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Paul McInnes

Paul is the editor of TW. His work has appeared in several English-language publications in Japan and overseas including The Japan Times, Tokyo Art Beat and Stylus.

Articles by Paul

Roppongi is a name recognized the world over. Like London’s Soho or New York’s Meatpacking district, Roppongi has, since the ‘50s, been synonymous with entertainment and the party scene. In the ‘70s…

Shinjuku is at the center of everything. It encapsulates every visitor’s dream of the Japanese capital through its exhilarating insanity, bright lights, sleaze and crazy, inexhaustible entertainment options. It has the biggest…

It’s easy to think of Shibuya as the center of Tokyo. It’s on the Yamanote Line squashed between Harajuku, Ebisu and Daikanyama and has everything you’ll ever need from garish karaoke rooms…

At the height of the Japanese economic bubble in the ’80s, Ginza was at the center of it all. The posterboy of capitalism. Full of swagger and big, bold, monied and strutting…

Craving peace and quiet? Explore the charms of Shakujii Koen. Park Off Tokyoites, to some, could be viewed as a bit aloof and snobbish. A Japanese pal once said that central dwellers…

Tsukuda isn’t exactly a physical place. It’s more of an idea, a utopia, an idyll. Separated, by means of a simple road, from neighboring Tsukishima – home of the much-loved monjayaki –…

Brands with more than a century’s history aren’t usually found on the backstreets of Harajuku. Ura-Hara, as the area is more commonly known, is usually the playground for experimental up-and-coming street fashion labels. But British…

Surrounded by the extravagance of areas such as Marunouchi, Ginza, Hibiya and Shimbashi, this old-school neighborhood is something of an island extending in a narrow strip beneath the Yamanote line. But it…