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Shinjuku / Yotsuya / Ikebukuro

Family Fun in the Shinjuku / Yotsuya / Ikebukuro  Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

Your free curated guide for Expats living in Tokyo, Japan and families traveling to Japan. Mom created, curated and made! We are sharing our favorite family friendly attractions by area, including the latest events, best restaurants, exciting Tokyo cooking and craft classes, Japanese antiques and gift shopping, early open breakfast spots, indoor play centers, playgrounds and more! Don`t forget our popular Tokyo One Day Itineraries with Kids, Moving to Japan Guides. We provide all this information for free since we want you to enjoy your life and time in Tokyo and Japan as much as we do! .

Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Shinjuku / Yotsuya / Ikebukuro  Areas of Tokyo with your Family.

Sunshine Aquarium (Ikebukuro, Tokyo)

Don’t let the fact that the Sunshine Aquarium is located on the top of a shopping center sway you from visiting. The Sunshine Aquarium (renovated in 2017) is a great city aquarium where kids and adults can view a variety of ocean and freshwater fish and aquatic mammals. The Sunshine …

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Fire Museum (Yotsuya, Tokyo)

Tokyo Fire Museum, Tokyo with Kids

Kids and Firefighting fans will enjoy a few hours at the Fire Museum in Yotsuya, Tokyo. This  free five-floor museum run by the Tokyo Fire Department both explains the history of fire and earthquake prevention and protection in Japan and is a fun, interactive environment for kids to climb on …

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Space Museum TenQ, Toky Dome (Korakuen, Tokyo)

Space Museum TenQ is an entertainment museum set up to deepen your knowledge about the universe. Patrons can visit 9 different space related areas beginning with their projection mapping room. Sit and watch the walls undergo a variety of transformations then watch visuals of space and philosophers from past to present (5 …

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Tokyo Dome City Guide – Amusement Park

Tokyo Dome City

Tokyo Dome City is an easy destination amusement park. Kids from 6+ to teens can enjoy a half day at the Tokyo Dome City riding cool water thrills, roller coasters and drop and scream attractions.  Toddlers and pre-K also have fun on the merry-go-round and the huge ferris wheel. Korakoen …

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Pasela Resorts Shinjuku Yasukuni Dori – Karaoke & Bounce House Venue

Pasela Resorts Shinjuku Yasukuni Dori is another great spot on our list of Top Indoor Tokyo Birthday Parties from 0-8 year olds. Pasela Resorts offers Private Karaoke rooms with songs in both English and Japanese, multilingual food menu filled with asian cuisine, appetizers, finger foods, meats, pastas, their popular honey toast, and drink …

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Sky Circus Sunshine City Observatory and VR Space, Ikebukuro

Located on the 60th floor of Sunshine City sits Sky Circus, a hands on observatory with Virtual Reality stations, that kids and adults can enjoy. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city while enjoying the colorful attractions – many with English instruction.   Sky Circus will keep your kids engaged. …

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Mr Farmer Komazawa Olympic Park (Komazawa, Tokyo)

Mr Farmer is known for their farm-to-table concept, delivering fresh, locally produced food to local consumers. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free Mr Farmer offers something for everyone. Mr Farmer Komazawa (their 4th restaurant) is located in Komazawa Olympic Park at the Nishi-guchi gate or near the Jabu Jabu Ike (paddling …

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Good Morning Cafe Sendagaya – Tokyo Breakfast From 7:00

Good Morning Cafe Sendagaya, Tokyo Breakfast Brunch

The Good Morning Cafe Sendagaya opens every day at 7:00 and offers great breakfast options for the best price in Tokyo. If you are staying in the Shibuya or Shinjuku area it easy to get to; located right next to the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. Enjoy breakfast and then walk 8-10 …

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Blue Bottle Coffee (10 Cafes in Tokyo)

Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro

Blue Bottle Coffee (ブルーボトルコーヒー) opened their newest shop in Nakameguro. They now have stores in nine Tokyo locations and don’t seem to be slowing down – Sangenjaya, Meguro, Nakameguro, Shinagawa, Roppongi, Aoyama, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and their 1st was Kiyosumi Fukugawa (where they also roast).  I`m thrilled to have a …

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Bingoya Japanese Craft Shop, Shinjuku

Bingoya Japanese Craft Store

Bingoya Japanese Craft Shop has one of the widest selection of Japanese crafts in Tokyo. From paper to ceramics you will find what you are looking for at Bingoya. The store merchandise is located on five floors categorised by type of product. You will also find a very knowledgeable shop person …

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