known as "sakura." And to celebrate this magical season of renewal, many restaurants in Japan, like BLT Steak in Tokyo, have developed a seasonal menu to satiate the ever-searching palette of Tokyoites looking for something new. You can see pictures… Read

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The Kong Show: A chat with Hawaii's Daniel Ho

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Singer/songwriter and 6-time Grammy award winner, Hawaii's Daniel Ho, recently recorded a CD with Japan's No. 1 guitar god, Tak Matsumoto of the B'z. The CD is titled "Electric Island Acoustic Sea" and the album showcases the talents of two very different musicians; Daniel who is somewhat of a laid… Read

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The Kong Show previews St Patrick's Day

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In this brief, on the street interview, we're talking with Declan Somers who provides everything you need to know about St Patrick's Day celebrations and Sunday's parade in Tokyo. Read

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The Kong Show has some ideas for White Day

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If you're a male living in Japan, you're probably aware that March 14 is White Day and the pressure is on to repay all the ladies that gave you chocolate for Valentine's Day. And, if there's someone truly special in your life, that might call for some truly special gourmet… Read

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The Kong Show chats with Nathan East

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In our backseat of a Tokyo taxi interview, world renowned bassist Nathan East introduces us to a few songs from his newest solo CD titled “REVERENCE.” Within the 14 songs on this CD, Nathan calls on the talents of such superstars as Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Earth Wind &… Read

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The Kong Show visits Alexander’s Steakhouse

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When you need to impress, there is no place better place for a fine dining experience than Alexander’s Steakhouse on the 42nd floor of Shiodome City Center in Tokyo. A visit to this immaculate new restaurant will provide you with the finest wagyu and aged steaks, a huge selection of… Read

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The Kong Show tries some award-winning beef at Ushigoro

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If you like high quality beef, we have little doubt you’ll love the dining experience at Ushigoro, an award-winning, Tokyo-based restaurant that specializes in top quality, A5 rank, Wagyu beef. We had a chance to visit the restaurant and experience one of the four different course menus. Naturally, we brought… Read

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The Kong Show talks to author Bob Tobin about his new book

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In this edition of the Kong Show, we’ll be talking with Tokyo resident and book author Dr Robert Tobin. Tobin has just released his second book in Japan (in Japanese), which you’ll be hearing about during this interview. Dr Tobin has written more than 30 articles on the topics of… Read