With the 2016 edition of the Tokyo Auto Salon about to open its doors in a few hours, i thought it would be fun to revisit an article i once penned for a local magazine. A simple guide to surviving the largest and greatest automotive aftermarket show this side of the globe. When i first […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku: Surviving the Tokyo Auto Salon"
Tsutaya Bookstores T-site flagship store is one place i always love to revisit, besides the fantastic section dedicated to all things automotive, the excellent Ivy’s Place restaurant and a lovely little petshop, there is also the carpark where there will always be something cool or interesting parked up, even on days where planned meets are […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku: T-Site Sightings and Street-side Spotting"
Many people have asked me during my travels to Japan if i’ve ever visited Daikoku and although i’d love to one day have a go, without renting a car or having a local bring you around, it’s pretty much impossible for most overseas visitors to make trip. Sure i could have taken a taxi cab […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet in Odaiba-Part 2"
Odaiba Decks, my last stop for the cold cold night before the start of the Tokyo Auto Salon. This is real Tokyo street car culture, this is the Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet. Organised by Super Street magazine, Hardcore Tokyo and All That Low Japan. I have decided to split up this event’s writeup into two […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet in Odaiba-Part 1"
With the Tokyo Auto Salon right around the corner, my first day upon landing into Tokyo turned out to be a rather busy and tiring day, with places to go and meets to attend packed so close together on my schedule, i really only had my first meal of the day during dinner time, at […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: R(oppongi)WB"
If you have ever lusted over a Supercar, you’ll probably find it here one day or another. This is the showroom of dreams, this is Bingo Sports. I’ve been following Bingo Sports for a short while on Facebook and since i was in Tokyo, i decided to drop by for a visit. Little did i […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: Bingo Sports – The showroom of Dreams"
Surprises are always fun (the good ones as least), most people enjoy a surprise or two, so upon landing in Tokyo and on my way out to Yodabashi Akihabara for a data sim card, i chanced upon this very uniquely decorated i3 in BMW Group Studio right next to Tokyo Station. The artwork was a […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: The Cut & Sewn BMW i3"