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Motel #203

Bars  |  Nov 26 2009

Walking into Shinjuku Ni-chome's women-only Motel #203 is like arriving a little late to a ...

Janny’s

Shops  |  Sep 17 2009

Easy to find, with a sign located just across the street from popular Advocates Cafe, Janny’s ...

Treffpunkt

Bars , Clubs  |  Sep 17 2009

A small club near Tokyo’s business areas, laid out in such a way that it takes a while to ...

Spartacus

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

The adverts for Spartacus say nobody ‘over 40 or ill-mannered’ will be admitted. As the club is ...

Jinya

This gay bathhouse may be smaller than the three 24 Kaikan, but it certainly dwarfs ordinary ...

Tactics

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

West and south of Shinbashi station are hundreds of bars where hard-working Japanese ...

Tac’s Knot

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

Each month the walls of this tiny cocktail bar display the work of a different local gay ...

Snack 24

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

This bar, associated with the nearby branch of 24 Kaikan, consists of two sections, with street ...

Papi Chulos

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

One of Ni-chome’s newest bars (opened in summer 2004), Papi Chulos is a friendly place, ...

New Sazae

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

Despite the ‘new’ in its name, this is a blast from the past - specifically the 1970s - in ...

Monsoon

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

A small, inexpensive, formerly men-only bar that now admits everyone. Unusually long opening ...

Kusuo

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

A karaoke cathedral and one of the biggest gay bars in Tokyo, Kusuo not only has plenty of room ...

Kinsmen

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

A fixture on the anglophone gay scene for more than two decades, this spacious bar has been run ...

Go Round

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

Opened in 2006, this is one of the newest additions to Ni-chome’s ever-changing gay bar scene. ...

GB

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

Shinjuku’s GB has long been the most famous bar in Tokyo for East/West encounters of the gay ...

Fuji

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

After recent renovations this long-standing basement karaoke bar has begun to draw a younger, ...

Fellow

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

Drawing mainly middle-aged athletes, this is a good place for a refreshing cool-down drink ...

Dragon 

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Bars , Clubs  |  Sep 17 2009

Dragon is an aggressively male space in which women may not feel entirely welcome. On the other ...

Advocates Café

Restaurants & Cafés  |  Sep 17 2009

With its zebra-striped walls and mirrored disco balls, this is not your average pavement cafe. ...

Advocates Bar

Bars  |  Sep 17 2009

This small, smoky basement dance bar has a separate entrance around the corner from its sister, ...


Gan-Ban 10th Anniversary Special 

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Clubs , Music
Thu Feb 10, 2011AgeHa

Scissor Sisters, Takkyu Ishino, Shinichi Osawa, Lovefoxx... the Gan-Ban 10th Anniversary ...

Gan-Ban 10th Anniversary Special

Tokyo SuperStar Awards GaLa

Around Town
Sat Dec 4, 2010Tokyo Metropolitan Gobernment Offices, South side of Main Building No.1 45F

A newly established event that aims to acknowledge, applaud and award the activities of ...

Tokyo SuperStar Awards GaLa

Love's Body -Art in the age of AIDS

Art
Sat Oct 2 - Sun Dec 5, 2010Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

This is an exhibition that examines social issues common all over the world, like aids and ...

Love's Body -Art in the age of AIDS

Hisashi Shimizu Photo Exhibition ‘All We Need is Love’

Art
Sun Aug 8 - Sat Aug 21, 2010Time Out Café & Diner

This touching and poignant photo exhibition at the Time Out Café & Diner Gallery Space in ...

Hisashi Shimizu Photo Exhibition ‘All We Need is Love’

The big 20 for gay film

Film  |  Jul 07 2010

Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival hits two decades

The big 20 for gay film

Gay film fest opens boundaries

Film  |  Jul 07 2010

Your guide to the Tokyo International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

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