10 Unique & Wacky Things You Must Do in Tokyo

Hi! We’re Candy and Crystal. We’re sisters who grew up as military brats and spent the first half of our lives in Japan. The majority of our family resides in Japan, but we ventured out and have spent the second half of our lives mainly in the United States. We both love traveling and have always documented our travels, so we decided it was time to share our travel experiences with the rest of the world.

Japan is the land of quirky, wacky and unique things and that's why we, along with millions of other travelers, love this country so much. On our last trip to Japan, I was on a mission to find the most unique and wacky things to do in Tokyo and here is my top 10 list:

KAWASAKI WAREHOUSE + www.thetravelpockets.com

1 | Kawasaki Warehouse

"Anata no Warehouse" meaning "Your Warehouse" located in Kawasaki (30-minute train ride from the center of Tokyo) is the coolest arcade center you will ever encounter. Designed to look like the run-down streets of Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong, everything looks grimy and rustic. This is a site not to be missed!

 

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2 | Robot Restaurant

Many view this place as a tourist trap and yes, 95% of the customers are foreigners, but it's still a crazy awesome show to watch. The larger than life monsters, robots and demons dancing with the bright, vibrant colors and lights is so trippy and quite an experience.

 

 

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3 | Steak Katsu

Steak katsu is a fairly new dish in Japan and very popular at the moment. There are people lined up for hours waiting to taste this delicious fried steak that just melts in your mouth. 

 

 

 

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4 | Shirohige's Cream Puff Factory

If you are a Totoro fan, you must visit this cafe as their yummy cream puffs are designed in the shape of Totoro. You can sit down and enjoy the dessert upstairs or take some home with you at the bakery and gift shop downstairs.

 

 

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5 | Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea is only in Japan and they have special characters exclusive to this park only. Duffy the bear and his friends are so popular in Japan that there is a line to get